North County Business Briefs, August 21
Chamber Awards Dinner
The Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 111th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Escondido (Lexus) Center, 1205 Auto Parkway. Member companies will be recognized for their achievements. Enjoy food, drink and entertainment. The theme is “Aloha Nights” and the dress code is tropical attire. Tickets start at $150 and are available at bit.ly/3C7U1Ty. To be a sponsor of this event, email Ruth Romero at [email protected]
Tickets available for the State of the City event
The Encinitas Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2022 State of the City Address, which will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on September 1 at the Alila Marea Beach Resort. The theme for this year’s event is “The State of Our City is Ready and Ready”. Mayor Catherine Blakespear will deliver the keynote address, reviewing her three terms as mayor and her vision for the future of Encinitas, and will recognize outstanding local businesses. . The Encinitas Chamber and the three 101s – Encinitas 101 Mainstreet Association, Leucadia 101 Main Street Association and Cardiff 101 Main Street – will also each recap their year. Reception at 5:30 p.m. offers food samples from local restaurants. Drinks are available for purchase. The official program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $60 and are available at encinitaschamber.com/events/state-of-the-city. Call (760) 753-6041 or email [email protected]
Marketing seminar presented on Tuesday
“Building Your Website for Your Business” is the topic of a Lunch and Learn seminar presented by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Aaron Gobidas of GoBeRewarded is the presenter. A question-and-answer session follows. The event takes place at the Fallbrook Regional Health District Community Health and Wellness Center, 1636 E. Mission Road. Free for chamber members; $25 for non-members. Registration is required at (760) 728-5845 or by email at [email protected]
Business seminar offered on Wednesdays
The North San Diego Business Chamber is presenting another virtual seminar in its Leadership Academy, “Becoming an Intergenerational Talent Magnet,” at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The speaker is DeLinda Forsythe, Founder and CEO of Innovative Commercial Environments. Free, but registration required at bit.ly/3zY8FKt. Closing of registrations Tuesday noon.
The brewery is having a birthday party
Second Chance Beer Company, an independent craft brewery, celebrates its seventh anniversary with a party from 4-10 p.m. Saturday, 8/27 at its Carmel Mountain headquarters. The party will feature the release of New Day West Coast IPA, as well as live music, a cornhole tournament ($20 entry fee), and happy hour specials. The event is free, but New Day Pack VIP tickets can be purchased for $51 at bit.ly/3K2be2s. Second Chance donates a portion of all beer and event sales to San Diego dog rescues The Animal Pad and Second Chance Dog Rescue. The brewery is located at 15378 Avenue of Science, Suite 222, San Diego. Visit www.secondchancebeer.com.
Inauguration, birthday party
Gyminny Kids is celebrating 35 years and the grand opening of its second location from 1-4 p.m. on August 28 at the new Gyminny Kids Poway, 12850 Brookprinter Place. The celebration includes free pizza, rubber bands, a supervised open gym, vendors, live music, performances and a ribbon cutting. The open gym includes access to all equipment including bungees, foam pit, trampolines, spring floor and all Olympic apparatus. This is a free event open to the community. Dial (858) 748-1716; [email protected]
Free climbing, BBQ at the open house
The Mesa Rim North City Climbing and Fitness Center is hosting a free youth open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Young climbers ages 7-17 will be free to climb the facility while parents can learn about the center’s programs. New members can get a free trial and an escalation session to test the installation. Later, families can enjoy a free community barbecue from noon to 5 p.m. The center is at 285 Industrial St. Call (760) 593-1020; visit mesarim.com/northcity.
The job fair offers opportunities for employers
Vista High School is hosting an on-campus end-of-summer job fair from 1:05 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday around the main quad. Potential employers are encouraged to meet students whom they can hire immediately. Register at calendly.com/vhsccc/vista-high-end-summer-job-fair-2022 to reserve a free table. Check in is at 12:50 at reception. Park in the guest parking lot in the parking lot in front of the school. Table and chairs provided; please bring handouts and something to identify yourself (poster, tablecloth or sign) to the students at your table. This is the first of several monthly job fairs held over lunch at Vista High School. Contact [email protected] or (760) 726-5611 ext. 71055.
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