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October 18, 2021
Join us to honor good people doing great things in Pleasanton
Pleasanton, Let's Celebrate!
We are approaching an outstanding event in a beautiful place. We mean it when we say, Pleasanton, Let's Celebrate! We are thrilled to be able to recognize good people doing great things in Pleasanton as we honor our Community Service Award recipients and toast to the chamber's 75th anniversary.

Everyone is invited to join us on Wednesday, October 20 for hors d'oeuvres, drinks and live music from Retroactive, featuring high energy music from Motown to today's hits, all outside in the beautiful backyard of Barone’s.

The honorees for the 57th Annual Community Service Awards are:
Business Philanthropy UNCLE CREDIT UNION
Chevron Teacher Award JONATHAN GRANTHAM
Lifetime Achievement VIC MALATESTA
Distinguished Individual Service BERNIE BILLEN (1948-2021)

Special thank you to our Event & Participating Sponsors
Thank you to Cellar Door
Hear from Gabrielle Welk, on behalf of Terri Terry of Cellar Door as she speaks at last week's mixer.
Fun, festive mixer last week
Located one block off Main Street in Downtown Pleasanton, the Cellar Door offers a rotating wine list of over 30 wines by the glass, creative wine flights & unique food pairings, live music on weekends, wine maker seminars, special events, and much more.

Special thank you Terri Terry and her team for hosting our members for this great event. Take a look at the photos from the mixer here and also hear from Gabrielle Welk, on behalf of Terri as she spoke to attendees at last week's mixer here.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Sri Venkateswara Grocery & Kitchen
Congratulations to Sri Venkateswara Grocery & Kitchen on their grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony.

Bringing a piece of home to and from the Indian community in Pleasanton, Sri Venkateswara Grocery & Kitchen is a family-owned Indian supermarket with an attached casual dining restaurant that serves fresh cooked vegetarian food in authentic South Indian recipes. Now open at 5690 Stoneridge Drive in Pleasanton.
Featured Member Information
This year's Spirit Run will be held on Halloween Day, Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 8:30AM. 
Early bird and family discounts apply. Local schools will receive donations based on the number of student and teachers participating with a $5 rebate per runner to team sponsor for non-profit and school teams. Participants are encouraged to run in costume, as this is a fun event on Halloween Day!
American Legion Post 237 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 are proud to present the Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade for 2021. The event is set for Sunday, November 7 in downtown Pleasanton, in honor of Pleasanton Military Families.
The 3rd Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser will take place for the Assistance League of Amador Valley.
Order your Holiday Poinsettias in November and pick them up December 3-4.
Proceeds benefit children and seniors in the Tri-Valley area
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Tri-Valley Mayors' Summit next week
Annual event with all local mayors
Save the date for the annual Tri-Valley Mayors' Summit. Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Wente Vineyards in Livermore.

The program is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $75 person through the Livermore Chamber's website here.
Watch: Pleasanton 2025 Forum
Hear from Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan
Once a month, the Chamber brings stakeholders together to focus community resources, time and talent to achieve greater understanding of issues, obstacles and opportunities related to Pleasanton 2025: A Community Vision.

The Pleasanton 2025 Forum for this month took place last week - watch it here. Our guest speaker was Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, who provided an update on the recent California legislative session and outlined a few of her passed bills that will support our businesses and community.
Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Meeting
Presented by Kathleen O'Leary, Licensed Agent, JB Insurance Services
What is it?
This is a meeting presenting a Medicare Advantage Plan and is open to everyone.

Who should attend?
Anyone who needs assistance with Medicare.

How do I RSVP?
Email Kathleen in advance - kathleen@jbinsurance.biz or call Kathleen's cell 510-304-9120.
Thank You for an amazing golf tournament
We really appreciate your support
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our sponsors, golfers, contributors and volunteers and we've put together a video to share the fun of the day. Take a look here, and we hope to see you all at our golf tournament next year.

Special thank you to our Main Event Sponsors
Pleasanton Young Professionals
Learn. Grow. Empower.
The Pleasanton Young Professionals (PYPs) is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals ages 21-40. Learn more about the PYPs on our website, on Facebook and on Instagram.
Celebrating 75 years of supporting the community
75th anniversary for the Chamber
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, one of the most engaging and successful chambers in the Bay Area, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, and will be commemorating the occasion with a variety of stories, news articles, and reflections from community leaders.

We have an entire webpage dedicated to our 75th anniversary and we invite you to take a look here. It includes everything from photos and reflections from past and present community leaders to history of the chamber, list of past board chairs, videos and more.
News from our Members
GeoJango Maps launches campaign to raise money for new Explorer Cards

1st United Credit Union Gives $10,000 for A's Homeruns for Hunger

HERS 22nd Annual Walk/Run/Yoga Fundraiser

Agape Villages Tri-Valley Jail n Bail Fundraiser
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