Travel With Us: DISCOVER CUBA

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce, together with Chamber Explorations and Premier World Discovery, is offering our members, and any others interested, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit Cuba! Departing this October 25th, this eight (8) day excursion will offer an extraordinary look into Cuba’s vibrant people, music and culture. This exclusive...

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Richmond Chamber’s Economic Summit Draws Praise from Gov. Brown’s Economic Director

Article by Robert Rogers, www.contracostatimes.com – Posted May 10, 2013. RICHMOND — A top California economic official said Thursday that linking the workforce and its skills with emerging industry is key to Richmond’s future. Kish Rajan, Director of California’s Office of Business and Economic Development, was the keynote speaker at...

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Attend a Free Seminar for First-Time Homebuyers

Travis Credit Union will be presenting a FREE seminar for First-Time Homebuyers on Saturday, May 11th, from 10am to 1pm, at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce office, 3925 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond. Preparation for home ownership begins long before the purchase actually takes place. This seminar covers pre-purchase issues such as...

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Councilmember Nat Bates Entertains and Surprises at April Government Relations Meeting

Article by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Government Relations Committee. Updated: April 17, 2013 Councilmember Nat Bates, was suffering from a bad cold, when he addressed the Chamber members at the April 9th Government Relations meeting. Despite the cold, his dry wit and candor were evident throughout the meeting. He announced that...

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YES! You Can Be a Writing Coach and Help Richmond High Students Succeed

WriterCoach Connection brings teams of trained volunteers into public middle school and high school English classes to provide one-on-one help to students on their classroom writing assignments. Coaches strengthen students’ writing skills and help students develop their ideas. With positive encouragement from a caring adult, students become confident and competent...

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Does Your Thinking Limit Your Success?

You are invited to this month’s West County Breakfast for Business on Wednesday, April 24th! We welcome guest speaker, Betty Jo Waxman, Senior Trainer and Presenter at Productive Learning and Leisure. She will be addressing the idea of how your thinking limits your success. Discover the direct correlation between your...

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