Weekly Message - September 2018
2018 Golden Acorn Awards
Congratulations to the 2018 Golden Acorn Award recipients!

  • All Students Matter
  • Menlowe Ballet
  • Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Meals on Wheels
  • William L. "Bill" McClure, City Attorney

Announcing the Keynote Speaker:

Rich Gordon
President/CEO, California Forestry Association
former California State Assemblymember

Please join us on Thursday, September 20th at Hotel Nia to commemorate their achievements!
Tenant Relocation Assistance Draft Ordinance
The city of Menlo Park seeks public feedback on a proposed draft ordinance to require tenant relocation assistance for displaced households. Please attend the public meetings or send your comments in advance.

Wednesday, September 12, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Menlo Park Senior Center

Thursday, September 13, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
City Council Chambers

Cross the Creek Business Mixer
To support young professionals and local business community, Visa is pleased to host the September Cross the Creek Business Mixer + EPIC Young Professionals Meet Up on  Thursday, September 25th , from  5:30 to 7:30 pm at 385 Sherman Ave, Palo Alto .

Join us at this amazing Mega Mixer, with the Palo Alto and Menlo Park Chambers of Commerce, for drinks and light bites on the third floor outdoor patio at Visa's beautiful Silicon Valley office.

Menlo Park´s Climate Action Support
Art Ventures is presenting Michal Killen´s painting "Safeguard California, Goal 6" which is 24 ft long and 5 ft tall. Michael will be in the gallery for an art talk today, Tuesday, September 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm  about his projects for Stanford´s Energy Summits, NASA Ames California. He will unveil and describe his latest painting.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
The Friends of the Library book sale is back! Stop by and save money on some wonderful books, all while supporting the library.

This two-day sale will run at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, September 15, from 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, September 16, from 12 to 2 pm . On Sunday, you will be able to fill a bag with books for only $5.

The Science of Stress at Work
The Science of Stress at Work: What Employees and Employers Need to Know with Jay Azarow, PhD. 

Feeling stressed at work? If so, you're not alone: the 24/7/365 nature of the Silicon Valley work life can take a toll on performance, health, and happiness. Join us to learn science-based practical ways to reduce and manage stress; cultivate resilience; enhance energy and focus; and boost performance, productivity, and job satisfaction.

Thursday, September 13, 7 to 8:30 pm
Stanford Blood Center, Palo Alto


September 12
6 to 8 pm, CCRM San Francisco, Menlo Park

September 12 & 13
6:30 to 8:30 pm, Senior Center & City Chambers

September 13
7 to 8:30 pm, Stanford Blood Center, Palo Alto

September 14
7:30 to 9:15 pm, Burgess Park

September 15
3 to 6 pm, Hotel Nia, Menlo Park

September 15 & 16
Saturday & Sunday, Menlo Park Library

September 16
6 to 7:30 pm, Menlo-Atherton Center for Performing Arts

September 20
5 to 7 pm, Hotel Nia, Menlo Park

September 20
6 to 8 pm, Onetta Harris Community Center

September 21
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

September 22
10 am to 4 pm, San Mateo County Event Center

September 22
3 to 6 pm, Hotel Nia, Menlo Park
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com