Lafayette Chamber of Commerce  January 5, 2015 News & Events
Remembering Kevin Healey - Monday, January 12

Kevin Healey, Chamber member, Lafayette Rotary member and champion of the Art & Wine Iron Man Team will be remembered for his kindness and generosity by his friends on Monday, January 12 at 1:30pm at the Lafayette Park Hotel, Independence Room.  Kevin passed unexpectedly on December 23rd. We invite you to join us as we honor Kevin.

 

Leila Douglah Selected as the 2015 "Marquis" Business Person of the Year

"Give with no expectations.  Giving back is my way of thanking life for the opportunities that I have been afforded." Leila Douglah (Douglah Designs) has lived by this philosophy ever since she opened her doors in Lafayette back in 1997. Her success has been shared with the greater community in many ways. Leila served as our Chamber Board President in 2013 and currently serves as the chamber's Secretary.  With her success she has donated back to many local organizations including Habitat for Humanity East Bay, Lafayette Partners in Education, SHELTER Inc. and the Lindsay Wildlife Museum.  While on the board she spearheaded some of our most successful campaigns including our SHOP LAFAYETTE program, the new Premier Membership program and the local gift card program.  Douglah Designs, a full-service interior design / build firm opened their second showroom in La Fiesta Square this past fall. 

The "Marquis" Business Person of the Year Annual Dinner is on Friday,January 30 beginning at 6:00pm at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa. The evening also includes the introduction to our 2015 Board of Directors, our incoming President Debbie Cooper, Mechanics Bank and the "State of the City" address by Mayor Brandt Andersson. Reservations can be made online or by calling the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce at 925-284-7404.  

 

Thursday, January 15 - Entrepreneur's Club 

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Join us for our monthly Entrepreneur's Club on Thursday, January 15 at 8:30am in the Chamber Conference Room. Please park on the street.

 

Thursday, January 15 - Ribbon Cutting at American Kitchen

Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at American Kitchen restaurant on Thursday, January 15 at 5:00 pm. American Kitchen is located at 71 Lafayette Circle.

 

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In This Issue
Remembering Kevin Healey - Monday, January 12
Leila Douglah Selected as the 2015 "Marquis" Business Person of the Year
Thursday, January 15 - Entrepreneur's Club
Thursday, January 15 - Ribbon Cutting at American Kitchen
Wednesday, January 21 - "Linkedin 2015 - What's New & What Matters for You" Workshop
What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center
Upcoming Chamber Events

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Wednesday, January 21  - "Linkedin 2015 - What's New & What Matters for You" Workshop 

 

"Linkedin 2015 - What's New & What Matters for You" Workshop. When was the last time you looked closely at your LinkedIn profile? This popular networking platform continues to evolve. In this workshop, we'll review what's new - and how to leverage those changes to help you achieve your business goals. Wednesday, January 21 - 8am. Workshop location: Lafayette Library and Learning Center's Arts & Science Classroom, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette (Enter from Plaza, off First Street).

Free, but Limited Seating - Reservations Recommended
Online Registration: bit.ly/LafayetteChamber
Or Email: workshops@lafayettechamber.org
Questions? Call Robin @ (925) 451-3069

What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center

  

Thursday, January 08 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Community Hall. OLLI Open House.A preview of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) six-week winter courses:
- Exploring Philosophical Issues through Film
- Hands on the Vines: The California Wine Story
- Dilemmas in Biomedical Ethics
Information regarding two travel-study programs (one to Catalonia, the other to Berlin) will also be provided.For more information click here.

Thursday, January 08 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Arts & Science Discovery Center. Candy Sushi. Hate real sushi? Then try your hand at making and eating candy sushi instead! For more information click here.

Thursday, January 08 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Arts & Science Discovery Center. New Year, New You: Empty Nest Workshop. Is your child about to leave home? Are you and your child prepared for this new transition? Come learn how to soar in the midst of these major life changes. For more information click here

 

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Upcoming Chamber Events 

Thursday, January 22 - Ribbon Cutting at Advanced Weight Loss & Wellness - 5:00pm - 959 Mt. View Drive  

Friday, January 23 - Coffee with the Mayor - 8:00am - Chamber Conference Room

Sunday, January 25 - Lamorinda Home Expo '15 - 10:00am - Veterans Memorial Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

Tuesday, January 27 - Green Committee Meeting - 12:00pm - Chamber Conference Room

Thursday, January 29 - Ribbon Cutting at Bay Sotheby's International Realty - 5:00pm - 3725 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Jay Lifson, Executive Director 

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