Weekly Message - May 2018
Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Study
The final alternatives of the Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing study will be presented to the City Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7 pm in the Council Chambers for their selection of a preferred alternative. 

The project team will present the proposed alternatives and input received to date. Please join us to hear about this important project and to provide your feedback to help the City Council select the preferred alternative. The agenda and staff report can be found here .

Nominate Golden Acorn Award Recipients
The Golden Acorn Awards is a Menlo Park tradition. During this event, the Chamber celebrates community achievement through the volunteer efforts and contributions of organizations and individuals.

The Nominating Committee will select award recipients in
the fields of Business Excellence, Community Service, Professional Excellence, and Unsung Hero. The recipients are individual contributors, small businesses, organizations and non-profits serving Menlo Park.

You can fill out the PDF nomination form or complete the
online form . Nominations are due August 10, 2018 .
Chamber Mixer
Mix, meet, & mingle with local business professionals.

Come and learn about the Chamber and how you can be more involved as an ambassador of business success in Menlo Park. Chamber Mixers are your opportunity to network, interact, and promote your business. Take advantage of this chance to make connections and exchange ideas. 

Chamber Members and Member Guests are welcome.

Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 to 7 pm
Bank of the West, Menlo Park

Bike to Work Day
The Bay Area’s 24th annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018 with all nine Bay Area counties participating in the celebration. The event is part of National Bike Month.

  • Give bike commuting a try!
  • Participate in the biggest bicycle event in the Bay Area.
  • Take part in bicycle-friendly events happening all month.

Bay Area Brew & FanFest
Enjoy live music, artisan and crafts, sports team activities, Garlic Wars, and wine and beer tastings this Saturday, May 12 at Facebook's Bay Area Brew and FanFest from 1 to 6 pm at 1 Hacker Way .

Proceeds benefit local youth sports & mentoring programs.

Menlowe Ballet Presents: Illume
This riveting program features The Lady with the Lamp , choreographed by Artistic Director Michael Lowe and Associate Artistic Director Sarah-Jane Measor, Dennis Nahat’s Pas de Cinq from Swan Lake , and Donald McKayle’s Crossing the Rubicon: Passing the Point of No Return.

Order tickets here !

Friday, May 11, 8 pm
Saturday, May 12, 2 pm & 8 pm
Sunday, May 13, 2 pm
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center


May 9
6:30 to 8:30 pm, Redwood City Public Library

May 10
Thursday, Bay Area

May 11-13
Fri to Sun, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

May 12
1 to 6 pm, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park

May 13
11 am to 1 pm, Vallombrosa Center

May 13
Opens at noon, 1143 Crane St.

May 16
5:30 to 7 pm, Bank of the West

May 17
6:30 pm, Burlingame Library

May 18
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

May 18
5:30 to 7 pm, Bank of the West
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com