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Valley Arts Festival: Creative Culture
Cox Charities Awards $180,00 in Grants to Support Local Non-Profits
Oceanside Senior Volunteer of the Year Announced
SDCCU Invites the Community to Attend a Free Webinar on Cyber Security for Cyber Security Awareness Month
Oceanside Emergency Operations Center Closely Monitoring Impacts of Oil Spill
Early Education Provider Preventing Spread of COVID-19
Dia de los Muertos - Largest Festival in San Diego
Scripps Gives 1,500 COVID-19, Flu Shots at Del Mar Fairgrounds Vaccine Station on First Day of Operation
Cox Presents: "Salute to Teachers” television special to air Sunday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. on YurView Network
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Rising Star Student Recognition Breakfast
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM PST
El Corazon Senior Center
3302 Senior Center Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92056
The Oceanside Chamber is excited for its first Rising Star Student Recognition Breakfast! The Chamber's Rising Star Program aims to champion students that have overcome significant challenges in their life, but have managed to keep, or get back on track, with their education. The Chamber will honor one high school senior each month from each of our three Oceanside high schools at a breakfast event. Rising Star Breakfast events are open to all community members that want to show their support for our students. Tickets are $25 for Chamber members and $40 for prospective members. If you are not able to attend, but would like to make a tax-deductible donation to our scholarship fund, please email email@example.com. More details and registration.
Emerging Issues Forum: Update on Sand Retention Pilot Program
Thursday, November 4, 2021
8:00 - 9:30 PST
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
928 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
Join us at the Chamber's November 4th Emerging Issue Forum for an update on Oceanside's Sand Retention Pilot Program. We will also have updates from our various legislative representatives. The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Emerging Issues Forum provides an avenue for Oceanside Chamber members to learn about key community issues, interact with legislative representatives and receive updates on legislative items impacting business. This meeting is open to all Oceanside Chamber members, and is held the 1st Thursday, of every month, from 8am to 9:30am in the Oceanside Chamber Conference Room. *Please Note: The Forum has returned to meeting in person at the Chamber's office. More details and registration.
Make Great Connections at the Chamber's Second Tuesday Coffee Event
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
928 N Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054
The Oceanside Chamber invites you to our conference room on Tuesday, November 9th from 8 AM - 9 AM. Second Tuesday Coffee has been a great opportunity for Oceanside Chamber members to connect with other businesses in North County. Attendees will have a chance to give a 1-minute introduction and will have access to a participant list to stay connected after the event. Be sure to bring your business cards! This event is free to Oceanside Chamber members and $20 for prospective members. Space is limited to 24 attendees and online registration is required. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. More details and registration.
Business Participation Needed in City-Wide Shop Local Scavenger Hunt
MainStreet Oceanside and Oceanside Chamber of Commerce are partnering with Humble Pie Communications (Bill Hornung) to develop a Digital Treasure Hunt during 'Tis the Season to Shop Local sponsored by City of Oceanside Economic Development Division. The mobile app is scheduled to launch on Saturday, November 27th during Shop Small Business Saturday. To learn more about the Digital Treasure Hunt and how it works, we are scheduling two educational workshops with our consultant Bill Hornung. The workshops are scheduled on Wednesday, October 27 and November 3, at 9am, at the MainStreet Oceanside office. We are encouraging all businesses to participate with our new promotional platform. We are currently requesting businesses to register and select the events you're interested in. The treasure hunt is a citywide event as we are committed to support your business during the holiday season. Take survey.
Oceanside Chamber and MainStreet Oceanside Partner to Manage City of Oceanside’s Small Business Grant Funds
On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law, allocating $32.3 million of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to the City of Oceanside. On August 4, 2021, City Council approved the spending plan for the City’s first distribution of ARPA funds, which includes $300,000 to be used for grants to businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. MainStreet Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce will manage grant programs to disburse the funds to eligible Oceanside businesses. MainStreet will manage a grant program for eligible Downtown businesses, and the Chamber will manage a grant program for businesses citywide (outside of MainStreet’s District). More details and application.
5. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Update | Colonel Daniel M. Whitley, Commanding Officer, Headquarters And Support Battalion
On today’s episode of the Advancing Oceanside Podcast, we have a very special guest. Joining us is Col. Daniel Whitley, Commanding Officer of the Headquarters and Support Battalion for the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and the liaison to Oceanside for all things military-related. An extremely decorated officer, Col. Whitely has worked internationally in a variety of roles providing him with a significant amount of expertise and knowledge. Our interview covers a very time-sensitive, relevant information including the impacts of the pandemic on military readiness, the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan, and how the Marine Corps is preparing for national security threats. This interview provides a great amount of detail on military activities for those interested on staying informed. Watch on YouTube. Listen on Apple Podcasts.Listen on Spotify.
