Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter  

Week of  October   28, 2019

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

Joel Saxe

Bank of Guam
Shawn McKenna

Bye Junk
Matthew Herman

Get Ready to

Walnut Creek On Ice!
Returns to Civic Park
November 8 - January 20, 2020

Children's Winter Festival
November 9 |11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Walnut Creek On Ice! Civic Park
Children, families, and the young-at-heart can kick off the ice skating season with the  Children's Winter Festival. Festivities will include a star performance by  Sochi Olympian Polina Edmunds, Rocco's pizza,
 sno-cones, hot chocolate, photo booth, and more. Free admission and skates for the first 250 guests; $5 admission until 5 p.m., and then regular price of $15 per person.      Includes skate rentals.
Click Here, for all the 
Wine, Women & Shoes

Wine Women & Shoes
(also affectionately known as WW&S)   is an engaging and exciting fundraising event where community-minded, philanthropic women (and a few good men) gather to sip, shop, savor, and support a worthy cause in a chic, fun, and innovative way. 
For a look-see at this exciting event,  click here.

Chamber members who would like to add their time and talent to this newly forming committee, please contact Linda Vesneski, Chamber Marketing Director, at lvesneski@walnut-creek.com.
We're Hiring!

We're Hiring in
Shadelands - Walnut Creek
American Swim Academy
2650 Shadelands Drive, Suite C
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Love What You Do!
Flexible P/T & F/T hours
Great hourly rate $16 - $19
plus benefits

Call or Apply Online
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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Learn All About Us!

New Member Orientation Meeting
Wednesday, November 13 
 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.  

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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


See What's Playing  Click here 

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate at the
5th annual Walnut Creek Oktoberfest.
To all of the hard-working volunteers and beverage booth sponsors who worked
so tirelessly throughout the day, thank you is not enough!

We Couldn't Do Without All of You!
A Small Handful
presented by
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
in conjunction with
John Muir Health and Stanford Children's Health
Celebrating 15 Years of Excellence
East Bay Women's Conference

Due to the limited number of seats now available, 
online registration has been suspended. 
P lease call the Chamber office to make reservations.
(925) 934-2007
Registration With Early Bird Pricing Through December 13,  2019 
$225/person if purchased by December 13, 2019; $250 thereafter
Keynote and guest speaker presentations
Breakout sessions | Exhibitor booths | Networking
Includes continental breakfast, gourmet lunch, afternoon reception & more.
Hall of Fame

Sponsorship Opportunities
To learn how you or your organization can become a part of this amazing day-long conference, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, Senior Vice President & EBWC Founder, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at (925) 934-2007   mhoch@walnut-creek.com
For a EBWC Sponsorship Brochure,    Click Here .
Thank you to the following sponsors who will join us in celebrating
 the EBWC 15-year Anniversary!
2020 EBWC Sponsor as of October 21.

Very Cool Advertising Space

Walnut Creek On Ice! - 10 Weeks of Very Cool Advertising 
November 8 - January 20, 2020
Promote your business from November 8 through January 201, 2020 with a  dasher board at the holiday outdoor ice rink in Civic Park. Your business name will be visible to more than 40,000 skaters and 120,000 spectators throughout the 10-week season. For details on dasher boards and other sponsorship opportunities, click here. Dasher board flyer with application, click here .
Networking  Holiday Celebration

November BASH & Holiday Celebration!

Thursday, November 14 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
MassMutual Financial Group3003 Oak Road, Suite #250 Walnut Creek 

Our November BASH & Holiday Celebration will be hosted by MassMutual Financial Group with catering from Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar! David N. Sachs Photography & Film will be onsite providing complimentary headshots for Chamber members (one free image per person).
We can't think of a better way to head into the holiday season than with a Chamber BASH. 

This event is FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members; please remember to bring your business card. Non-member admission is $20.00 [cash or check only] and a business card.  
Make a BIG Impact...Shop SMALL

A day to rally people in Walnut Creek to get out & SHOP SMALL!

Saturday, November 30, 2019 is Small Business Saturday® - a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Whether it's your barbershop or one-stop garden supply store, these small businesses keep our community strong and vibrant. 

Small Business Owners: To learn more about the event, how to participate, and receive free marketing materials. Click here
Far Away Places
History & Culture - Culinary Superpower
Amazing Landscapes - Thrills & Chills
* Vietnam April 21 - 30, 2020
Join the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau as we travel to Vietnam. Our journey will take us to Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City. Choose options for a pre-tour to Cambodia April 17 - 22, 2020, and a post-tour to Singapore April 30 - May 3, 2020, to enhance the already fabulous itinerary.

*Book your trip by October 31 and receive a $100 discount per traveler.

Questions? Call Lynn Pauline at the Walnut Creek Chamber (925) 934-2007
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