Lafayette Chamber of Commerce  August 10, 2015 News & Events
Tonight - Monday, August 10 - City Council Meeting -  7:00pm - Lafayette Library and Learning Center

At tonight's meeting the council will review the draft ordinance, resolutions and conditions of approval for the Homes at Deerhill.  At the last council meeting a 4-0 vote was taken and staff was asked to prepare the draft ordinance. A special session for the council took place this last Saturday.  At tonight's meeting city staff and council will address outstanding questions/ issues from prior meetings, have further deliberation and introduce the resolution and ordinance taking action on the project.  Staff's recommendation is to adopt resolutions 2015-50 and 2015-51, introduce Ordinance 841 and continue the mater to September 14, 2015 for a second reading and adoption.  You can find the agenda for tonight's meeting on the city's website
Tuesday, August 11 - Self Defense - Personal Safety Workshop - Oakwood Athletic Club


Learn the simple, but effective skills to defend yourself. Instructors from the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office and the Lafayette Police Department will be on hand.  This event is being sponsored by Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, The Office of the Sheriff and Oakwood Athletic Club. The program runs from 4pm-6pm on Tuesday, August 11. Oakwood Athletic Club, 4000 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. For more information or to RSVP please call 925-328-1515. 

Welcome to Our New Members!

The following businesses joined the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce from July 14 - August 9:

Organic Roots Olive Oil Co. - Gourmet Foods 
Wax A Peel - Skin Care Services / Products

Marketing Opportunities Still Exist for this Year's Art & Wine Festival

* Advertise in The Official Coupon Book of the 2015 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival - on September 19th and 20th, ten thousand coupon books will be placed in wine and beer glasses and distributed at the glass and ticket booths

New Clients only $399, or FREE when you also advertise in The Fall Grapevine coupon book.

Hurry, Offer Expires August 17! Call Today 925-284-2651,

* Festival Sponsorships still available
o Shuttle Bus Sponsor (your logo on two of the five buses that run continually
throughout the festival) $1,000 - 1 left

o Wine Booth Sponsor $1,100 - 1 left

o Beer Booth Sponsor $1,100 - 1 left

o Volunteer Shirt Sponsor (your logo on 300 volunteer shirts) $600

If you are interested in a sponsorship, contact Sara Regan at 284-7404 or

This Month's Sponsor
Advertise in the
Official Lafayette 
Art & Wine 
Hurry, Offer Expires
August 17!

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In This Issue
Tonight - Monday, August 10 - City Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 11 - Self Defense - Personal Safety Workshop
Welcome to Our New Members!
Marketing Opportunities Still Exist for this Year's Art & Wine Festival
What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center
Upcoming Chamber Events

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Thursday, August 13 - Nature Journaling Workshop with Naturalist John Muir Laws - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Arts & Science Discovery Center. Do you want to keep a nature journal or bump your current practice to a higher orbit? Join us for this monthly nature journaling workshop series. See the possibilities of what a journal can be and how to make journaling and drawing a life changing habit. If you already have a journal kit, bring it along plus any personal favorite sketching or nature study supplies. For more information click here

Friday, August 14 - End of Summer Reading Festival Picnic! - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Amphitheater. End of Summer Reading Festival Picnic! Join us as we celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Festival! Bring your lunch, we will provide the music and sweet treats! Don't forget to turn in your reading record for some great prizes!! For more information click here.

Sunday, August 16 - Lafayette Historical Society Speaker Series: Water - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Community Hall. Water: The Lafayette Watershed, the Geography, Plants and Animals that Inhabit the Riparian Corridors. The Lafayette Historical Society is pleased to continue its Speaker Series with programs focusing on the importance of water resources in our community. For more information click here.


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Upcoming Chamber Events 
No Social Media Workshop in August.

No Entrepreneur's Club, Green Committee or Business Issues Forum meetings in August.


20th Lafayette Art & Wine Festival - Saturday, September 19 & Sunday, September 20 - Downtown Lafayette

23rd Lafayette Reservoir Run - Sunday, October 25 - Downtown Lafayette

Trick or Treat Street - Friday, October 30 - on Mt. Diablo Blvd. from Oak Hill Rd. to Dewing Ave. and in La Fiesta Square from 4:00-6:00pm

Jay Lifson, Executive Director 

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