Weekly Message ~ October 2019
Business News
Stanford Blood Center - Urgent Need for All Blood Types
The flu season is here, and local residents are being asked to donate all blood types at Stanford Blood Center (SBC) to ensure a sustainable supply to meet the needs of patients at local hospitals.

Schedule your appointment here !

Stanford Blood Center
445 Burgess Drive, Menlo Park
Around Menlo Park
VA Menlo Park Country Store Annual Fundraiser
VA Palo Alto Health Care System presents the:
Menlo Park Country Store Annual Fundraiser

It will include the following:
  • Baked Goods
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Silent Auction

All proceeds benefit Veterans!

Thursday, October 24, 8 am to 2 pm
Menlo Park Division, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park
Atrium of Building 334

Back to School Health Fair
The  Back to School Health Fair  is a free event for all children and families to receive immunizations, health screenings, and information from a wide range of community partners. This event will feature vendors providing free flu shots and free screenings for vision, dental, and Hepatitis B. Exhibitors from all across the district will provide information on resources such as free legal services, therapy and service dogs, free bike repairs, and healthcare providers.

Saturday, October 26, 9 am to 12 pm
Ravenswood Middle School
2450 Ralmar Avenue, East Palo Alto

Halloween Hoopla Parade and Trick-or-Treat
Put on your Halloween costume and parade through downtown Menlo Park at our annual Halloween Hoopla on Saturday, October 26 at Fremont Park .

Halloween Costume Parade
11 am
Come in costume and participate in the annual parade to Fremont Park. Receive a free trick-or-treat bag! The parade will start in the parking lot behind Cheeky Monkey.

11:30 am to 2 pm
After the parade, trick or treat in downtown Menlo Park stores that display a trick-or-treat sign on their door. Entertainment and crafts will also be available at Fremont Park.

Members at Work
Park James Hotel Speaker Series Begins Tonight
Join Park James Hotel for a speaker series with author Scott Evans!  You are invited to: JUMP THE FENCE
The special event will highlight the book release of Pacoima Days , the story behind the stories that inspired the movies "The Sandlot," and "Radio Flyer." A reception featuring book signing, wine, and small bites from Oak+Violet will follow the event.
Tuesday, October 22, 7 pm to 9 pm 
Galway Room at Park James Hotel 

Mark Your Calendar
October 22
7 pm to 9 pm, Galway Room at Park James Hotel

October 24
8 am to 2 pm, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park

October 26
9 am to 12 pm, Ravenswood Middle School, East Palo Alto

October 26
11 am to 2 pm, Fremont Park, Menlo Park

October 26
11 am to 3 pm, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park

November 1
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

November 4
10:30 am, Menlo Circus Club, Atherton

November 6
6:30 to 8:30 pm, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com