Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Newsletter
Week of October 31, 2016 
Mail-in, or absentee, ballots may be dropped off at Walnut Creek City Hall until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, thanks to the county Election's Office's " Coco Vote-n-Go" program.  Look for the specially marked collection box in the first-floor lobby.  City Hall is at 1666 N. Main Street; the lobby is currently open 24/7.
Walnut Creek Chamber Endorses
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, City Council Incumbents Loella Haskew, Bob Simmons, and Justin Wedel, Measure X

Get Your Skate On!
The Coolest Place in Town
Holiday Outdoor Ice Rink
 Opens November 11

Holiday Outdoor Ice Rink  11.11.16 - 1.16.17 
 Get  ready to get your groove on with a pair of ice skates at Walnut Creek on Ice, brought to you by the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and  Walnut Creek Downtown. We're celebrating our 12th season in Civic Park and you're invited to join in the fun! 

WCOI   offers Skating Lessons, Birthday Parties, Themed Nights, Private Ice Rental, and much more. 
For all the "Cool" details,

For a Sponsorship Brochure,

Get Shanghaied
Shanghai! Beijing!
Back by popular demand. The Walnut Creek Chamber is heading back to China! Join us as we visit the cities of Beijing and Shanghai.  For a trip brochure, Click here.

To ask for more information, call the Chamber and ask for Lynn Pauline. (925) 934-2007.
Welcome  New Members

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

360 Medical Weight Specialists
Anne Gartner
Just Be Jewelry
Jill Jarmel
Lareen Fender 
The Ballet School Performing Arts
Jennifer Perry
Lee & Associates
Alex Peck
Ann Ness
MOD Pizza
Zach Alling
Next Phase College & Career Advising
Lisa Spencer
SafeAmerica Credit Union
Melissa Buendia
Spectrum Credit Union
Ana Ramos
ZLC Corporation
Zali Lorincz
What's Happening?

Gourmet East Bay
Saturday, November 5
Broadway  Plaza, Walnut Creek
Featuring dancing to music by the Big Bang Beat!

Chamber BASH
Business and Social Hour
Thursday, November 17
 5:30 - 7:00pm
Hosted by
Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria
The Pleasure of Your Company
12th Annual  East Bay Women's Conference

East Bay Women's Conference 
 Monday, March 6, 2017

Don't miss this amazing sponsorship opportunity!

The  EBWC  is the most anticipated and talked about  women's conference in the Bay Area!
 Always a sold out event
 Unique, high-caliber demographic
 Vast array of pre-event & event day publicity
 Intimate venue guarantees brand visibility 
 Interact with your target market throughout the day 
 Amazing speakers 

For a Sponsorship Brochure, Click Here.
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@wlanut-creek.com  

BASH Italian Style!

Chamber Business and Social Hour
Thursday, November 17 | 5:30 - 7:00pm
2909 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek 

The Holiday BASH goes Italian style this year. So "tutti a tavolo a mangiare pizza" while networking at   Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria on  Thursday, November 17. The Chamber B.A.S.H. is always a great place to make important business connections, hear first-hand what's going on in the community, and meet with chamber members, and other business leaders. See you there! This event is  FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members.  Non-member price is $10.00 (cash only) Please bring your business cards.  TO REGISTER,   CLICK HERE
Open For Business
Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings
Come celebrate the  Grand Opening  of your newest neighbor!  Join the  Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadors and  staff  as they welcome  MOD Pizza  with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their Grand Opening.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting!
New Orchards Location
 Monday, November 7 at noon 
2353 Oak Grove Road,  Walnut Creek |
(925) 378-6435
Free pizza for the first 52 people through  the door plus other giveaways.  100% of all
pizza sales from  opening day will  be donated to the Walnut Creek Education Foundation.
Seattle-based MOD Pizza is the pioneer of the fast casual made-to-order pizza segment, founded in 2008 by entrepreneurs Scott and Ally Svenson. MOD's individual artisan-style pizzas are made on demand, allowing customers to create their own pizzas and salads, using fresh-pressed dough and signature sauces for one price.

1401 Civic Court,  Concord

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