Lafayette Chamber of Commerce  February 1, 2016 News & Events
With Gratitude...
A big thank you to the many hands who assisted in making the Business Persons of the Year Dinner and State of the City Address such a success. A special thanks to Reid Edwards, Norma Evans, Robin Fox, Debbie Cooper, Dennis Garrison, Nick Bozych and the exceptional staff at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa for giving their expertise, time and energy to help us. We at the Chamber are most appreciative of all of the volunteer efforts!
 
Tuesday, February 2 - Public Meeting - Downtown Creek Restoration, Preservation and Development Plan -  Lafayette Library and Learning Center
The City of Lafayette is providing another formal opportunity for the residents and businesses to comment on their Downtown Creeks Plan. A community workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, beginning at 7pm at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall. The workshop will share ideas on options for creek enhancements and discuss priorities. For more information, contact Steven Goetz at sgoetz@ci.lafayette.ca.us or visit www.lovelafayette.org/creeksplan.
 
Wednesday, February 3 - Lafayette Town Hall - Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall
Join State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblywoman Catherine Baker for Lafayette Town Hall - Update on Legislative Priorities on Wednesday, February 3 from 7pm-8pm at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall. For more information or to RSVP, call the District Office at (925) 942-6082.

Wednesday, February 3 - JFK University IEL's Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship Online Information Session - Webinar
Join Les Schmidt, Director of JFK University's Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership (IEL) and IEL Associate Director Dina Finta to learn how the IEL's Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship can provide the tools and support to help you launch or grow your business. Webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 3 at 2pm. Register here.

Thursday, February 11 - Ribbon Cutting at Farmyard Darlings
Join us on Thursday, February 11, for a Ribbon Cutting at the Farmyard Darlings new location at 20 Lafayette Circle (formerly The Hen House) from 5:00pm - 5:30pm.
 
NOTE DATE CHANGE - February 18 - Lamorinda Business Forum (formerly Entrepreneur's Club) - Bank of the West
The kick-off event of the Lamorinda Business Forum (formerly Entrepreneur's Club) will be held Thursday, February 18 (changed from February 11), 5:30pm-7:00pm, at the Bank of the West, 3583 Mt. Diablo Blvd.  Our featured speaker is Attorney Asha Wilkerson and her topic is "Small Business Law - What You Need to Know".
 
February 27-March 19 - Town Hall Theatre presents ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
The second and final part of Tony Kushner's epic masterpiece comes to an end.  This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama continues the story begun with Millennium Approaches: the lives of Reagan-ear New Yorkers is turned upside-down as they face revelations about themselves and what it means to be an American at the dawn of the Second Millennium. Rated R. Town Hall Theatre is located at 3535 School St., Lafayette. Special deal for Lafayette Chamber members - use the code word "CHAMBER" upon checkout and you'll get two-for-one tickets on any night they choose! For information and tickets, click here.
 
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In This Issue
With Gratitude...
Tuesday, February 2 - Public Meeting - Downtown Creek Restoration, Preservation and Development Plan
Wednesday, February 3 - Lafayette Town Hall
Wednesday, February 3 - JFK University IEL's Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Thursday, February 11 - Ribbon Cutting at Farmyard Darlings
February 18 - Lamorinda Business Forum (formerly Entrepreneur's Club) - Bank o...
February 27-March 19 - Town Hall Theatre presents ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
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What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center
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Welcome to Our New Members!
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The following businesses joined the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
from January 26-31:

dais Technology Partners - Phone Systems 
 Paychex - Payroll Services 

What's Happening at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center
Monday, February 1 - 29 - Geocaching Adventure - All Day, Every Day in February - Library Open Space. Take part in our great Geocaching Adventure! We will hide multiple caches throughout the City of Lafayette. Find them all to be entered into a raffle to win various prizes such as gift cards and books. Pick up your geocaching log at the Information Desk. Designed for: Middle School (Grades 6-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Teens (12-17).

Friday, February 05 - Distinguished Speaker Series: Joe Loya Jr. In Conversation with His Father Joe Loya Sr.
Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Joe Loya Jr. In Conversation with his father Joe Loya Sr. Join the two at the Lafayette Library as they discuss what led to the disintegration of their family, and their decision to take the journey back together to rebuild their relationship. 7pm-9pm at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall. For more information click here.  


 
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Upcoming Chamber Events 

Thursday, February 11 - Ribbon Cutting at Farmyard Darlings new location at 20 Lafayette Circle (formerly The Hen House) on Thursday, February 11 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm.

Monday, February 15 - President's Day - Chamber Office Closed 

Wednesday, February 17 - "Reel Talk - Extended Remix" Workshop - 8:00 am - 9:30 am - Lafayette Library and Learning Center - Art & Science Classroom. Topic includes the basics of using online video to market your business - from production to distribution. Speaker: Stephanie Shaterian, fLO Content, www.flocontent.com.

Thursday, February 18 - Lamorinda Business Forum (formerly Entrepreneur's Club) - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. The kick-off event of the Lamorinda Business Forum will be held on Thursday, February 18 at 5:30pm at the Bank of the West, 3583 Mt. Diablo Blvd.  Our featured speaker is Attorney Asha Wilkerson and her topic is "Small Business Law - What You Need to Know".

Tuesday, February 23 - Green Committee Open Meeting - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Join us for our monthly Green Committee Open meeting at 12pm (noon) at the Chamber Conference Room.  Please park on the street.

Wednesday, February 24 - Mixer at Las Trampas - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Our February Monthly Mixer will be held at Las Trampas on Wednesday, February 24 at 5:30pm. Las Trampas is located at 3460 Lana Lane, Lafayette. Excellent networking opportunity.

Friday, February 26 - Coffee with the Mayor - 8:00 am - 9:00 am. Join us for Coffee with the Mayor with Mayor Mark Mitchell on Friday, February 26 at 8am in the Chamber Conference Room. This meeting is open to everyone. Please park on the street.
 
Jay Lifson, Executive Director 

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