Advertising Available in the Best of Oceanside Magazine - Distribution Expanded to 30,000 Copies
Have you considered how an ad in the Best of Oceanside Magazine? We can help expand your business' reach in Oceanside! For the next quarter, the Chamber is doubling their printing distribution to 30,000 copies of the Magazine, with over 10,000 direct mailed to local business and residents. The Magazine features a wide variety of topics of interest to residential and business communities and those who work and do business in Oceanside. In each edition, readers will find human interest stories, updates on local businesses, arts & culture highlights, community events and more. For more information on advertising opportunities, please contact the Chamber 760-722-1534 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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California State University San Marcos and the San Diego Business Journal Request Your Participation for the General Business Confidence Index
A group of graduating seniors from California State University San Marcos participating in the College of Business “Senior Experience” program team is working with the San Diego Business Journal to update semi-annual “dashboard” indicators that measure the economic health and confidence of San Diego and South Orange County businesses. They are conducting a survey for the Business Journal similar to this, and would love to get as many responses as possible! This project helps readers understand current business sentiment among competitors and current outlook of our regional economy while also highlighting industry trends. Take survey.
Vista High School - Winter Hiring Day 2021
Friday, November 5, 2021
12:05 PM - 12:35 PM
Vista High School Main Quad
1 Panther Way
Vista, CA 92084
You're invited Vista High School Winter Hiring Day Friday, November 5th at lunchtime in at Vista High School's main quad! Vista High School has hundreds of students who are looking for a job. If you are looking for workers - they have them! The Winter Youth Hiring Day is a more comprehensive event featuring workshops, the main lunchtime job fair, managers panel, and open interviews. Sign up takes only a minute and the event and parking are free. More details and registration.
Tri-City Medical Career Fair
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tri-City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
Join Tri-City Medical Center Wednesday, November 10th from 11 AM - 4 PM to meet and discuss opportunities to work in any of Tri-City Medical Center's Departments. They are currently hiring for all positions to join their successful team!
ASD's Virtual Career Exploration and Recruitment Fair
Thursday, November 18, 2021
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
On November 18, EDC invites your company to join us for Career Exploration Day, a program of Advancing San Diego and underwritten by Qualcomm.Companies across the region are struggling to find and hire entry level talent to support their growth. For direct access to San Diego students and new grads, join us on screen for a day of networking and recruiting, sharing industry and professional insights, and spotlighting all that San Diego and its companies have to offer students entering the workforce.We're looking for San Diego companies, large and small, to host recruiting booths among other talent and industry engagement opportunities. More details.
A Legacy To Be Proud Of | Tri-City Medical Center's 60th Anniversary Retrospective
Join us for a video retrospective of Tri-City Medical Center's first 60 years of commitment to the health and wellness of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and our surrounding communities. Watch full video.
Nonprofit Board Exchange Sharing Opportunities to Serve and to Learn
Last month, with the support of over 13 community partners, Fieldstone Leadership Network San Diego launched the Nonprofit Board Exchange in hopes of expanding and equalizing opportunities for individuals to serve as nonprofit board members. The site also includes information on local educational offerings focused on board leadership. More details.
AD 76 Veteran and Service Member Awards
On November 10, 2021, Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath will be holding the Veteran and Service Member Awards ceremony for the 76th Assembly District. This special recognition is the only one held in the Assembly from nominations directly from the community. Please consider nominating your favorite North County Veteran, Service member, military spouse, or young trailblazer for the 76th Assembly District’s 2021 Veteran and Service member Awards. Nominees must live or work in the 76th Assembly District. Nominations can be submitted online now until Wednesday, October 20, 2021. More details.
McClellan-Palomar Airport: Master Plan Update
Thank you to everyone who participated in the County's virtual informational meeting on September 29, 2021 for the McClellan-Palomar Master Plan and Program Environmental Impact Report. For those could not attend, the Master Plan website has been updated to include resources from the informational meeting, including:
As explained in the County's presentation, we are seeking public input on several key items. We encourage you to participate by completing the survey before October 6, 2021. The answers will be collected and reviewed by staff to share with the Board of Supervisors at the hearing tentatively scheduled for November 3, 2021. If you have any questions, please email PalomarMP@sdcounty.ca.gov. Take survey.
Feed Hungry Kids! Donate to the Scare Away Hunger Virtual and In-Person Food Drive
Benefiting the North County Food Bank
October 1 - October 31
Every day, 1 in 5 kids faces hunger in North County. The North County Food Bank needs your help to provide nutritious food to households with children living in poverty. The Food Bank is seeking donations of peanut butter because it is an excellent source of protein for children in need. You can make a difference in the lives of your North County neighbors. This year, the Oceanside Chamber is offering both in-person and virtual donations. In-person donations can be dropped off at the Oceanside Chamber offices. Please donate jars of peanut butter virtually by shopping our Virtual Food Drive throughout the month of October. Donate now!
Are Dietary Supplements Necessary for My Health?
(Source: Scripps Health)
Walk down the vitamin and mineral aisle of your local drugstore. You’ll see rows of capsules, liquids and powders listed as dietary supplements. Their labels claim they can help improve your health and well-being. But are dietary supplements necessary for your health. More details.
Take Advantage of No-Cost Training from Energy Experts
Did you know that SDG&E provides webinars for business owners and trade professionals, and most are at no cost? You or your employees can learn about the latest in green building practices, technology and energy-saving solutions from industry experts. More details.