October 10, 2022
The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Virtual Candidate Forum for San Marcos Unified School Board Candidates on Wednesday, October 12th, 5:00-6:30 PM.
This free event provides a forum that gives voters the opportunity to meet each of the attending candidates running for School Board, and learn about their positions on various school-related topics.
Voters in San Marcos Unified School District will vote for one trustee for each of the two areas:
- Area C – Stephanie Carroll, Andres Ramos Martin
- Area E – Stacy Carlson, Sharyl Cavellier
Admission is free and all are welcome. Register today! More Info
Upcoming Chamber Events
THURSDAY, OCT 13 – NOON-1:30 PM
San Marcos Chamber Government Affairs
Meetings held the second Thursday of each month at 8:00am.
Receive reports and updates each month from Federal, State, and County legislative representatives and City government. Additional reports to include Utilities, and Sheriff’s Department updates.
Open to the community! More Info
SATURDAY, OCT 15 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grandiversary & ribbon cutting celebration for Mesa Rim Climbing Center.
We are excited to have them in our community and hope you will join us for the celebration!
WEDNESDAY, OCT 19 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Strengthen the Voice of Local Business
3rd Wednesday of Each Month
Get Connected! Enjoy coffee, great conversation, build relationships, share business tips and leads.
San Marcos Chamber Coffee Connections gives businesses the chance to expand, strengthen and build stronger business relationships in the City of San Marcos. More Info
THURSDAY, OCT 20 3:00 PM
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in welcoming and celebrating the grand opening & ribbon cutting celebration for WCUI School of Medical Imaging. We are excited to have them in our community and hope you will join us for the celebration!
THURSDAY, OCT 27 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
The San Marcos Chamber’s spirited mixers bring together a packed house of professionals from a variety of industries and company sizes to network, build relationships and have fun – all while checking out an exciting new location every month.
Join us October 27th for a ton of fun! Register
EVERY TUESDAY 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Beautiful open-air market which features fresh, local produce, baked goods, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fresh flowers, prepackaged foods, delicious hot foods, artisans and crafters, live music!
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 NOON-1:30 PM
Streamline Your Business Finances + Taxes
Be part of this popular workshop from our partner Intuit’s trainer and QuickBooks ProAdvisor Mariette Martinez. You’ll learn the three QuickBooks Online must-knows to navigate and use this accounting software based on your unique business’ needs and accounting workflows.
By the end of this session, you’ll feel confident in the following:
· How to build your accounting system using QBO as the core
· Which QBO version is best for your business and how you grow from there
· How to navigate QBO using the centers and workflows to get things done
Register before slots run out! More Info
WEDNESDAY, OCT 12 NOON-1:00 PM
Everyone has influence in some way, and we want to help each other grow in that influence and make our city better by empowering and equipping leaders with connection, helpful tips and relationships that provide a sense of community and encouragement.
We’re inviting leaders from all walks of life together for a Leadership Lunch Wednesday, October 12th. Union Cowork will be hosting and there will be a free lunch along with a helpful conversation on Leadership.
Leadership Lunch is open to the public!
**Because of the generosity of Union Cowork, this Leadership Lunch is FREE to you. Be sure to thank our host, and considering becoming part of Union Cowork if you’re in need of a space for your team or a location to host your next event. More Info
Are you looking to differentiate your business/organization while helping your community, network while building a positive reputation for your brand by helping those who could benefit from your support?
Here is how: Invest in the CSUSM Philanthropic Investment Program
The CSUSM Senior Experience Program matches teams of five graduating business students with for-profit and non-profit organizations to complete projects. Students gain experience by working as consultants on rigorous, real-world projects that require teamwork and the application of classroom knowledge. Businesses benefit by receiving concentrated attention from bright, energetic teams that provide a fresh, independent look at their business challenge. Each student team works under the supervision of a faculty member.
The Senior Experience Program has been a hallmark of the CSUSM College of Business Administration for over 30 years, serving in excess of 2500 sponsors and 10k student graduates. More Info
Scare Away Hunger Peanut Butter Drive
Did you know? 1 in 5 kids faces hunger in North County
During the month of October, we encourage you to support the Scare Away Peanut Butter Drive by donating unopened jars of peanut butter to help feed local children living in poverty.
You can drop off donations at participating locations or online.
Donations benefit the North County Food Bank
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