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Monday, October 15, 2018Chamber Board

Chamber Board Meeting

The Lafayette Chamber Office will be closed on Monday, October 15 from 11:30am-2pm while the staff meets with the Chamber Board for their monthly meeting at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa.

When:
Monday, October 15, 2018 12:00 PM thru 02:00 PM

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Sunday, October 21, 2018Signature Chamber Event

Lafayette Res Run for Education

The Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lafayette are co-sponsors of the Lafayette Res Run for Education which is traditionally held on a Sunday in October. Beneficiaries of the event are the local schools and the services and programs of the Chamber. The Run is the city’s most popular “family affair”, involving kids, parents, grandparents, and hundreds of serious runners from throughout the Bay Area.  

 

Participants compete in a 10k or 5k certified runs and a 2 mile run/walk for fun through downtown Lafayette, around the reservoir (10k only) and back. Sprinters, walkers, the “stroller brigade” and many of Lafayette’s top four legged residents share the streets on that festive Sunday morning. Don’t miss the live music and the Healthy Lifestyles Fair!

 

Event Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

 

Start Location: On Mt. Diablo Blvd. at Oak Hill Road

Online Registration: NOW OPEN

On Location Registration Opens: 6:30am

Staggered Start Times: 5k Certified Run 8:00am, 10k Certified Run 8:15am, 2mi run/walk 8:45am

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:Lafayette Chamber Office, 251 Lafayette Circle, Ste 150.  Thursday-Saturday, October 18-20, 10am-6pm

 

When:
Sunday, October 21, 2018 6:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:

Downtown Lafayette

 

 

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018Mixer

Mixer at Orinda Academy

Join us for our October Mixer at Orinda Academy, 19 Altarinda Road, Orinda, on Wednesday, October 24 from 5:30pm-7:00pm. Bring your business cards! Bring your business cards!

This event is free, but registration is requested. 

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Orinda Academy

19 Altarinda Road, Orinda

 

 

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Friday, October 26, 2018Coffee with the ...

Coffee with the Steve Falk & Jeff Heyman

Join us for Coffee with Steve Falk & Jeff Heyman on Friday, October 26, 8am-9am, at the Lafayette City Offices, 3685 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Room 265. 

  

When:
Friday, October 26, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

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Friday, October 26, 2018Signature Chamber Event

Trick or Treat Street

For a fun, safe Halloween event, children and their parents are invited to Trick-or-Treat on Mt. Diablo Blvd. from Plaza Way to Dewing Ave, Lafayette Circle and in La Fiesta Square from 4:00-6:00pm on Friday, October 26, 2018.

 

All participating businesses will display a “Trick-or-Treat Poster” and balloons. Please come in costume to receive a special treat. Don’t forget to bring a Trick-or-Treat bag!


When:
Friday, October 26, 2018 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Downtown Lafayette

 

 

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018Tuesday Talks

Tuesday Talk: Six Key Ways to Help Your Group Thrive!

Want to know how to manage common problems in groups or learn the best tips for encouraging members to increase their work-related or emotional ROI? No matter what kind of group you are leading, from quitting smoking to getting over divorce or from workplace teams to book clubs, people who support each other are often more effective at problem solving and mutual aid than individuals working in isolation. You will learn techniques for strengthening the group you work with as well as different types of groups, leadership styles, roles and group agreements. Our guest speaker is Ann Steiner, Ph.D., MFT, Certified Group Psychotherapist, Fellow, American Group Psychotherapy Association, FAGPA, Psychotherapist/ Consultant / Professional Speaker - Author: Just released Help Your Group Thrive: A Workbook and Planning Guide, Routledge Books - www.DrSteiner.com
 

FB: https://www.facebook.com/DrAnnSteiner/


When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lafayette Chamber Office, 251 Lafayette Circle, Ste 150
Registration:
Free, registration encouraged, due to limited space.

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For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018Mixer

Mixer at Lafayette Police Station

Join us for a Special Mixer at the Lafayette Police Station, 3471 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette on Wednesday, November 7 from 5:30pm-7:00pm. 

This event is free, but registration is requested. 

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Lafayette Police Station

3471 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette

 

 

 

Registration Info:
This event is free, but registration is requested.

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For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Monday, November 12, 2018Office Closure

OFFICE CLOSED

The Lafayette Chamber Office will be closed for the Veteran's Day Holiday on Monday, November 12.

When:
Monday, November 12, 2018 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018Social Media Workshop

Create Engaging Visuals for Social Media Using Free Tools

Step by step! Free tools and tips for creating engaging visuals to share on social media, in emails and on your website/blog. 6-7:30pm, Library Homework Center. Speaker: Robin S Fox, Digital Strategist

 

Social Media Workshops Sponsor Logos 

  

When:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 6:00 PM
Where:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center

Homework Room

 

Registration Info:
This event is free, but registration is requested because space is limited. 

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Friday, November 16, 2018Signature Chamber Event

40th Annual Community Thanksgiving Breakfast

The 40th Annual Community Thanksgiving Breakfast will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

 

We invite everyone - politicos, non-profits, school representatives, business leaders, community leaders, Rotaries, our Chamber members and friends to all come together to share in a breakfast and enjoy a special speaker. Event starts at 7am and ends by 8:30am.  Cost is $25 per person.

Pastor Dan Senter from Our Savior's Lutheran Church will provide the Invocation and Rev. Robin Wells from the Lafayette United Methodist Church will do the Benediction at the end of the breakfast.


