Weekly Message ~ August 2019
Business News
2019 Golden Acorn Awards Recipients Announced
We are pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Golden Acorn Awards, each serving the community through Business Excellence, Community Service, Professional Leadership and Environmental Stewardship. 

  • Café Zoe
  • Tour de Menlo
  • MidPen Housing
  • St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room
  • Tarlton Properties
  • West Bay Recycled Water – Sharon Heights Project (Public-Private Partnership)

Congratulations to the each of the recipients!

Please join us on Thursday, September 19th at Hotel Nia to celebrate their achievements!
Local Minimum Wage Proposal Community Meeting
On September 10, 2019, the City Council will consider a new local ordinance that requires employers to pay a minimum wage of $15 per hour effective January 1, 2020. The law applies to all employers operating in Menlo Park, California.

Join us for a discussion about the minimum wage proposal at the Community Meeting this Thursday.

Thursday, August 22, 6:30 pm
701 Laurel St., Menlo Park

Paws for Paws
Menlo Park Police Foundation Presents: Paws for Paws
Bring your family and four-legged friends to Burgess Park on Saturday, August 24 from 10 am to 2 pm .

There will be:
  • K-9 Demos
  • Live Music
  • Food & Drinks
  • Raffles & Prizes
  • Bouncy House
  • Laser Tattoos
  • Local Vendors
  • K-9 Meet & Greet

Admission is FREE. Proceeds support the MPPD K-9 Program & Operation Freedom Paws

Around Menlo Park
Summer Concert Series - Luv Bomb
The Summer Concert Series is a wonderful community event enjoyed by all ages as is a great way to engage with the Menlo Park residents. Families can picnic, dance, and visit with friends and neighbors while listening to a wide variety of music.

Luv Bomb (Soul/Funk)
Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 to 8 pm
Kelly Park, Menlo Park

Menlo Movie Series - Incredibles 2
Welcome Menlo Park's newest community event for all ages. Launched in 2014, the Menlo Movie Series features free movies in Downtown Menlo Park. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don't forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars.

Friday, August 23, 8:15 pm
Burgess Park, Menlo Park

Members at Work
Senior Showcase this Friday
Come to the Senior Showcase Information Fair this Friday for resources and services from all over San Mateo County!

Free services include:
  • Goody Bags
  • Giveaways
  • Refreshments
  • Door Prizes
  • Visit booths with senior services
  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Ask the Pharmacists by Peninsula Pharmacists Association

Friday, August 23, 9 am to 1 pm
800 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park

Mark Your Calendar
June 2-October 13
7 nights a week, 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

August 9-September 16
Art Ventures Gallery, Menlo Park

August 20
6 to 8 pm, 888 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park

August 20
6:30 to 8 pm, Kelly Park, Menlo Park

August 22
6:30 pm, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park

August 23
8:15 pm, Burgess Park, Menlo Park

August 24
10 am to 2 pm, Burgess Park, Menlo Park
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