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Put the Spotlight On Your Business
Have you been waiting to host a Chamber Business and Social Hour? Now's your chance to let us know! We are now accepting requests to fill our 2017 calendar. Hosting is a great way to showcase your business to Chamber members, non-members, government officials, educators and local businesses. If you would like to co-host a BASH with another Chamber member, please send back only one form that includes each host's contact information. We will contact the 2017 hosts when the calendar is set and maintain a waiting list for those we were unable to accommodate. To access the form, click here.
Be Seen at the Coolest Place in the East Bay
Walnut Creek on Ice will welcome skaters beginning November 11, 2016 and continue daily through January 16, 2017. An anticipated 42,000+ skaters and thousands more onlookers, guests, and families, will visit the outdoor ice rink in Walnut Creek. This 10-week extravaganza, organized by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Walnut Creek Downtown, offers unrivaled partnering opportunities that will put your brand name in front of a highly lucrative market, at the time of year when exposure is most easily turned into sales. Download a sponsorship brochure here.
The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce is pleased to once again be working with the cartographic and marketing firm of Target Marketing Inc. to publish a new, up-to-date, full-color Greater Walnut Creek Area Street Map and Resource Guide.
The Civic Affairs committee represents the Chamber and the business community in local, state and governmental issues and meets once per month, generally every second Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. Read on to find out this month's information.
Hundreds "Break a Sweat for Education" at annual Yours Humanly 5K Presented by Bank of the West
The 2016 Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run, presented by Bank of the West, held Sat., Oct.15, at Heather Farm Park, drew hundreds of runners, walkers, supporters, and sponsors on a crisp fall morning. Funds raised by the family-friendly event support the local and global programs of Yours Humanly, an East Bay nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education.
Walnut Creek Chamber Board Chair and published author Linda Rimac Colberg is pleased to announce the opening of the Stephen Joseph Photographic Gallery, which will exclusively feature the photographic art of her book collaborator Stephen Joseph. Linda and Stephen's book, Mount Diablo, The Life and Landscapes of a California Treasure, was published by Chamber member Mount Diablo Interpretive Association and is available through MDIA's website at mdia.org. The gallery is located at Summit Ranch, 100 Summit Ranch Road, in Alamo, and the public is invited to the gallery's opening reception on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2-6pm. Linda hopes to see you there!
GNU Group Ribbon Cutting
We joined GNU Group for their Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate their Walnut Creek office opening. The GNU Group is a design and project management firm providing branding, environmental graphics and architectural signage, wayfinding, and marketing communications for real estate owners, developers, users and their consultants. For more information, visit their website
True Food Kitchen Ribbon Cutting
We joined True Food Kitchen for their Ribbon Cutting on opening day and enjoyed a delicious lunch! Be sure to stop by. You can find more information by visiting their website
Walnut Creek City Council Candidates' Forum
Lemonade Ribbon Cutting
We joined Lemonade for their Ribbon Cutting ceremony and community preview. The food was delicious—Thank you for including us! Be sure to check it out. For more information, visit their website.
Our Halloween BASH will be hosted by Alamo Capital. Our hosts plan to "treat" you with some hauntingly good belly laughs...in addition to fun, food, wine, and networking. This spooktacular event will be held on Thursday, October 27 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at 201 N. Civic Drive, #360, Walnut Creek. For more information, click here. Read More
Apres Soleil Ribbon Cutting
We joined Apres Soleil Airbrush Tanning for their Ribbon Cutting ceremony. It was a wonderful event—Thank you for including us! Be sure to check them out. For more information, visit their website.