Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2015

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Welcome New Members

Do Business With Chamber Memember

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

BoomerangCast, LLC

Arjun Rai
Website
arjun@boomerangcast.com

Paychex
Brian Jones
Website
bjones5@paychex.com

Newmarket, an Amadeus Company
Steve Reiser
Website
sreiser@newmarketinc.com

Walnut Creek Masters Swim Team
Barry Behr
Website
behrapple@gmail.com

Homewatch CareGivers of Walnut Creek
Allan Chu
Website
econtracosta@homewatchcaregivers.com

No Kill Contra Costa County
Stefani Buzzard
Website
nokillcontracostacounty@gmail.com

Specialty Cafe and Bakery
Heidi Petoletti
Website

BARUS, LLC
Mahmut Dogan
Website
mdogan@bar-us.com

Core Vision Realty
Preston Cranford
preston@prestonc.com

Aloha Mind Math
Hali Hausman
Website
halihausmann@icloud.com

Blue Sky Financial Group
Greg Gorski
Website
greg.gorski@blueskybayarea.com

Papa John's Pizza
Boris Nikolov
Website
pizza4boris@gmail.com

Viamonte at Walnut Creek
Staci Chang
Website
schang@ncphs.org

Flywheel Sports
Daryl Mizrac
Website
dmizrac@flywheelsports.com

Elevents Group LLC
Evangeline Long
vangie@eleventsgroup.com

Safari Kid
Shalini Raj Singh
Website
walnutcreek@safarikidca.com
 

Ozapft is!


Saturday, October 17
10am to 5pm
Locust Street between Cypress & Civic...& Bonanza

For more information,
 Click here

For EXHIBITOR INFO, CLICK HERE

It's a Matter of Time

FREE* Seminar - Wednesday, October 14

​Social Media Time Savers
Wednesday, October 14 
Noon - 1:30pm 

Bring your lunch to the Chamber office and "lunch" while you learn.
Do you know that 43% of small businesses dedicate six or more hours per week to social media?  While it’s important to engage for social visibility and key connections online, we all want to do more in less time. This session will help you save time and get back to what you love to do – running your business or organization. FREE* to all members of the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors BureauNon-member fee: $45/session

To register, click here.

For seminar description, click here

It's Much Better to Give...than to Receive

Chamber Members Making a Difference

Congratulations to Chamber member White Pony Express. They are the recipient of The San Francisco Foundation's 2015 Innovation Award. White Pony Express is an all-volunteer program that partners with food retailers who have surplus food and delivers this surplus directly to 501(c)(3) organizations providing food to those in need in Contra Costa County. WPE will receive $20,000 from The San Francisco Foundation, a strategic workshop with Full Circle Fund, and featured in a series of short profiles on KQED, with filming beginning this week. Congratulations again  to our nonprofit member WPF and  member volunteer Mary Brooks, CFP,  Integre Wealth Management of Raymond James. 
 

ROCCO'S IS PARTICIPATING IN BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 
 
Enjoy dinner out; support breast cancer research

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Rocco's Ristorante  Pizzeria is doing its part to spread the word and help the cause. Rocco's staff will wear pink tees every Thursday in October to help bring awareness. If any member of a dine-in party is wearing pink on a Thursday in October, Rocco's will donate 5% of the check total to Breast Cancer Research. Visit Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria's Facebook page for details. Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria, 2909 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek

 
Chamber and Business Links member Victoria Gallagher and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night are featured in the October issue of 86 Degrees magazine! Please visit the story online here or look for it in the print edition available at establishments around town.Great job, Victoria! Congratulations to you, fellow Business Links member Jennifer Shah, and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the great coverage and publicity.
 
Thank you Walnut Creek Chamber & Community Members for the Success of the
Stuff The Bus Donation Drive
Every child deserves the opportunity to excel in school, but unfortunately, not every student has the proper supplies that will help them achieve their academic goals.The AD16 Stuff the Bus Donation Drive was a huge success. Thanks to all of you who helped to stuff the Chamber bin. Together we collected a trove of school supplies for children in our Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting


The Chamber Ambassadors invite you to join them as they help celebrate the grand openings of  two new member business and welcome them to the neighborhood with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
 
Thursday, October 8
Ribbon Cutting at 5:30p.m.

Fashionknit
1867 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek CA 94598

Jeanine Bould, Owner

 Whether you've never touched a needle before, or your grandmother taught you when you were five... the unexpected you'll learn in our classes will amaze you!
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OPENING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9!
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Monday, October 12 at 5:30pm
FLYWHEEL
THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! 
Flywheel Sports, 1373 North Main St, Walnut Creek 

We’re excited to FLY with you, Walnut Creek! Our doors will officially open on Friday, October 9th, and we look forward to riding or pulsing with you! Check out our FREE preview class schedule, CLICK HERE-   and book your spot today.  

We Get by With a Little Help From Our Friends!

Volunteer for Community Service Day October 10

Give Back
 Volunteer for Community Service Day
Join the Chamber and the community on Saturday, October 10 and volunteer for Walnut Creek's annual Community Service Day. Projects are available for all ages, including families and children. Click here to check it out and sign up! 

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