Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter  

Week of  September  10, 2019
Is Your Business Listed Here?
They'll All Be at the 
Business TradeFaire
on September 24...
Where Will You Be?

Changing The Future Outcome -
Elite CBD
AS OF 9/6/19

To learn more about these new member businesses, visit their websites.

Learn to Swim!

to the Shadelands
American Swim Academy
2650 Shadelands Drive, Suite C
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
American Swim Academy has been teaching the Bay Area to swim since 1973. Our goal is to promote water safety, comfort and stroke technique for all ages and abilities. View flyer  here & visit our website.
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Break a Sweat

Saturday, October 5 | 8:00 am
Heather Farm Park

Our  5th annual Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run & Walk , in partnership with MDUSD Education Foundation, is an excellent opportunity for you, your friends, and your family to help raise money and awareness for a great cause. We warmly welcome all ages and skill levels to participate in the Run & Walk. And whether you're an athlete or an observer, you'll enjoy the entertainment we'll have for both children and adults.
Register  today
and help support our local schools.

For an informational flyer, click here.

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Marketing & Advertising 
A variety of effective marketing opportunities are available through the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. They include Web Advertising, e-Broadcast Advertising, and more! 
Click here.
For Members Only

Job Postings

See What's Happening
Visit the

Diablo Ballet


Upcoming Concerts

5th Annual
Short Film Competition

See What's Playing Click here 

Look to the Left
Then There Were None...Only a Few Spots Remain
Leadership Contra Costa sm
Accepting Applications for the 2019 - 2020 Season


Sponsored by the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Leadership Contra Costa sm (LCC), the Bay Area's premier countywide leadership program, accepts 28-32 individuals from throughout the county with diverse backgrounds to participate in the program. LCC is geared to people who want to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work.  
For more than 30 years Leadership Contra Costasm has been helping identify and prepare community leaders. With an alumni roster of more than 800 graduates, including Mayor of Walnut Creek Cindy Silva, former Mayors Loella Haskew, Justin Wedel, and Kathy Hicks, former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach, former Concord Mayor, Lou Rosas; Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder; and Ret. Superior Court Judge Harlan Grossan, this program has proven to be an asset to the community and society. 

If you are interested in finding out more about the program,contact Marcie Hochhauser, SVP, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau on (925) 934-2007. 

If you would like to submit an application for the 2019-2020 class, please click here .
Looking for Adventure
History & Culture - Culinary Superpower
 Amazing Landscapes - Thrills & Chills

Unforgettable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam! 

Make your next travel adventure Vietnam, 
April 21 -30, 2020 ! Our tour will take travelers to visit the towns of Hanoi; Hoi An; Hue and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).  Choose options for a pre-tour to Cambodia and post-tour to Singapore to enhance the already fabulous itinerary. Learn more about this amazing adventure from the owner of Jet Vacations. 

TODAY AT NOON: Tuesday, September 10, Walnut Creek Chamber office |  Click here
For trip brochure, click here  |   Questions?  Call the Chamber and ask for 
Lynn Pauline (925) 934-2007.
How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis:
Examples, Strategies, and Templates
by Casandra Campbell |Apr 24, 2019
Front and Center this Fall
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, Walnut Creek Downtown
and Presenting Sponsor
invite you to participate in the Fifth Annual
 Walnut Creek Oktoberfest
  The fifth annual Walnut Creek Oktoberfest returns Saturday, October 19 to beautiful Civic Park in downtown Walnut Creek. This popular community event offers fun for the entire family and attracts nearly 10,000 attendees from all over the East Bay.
Exhibitor and Vendor  Registration Forms: 
Sponsorship Opportunities - Contact Jay Hoyer, President, Walnut Creek Chamber  of Commerce  (925) 934-2007 |  jhoyer@walnut-creek.com  
Learn All About Us!
New Member Orientation Meeting
Wednesday, September18 |  4pm - 5pm
Walnut Creek Chamber Office
1280 Civic Dr. #100,  Walnut Creek

Join us at our orientation for new members, existing members and prospective members. This meeting offers an overview of the Chamber, programs and events, public policy initiatives and activities, sponsorship opportunities, networking, and ways to get involved.   Register here.

Work Party

Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon 
Give a Half-Day for the Community Help a Favorite Cause
With more than 50 projects to choose from, Community Service Day 2019 offers something for all ages, all interests, and all skill levels. You can download a summary Project Catalog, or visit the online registration pages for complete details. You also can check out the project options by category. For complete details and to sign up as a volunteer, click here. 
Artful Endeavors
Walnut Creek Downtown is proud to announce a new musical art project called, "Painted Pianos!" Eight pianos will be donated by Steinway Piano Gallery and hand-painted by local artists on site, in downtown Walnut Creek and the Center for Community Arts' Shadelands campus courtyard.  The pianos will be strategically placed for the public to play September 9-October 18. Live performances by professionals and/or special guests appearances will take place every Tuesday (September 10, 17, 24 & October 1, 8, 15) from 12-1pm at three locations: 1655 N. Main St., 1501 Locust St., and 1328 N. Main St. The project goal is to bring community members together to create musical memories in Downtown Walnut Creek!

The  Lesher Center for the Arts  is proud to be the cornerstone of Downtown Walnut Creek's premiere  Arts District !  Bordered by Locust Street, Bonanza Street, California Boulevard and Civic Drive, the  Arts District  is home to delicious restaurants and spectacular retail.  Learn how you can become an Arts District Partner, click here & visit  www.lesherartscenter.org

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