When:
Friday, November 16, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:30 AM
Where:

Our Savior's Lutheran Church


1035 Carol Ln, Lafayette

 

 

Register:
For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Monday, November 19, 2018Chamber Board

Chamber Board Meeting

The Lafayette Chamber Office will be closed on Monday, November 19 from 11:30am-2pm while the staff meets with the Chamber Board for their monthly meeting at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa.

When:
Monday, November 19, 2018 12:00 PM

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Thursday, November 22, 2018Office Closure

OFFICE CLOSED

The Lafayette Chamber office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

When:
from Thursday, November 22, 2018 9:00 AM
thru Friday, November 23, 2018 4:00 PM

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Friday, November 23, 2018Office Closure

OFFICE CLOSED

The Lafayette Chamber office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

When:
Friday, November 23, 2018 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018Mixer

Mixer at Lafayette Physical Therapy

Join us for our November Mixer at Lafayette Physical Therapy, 3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B110, Lafayette on Wednesday, November 28 from 5:30pm-7:00pm. Bring your business cards!

This event is free, but registration is requested. 

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Registration Info:
This event is free, but registration is requested.

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For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Thursday, December 06, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting/Open House at sewnow! fashion studio

sewnow! is excited to announce we have re-located to our fabulous new light filled studio! You will find us at 3455 Golden Gate Way just a block and a half from our former space. We can’t wait to show you our new set-up and all of the creativity that is brewing here. Please join us on December 6th from 5:30 - 7:30 to celebrate our new location and our 12th anniversary in business in Lafayette. 


When:
Thursday, December 06, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
3455 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette
Registration Info:
This event is free but registration is requested.

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For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Friday, December 07, 2018Signature Chamber Event

It's a Wonderful Life in Lafayette

Join us for “It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette” Holiday Celebration on December 7, 2018 from 4:00-6:30pm at Lafayette’s Plaza Park, located in downtown Lafayette.

 

Free admission! Fun, family-friendly celebration –  tree lighting, live music, community sing-a-long, crafts — and this Santa’s “sleigh” is Lafayette’s historic fire truck, Old Betsy!

 

Arrive early and plan to stay! This fun and festive event includes visits with Santa, official holiday tree lighting ceremony, one-of-a-kind photo ops with the Town Hall Elves, live musical entertainment, crafts, holiday treats and a holiday sing-a-long.

 

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. Santa is scheduled to parade along Golden Gate Way on Lafayette’s treasured Old Betsy fire engine, along with a police escort. This caravan will start from the Lafayette Historical Society and arrive at Lafayette Plaza Park at 4:30 p.m. A must-not-miss for the little ones!

 

Throughout the event there will be activities for the kids, light refreshments and lots of photo opportunities, including posing with Santa and Old Betsy and the Town Hall Elves. Where else can someone take such a fun holiday photo?

 

There will also be live entertainment throughout the event, including local student musicians and singers.

 

Already a popular Lafayette holiday tradition, the “It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette” holiday event is designed as a time to share holiday cheer as we celebrate this wonderful community we live in. This includes enjoying the beautiful holiday drawings created by Lafayette’s many 3rd graders that will be exhibited at the event.

 

The “It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette” event is presented by the Lafayette Chamber, and sponsored by local Lafayette Realtor The Dana Green Team and Branagh Development, who together are also hosting the environmentally-friendly downtown Lafayette twinkle lights for the 2018 Holiday Season.

  

When:
Friday, December 07, 2018 4:00 PM
Where:

Downtown Lafayette

 

 

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Friday, December 07, 2018Signature Chamber Event

Holiday Stroll and Shop

We are excited to announce that we have extended our annual “It’s a Wonderful Life” Holiday event on Friday, December 7 by including a stroll down Mt. Diablo Blvd. from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  Start your early Holiday shopping by visiting our local businesses and take advantage of their special pricing. Join your partner or friends to enjoy the Holiday experience.  Look for the participating businesses and restaurants in our upcoming email blasts.

 

Businesses that have signed up (to date) include:
Lace and Bustle
Venture Quality Goods
Patxi’s Pizza
Clocks, Etc.
Wax a Peel
Bel and Bunna's Books
Zahra’s Boutique
the peice. store
Harper Greer
Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek
The Blind Store
Solano Jewelers
J.McLaughlin
Lafayette Beauty Store
Batch & Brine
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Local Food Adventures
Rancho Cantina
Art and Science of Eyewear

 

If you are a local business or restaurant and would like to participate in this event, please contact Barbara Gilmore at barbara@lafayettechamber.org and we will put you on the map that will be distributed at the “It’s a Wonderful Life” Holiday event as well as being listed on our website. Sign up early.


When:
Friday, December 07, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

Downtown Lafayette

 

 

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Monday, December 10, 2018Chamber Board

Chamber Board Meeting

The Lafayette Chamber Office will be closed on Monday, December 12 from 11:30am-2pm while the staff meets with the Chamber Board for their monthly meeting at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa.

When:
Monday, December 10, 2018 12:00 PM

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018Mixer

Mixer at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center

Join us for our December Mixer at Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Bring a canned food donation of three cans and admission is free! Chamber members, $10, non chamber members $20. Cash only at the door please.

Bring your business cards! 

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Registration Info:
For More Info:
Barbara Gilmore
(925) 284-7404
barbara@lafayettechamber.org

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Friday, December 21, 2018Office Closure

OFFICE CLOSES AT NOON

The Lafayette Chamber Office will be closing for the Holiday Season on Friday, December 21 at noon. We will re-open on Wednesday, January 2 at 9am.

When:
from Friday, December 21, 2018 12:00 PM
thru Tuesday, January 01, 2019 4:00 PM

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