Lafayette Chamber of Commerce  July 28, 2014 News & Events
 Thursday, July 31 - Young Professionals Group - 5:30pm

The Young Professionals Group will meet on Thursday, July 31 at 5:30pm in the Chamber Conference Room. Stephanie Shaterian of fLO Content will be speaking on REEL TALK - A process for Creating Unique, Creative and Compelling Videos. Our Young Professionals Group is for those 21-39 years old. Visit their meet-up page for more information.

Tuesday, August 14 - Ribbon Cutting at Indigo & Poppy - 5:00pm

Join us for a ribbon cutting at new Lafayette business Indigo & Poppy on Thursday, August 14 at 5:00pm. Indigo & Poppy is located at 1009 Oak Hill Road. 
Special Discount from Cal Shakes for Chamber Members

CalShakes Cal Shakes was so pleased with the turn out for the July 9 Mega Mixer held at their Bruns Amphitheater that they are offering discount to one of their remaining productions. Just visit their website at and use promo code: CHAMBER to receive a special $5.00 discount off tickets to one of their remaining productions.  Next up is George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion directed by Cal Shakes' Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone July 20-Aug 24 and in September we present Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Shana Cooper Sep 3-Sep 28. Of course, if you prefer to do business over the phone feel free to call their Box Office at 510.548.9666.

If you'd like to bring a group or set up a private party in one of their picnic groves for your business stakeholders, Marilyn Langbehn would be delighted to work with you on all the details. She can be reached at 510.809.3290 or


Monday, August 4 - Housing Element presentation to the Planning Commission

City of Lafayette logo The City will be presenting the key concepts of the Housing Element Update to the Planning Commission on Monday, August 4 at 7:00pm in the Community Hall of the Lafayette Library & Learning Center.  The goal of the presentation is to provide the Commission a summary of the community workshops, introduce the key concepts, and provide staff recommendations.  Key concepts include the housing sites inventory, density bonus incentives/concessions, and residential densities in the downtown. 


Tuesday, August 5 - "How to be a Successful Entrepreneur and Business Owner" Seminar

Join Dr. Deju and the Institue of Entrepreneurial Leadership for an exciting FREE seminar: "How to be a Successful Entrepreneur and Business Owner" at the JFKU Berkeley Campus 2956 San Pablo Avenue (at Ashby Avenue) 2nd Floor, Room 215 on Tuesday, August 5 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.  To RSVP or more information or email Free Parking Available.


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Thursday, July 31 - Young Professionals Group
Tuesday, August 14 - Ribbon Cutting at Indigo & Poppy
Special Discount from Cal Shakes for Chamber Members
Monday, August 4 - Housing Element presentation to the Planning Commission
Tuesday, August 5 - "How to be a Successful Entrepreneur and Business Owner" Seminar
Seeking Volunteers
What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center
Upcoming Chamber Events

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Eight weeks and counting down till we close the streets of Lafayette and throw the East Bay's biggest "End of the Summer" Party.  Can't do it without you.  If you are interested in helping us put this weenie roast on, we hope you will let us know.  The Lafayette Art & Wine Festival is Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21
Just fill out the volunteer sign-up form and e-mail, fax or mail it to us.
What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center


July 29 - 5:00pm-6:00pm - Community Hall. Authors and Athletes Family Series Presents:Olympian Heather Petri. Moraga born and raised Petri is one of the most decorated female water polo players in the world! She is one of only two US female water polo players to have competed in four Olympic Games and her teams have medaled each time. In addition to her Olympic medals, Petri has won gold in three Pan American Tournaments and three gold medals at World Championships. She started swimming at age five at Moraga Valley Pool, and did not begin playing water polo until her sophomore year at Miramonte High School when she joined the boys' JV team. A UC Berkeley grad, with a degree in integrative biology, Petri is now an elementary school teacher. She will discuss her Olympic Dream and share her inspirational story. $5 per person at the door. Click here to reserve.

July 31 - 6:30pm-8:30pm - Community Hall. Sustainable Lafayette presents the second movie in their Summer Film Series: "With My Own Two Wheels," a film by brothers Jacob & Isaac Seigel-Boettner about the transformational power of bicycles. For many Americans, the bicycle is a choice - an expensive toy - an eco-conscious mode of transportation. For countless others across the globe, it is much more. $10 donation requested at door; $5 per student. Free snacks and drinks! Click here to reserve.
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Upcoming Chamber Events 
NO Entrepreneur's Club, Green Committee or Business Forum/Governmental Affairs Meetings in August.

Mark you calendar:

19th Annual Art & Wine Festival - Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21

22nd Annual Reservoir Run - Sunday, October 26
Jay Lifson, Executive Director 

Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
100 Lafayette Circle, Suite 103
Lafayette, CA 94549