A Recap of Past Mixers:
Spring Social Mixer at Pillar Cowork Benefiting the Cancer Support Community
A Mixer Thank You!
The Lafayette Chamber and Lafayette Social would like to thank all the members who attended our first in-person mixer of the year at the beautiful host location Pillar Cowork & Pillar Kids Childcare on Wednesday, March 23, 2022!
We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the many generous donations to the event and to the raffle, and the matching funds from the Lafayette Community Foundation the event raised $3,620 for the Cancer Support Community!
Thank you to all our board members and ambassadors who greeted the guests and staffed the bar. Thank you to the wonderful Cancer Support Community chef, Lola’s Sweet Treats and Tosi Superbites for the savory and sweet appetizers. Entertainment of the night included a CSC Drum Circle and music from Daniel Ray Hilsinger. We sampled wine thanks to Deer Hill Vineyards. The Chamber bar sold Headlands Brewing Company beer, Deer Hill Vineyards wines, and non-alcoholic beverages (sodas and sparkling water) from Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling and Joe Dougherty.
The event was photographed by Craig Isaacs, BlueGoo Photography. View photos here. Craig is asking that if you would like to download the images please make a donation to the Cancer Support Community in the amount of $25 per image. Photo credit: @craigi.
Look for a video soon on social media of the fantastic speeches by our new Lafayette Chamber Members:
ADP, Miranda LaRocco and Caitlin Johnson
BlueGoo Photography, Craig Isaacs
Brady Thomas Photography, Brady Thomas
Full Spectrum Technology Group, Sean Mendell
Lola’s Sweet Treats, Jen Selfridge
Mindful Littles, Hannah Jacobs
New York Life, Roberto Hernandez and Grant Krogius
New You Dance Center, Aj Rogers
Tosi Superbites, Jane Shafer
Congratulations to our raffle winners, Mayor Teresa Gerringer, Mark Carlton, and Unbound Training Company‘s Jennifer Mecham.
A HUGE THANK YOU to Diane Barbera, Lafayette Community Foundation, Christine Raymond, Lafayette Social Magazine, and Libby Eppinga, Cancer Support Community for putting the raffle prize basket together and to all the businesses that donated!!!
The Comfort Basket included donations from:
Honey Homes – handyman services
Patrizia Marrone Couture For Women
Vickie Shields, CMT – massage therapist
And Lady Gaga and Elton John stickers!
Lafayette Chamber Holiday Mixer honoring the history of the Lafayette Improvement Association (LIA) and the Town Hall Theatre
On Tuesday night, December 7, 2021 the Lafayette Chamber was honored to host our Holiday Mixer at Town Hall Theatre. This was not only our holiday mixer but a very special celebration honoring the history of the Lafayette Improvement Association (LIA) and the Town Hall Theatre. The key was literally passed from LIA to Town Hall Theatre! Watch and see at https://youtu.be/908YG9D1-jQ!
We thank Master of Ceremonies, John McCormick, Lafayette Chamber Board President and co-owner of Lamorinda Music for the wonderful introductions. We had presentations by Former President of the Board of the Town Hall Theatre Company Dennis Erokan, City of Lafayette Mayor Susan Candell, Lafayette Historical Society‘s Mary McCosker, Lafayette Improvement Association’s Board President Clyde Long and Town Hall Theatre Board President Gretchen Lee Salter.
The Ribbon Cutting was held on the stage orchestrated by Town Hall Theatre Managing Director Dennis Markam and Town Hall Theatre Board President Gretchen Lee Salter.
This special celebration included the speeches, a ribbon cutting, live piano music by John Kiskaddon co-owner of Harper Greer, food provided by Diablo Foods, Round Table Pizza Lafayette, Local Kitchens, and Batch and Brine, no host bar that supported the Town Hall Theatre and quite a lot of history!
Watch the video all the way to end to see and hear the holiday musical finale by John Kiskaddon co-owner of Harper Greer on the piano.
Thank you, Town Hall Theatre, for sharing your special night with us! View photos from the night here.
Refresh & Reconnect Mixer at Pillar Cowork
Meet our new members and learn more about our June 2021 mixer host, Pillar Cowork and Pillar Kids Childcare in this video. A special thanks to Lafayette Social for helping the Lafayette Chamber plan this first in-person event of 2021! [Mixer was held Wednesday, June 16, 2021]
New Members seen and heard in this video:
Thank you Volunteers! We could not have done it without you. Thank you for your help setting up, greeting, taking down and everything in between! Stephanie McNabb, John McCormick, Grace Dixon, Kyle Sumner, Jeremy Steel, Fred Steingraf, Brian Aiello, Chris Lane, Leila Douglah, Reid Edwards, David Benet, Tom Schnurr, Tim Regan, Dennis Markham, Terry Ring and Travis Johnson.
Read (and see) more about the event on our recap page here.