August and September will provide some great opportunities for our members to network and get involved in the business community. Attend this month’s West County Breakfast for Business where we will be engaged in discussion with local Richmond business owners on what it’s like to own a business in Richmond and what we can do promote local business. Later that same day, plan to join Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia for lunch at Chevy’s Fresh Mex where he will be speaking on local Air Quality Management issues. September’s mixer will be one not to miss! Join us for our annual First Responders Appreciation Mixer. With a “Fiesta” theme, enjoy food provided by Chevy’s Fresh Mex, El Sol Restaurant, and Fusion Latina. Get these events in your calendar and plan to attend!
West County Breakfast for Business – Doing Business in Richmond Open Forum
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
7:30am – 8:45am
What’s it like doing business in Richmond? Come to participate in an open forum with a panel of local business owners. Discuss the issues and struggles as well as the positives to owning and operating a business in Richmond, California.
Fill out a survey to win some great stuff!
Your feedback is important in order to shape the questions for our panelists! Fill out the short survey online at http://bit.ly/1cDZhLe. Prizes include: $25 Gift Certificate to La Revolucion Restaurante, $30 Starbucks Gift Card, and $25 Gift Certificate to Tempero Goiano Brazilian Coffee House. The deadline to fill out survey is today at 5pm! Winners will be chosen randomly from those who complete and submit the survey online. Sponsored by Hornblower Cruises and Events.
Air Quality Luncheon with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
12pm – 1:30pm
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce presents a special Air Quality Luncheon with Contra Costa County District 1 Supervisor John Gioia.
Join us in a discussion with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia while enjoying lunch provided by Chevys Fresh Mex in Richmond. Supervisor Gioia will be addressing issues concerning Climate Change; Air quality issues through his role with the California Air Resource Board and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Only 50 seats available. Register to attend today!
First Responders Appreciation Fiesta!
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Lunch: 11am – 1pm
Dinner: 4:30pm – 7pm
Join the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and Chevy’s Fresh Mex, at our September Mixer, honoring the First Responders of Richmond and the surrounding areas. We would like to extend a special thank you to these individuals who continually promote safety and service in our community, making Richmond a better place to live.
“5-Alarm Chili Cook-Off”
Enter your pot of chili by contacting the Chamber at 510-234-3512, by 9/10/13. Open to all participants. Dinner only.
Lunch and Dinner will be hosted by Chevys, Fusion Latina, El Sol Restaurant, & Artisan Kitchen. During dinner only, Malvern Wilson will provide no-host alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Richmond Youth Academy.
Register to attend by 9/10/13. Sponsorship opportunities available!