Rich City Biz Blog – March 6, 2017

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of Women’s History Month, the Chamber is contacting women-owned businesses to feature on our blog. Please contact nadine@rcoc.com for details. Funding Opportunities March 10: The Richmond Promise Scholarship March 20: ECIA Community Grant Program Application Due   Highlights from the Richmond City Council Meeting...

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2nd Annual Health Promoters in Action: Planting Seeds for Change

Join us for the 2nd Annual Health Promoters in Action Conference! A conference for health promoters, health conductors, youth, and community leaders who are interested in improving the health of the community. The day will feature a resource fair (8:30am to 12:30pm), breakfast, workshops, networking, lunch, raffle and more. The...

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No Pain, No Gain

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. June is busting out all over with construction projects that will ultimately improve traffic problems in the area.  Hisham Noeimi of the Contra Costa Transit Agency (CCTA) gave a presentation to the committee at the...

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A Conversation with Jim Hammack on World Nerd Domination

The Richmond Chamber is proud to promote Nerd Crossing as this year’s Small Business of the Year! Read the conversation below with their Owner and Chief Nerd, Jim Hammack, on his challenges, future goals, and advice for new business start-ups. Richmond Chamber of Commerce (RCOC): Tell us your name, your...

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$50,000 Now Available for Richmond Community Foundation Spring 2014 Capacity Building Grants

Richmond Community Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its next round of capacity grants. Our Spring 2014 grant making round will provide $50,000 for a limited number of capacity-building grants of up to $5,000 per organization. Grants will be made in support of the following categories. Mission, Vision...

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One Monte Carlo Boat Cruise Attendee Will Win an Exclusive U.S. Open Championship Ticket Package

On March 13th, the Richmond Chamber will be hosting their 90th Anniversary Monte Carlo Hornblower Boat Cruise departing from the Craneway Pavilion at 6pm. The evening will hold a number of exciting offerings including a fabulous view of the Bay Lights, casino gaming tables, live music and dancing, a gourmet...

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