August 7, 2023 | Week 32
Vista Chamber Updates
Moe’s Giant Pizza Ribbon Cutting
Brothers Moe and Abe are the owners of Moe’s Giant Pizza. Their name doesn’t lie; their biggest pizza is 28″, choose from over ten varieties or build your own . Order here.
Moe and Abe are ready to serve you T-Th 11am – 8pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 9pm, Sun 11am – 6pm at 1250 S Santa Fe Ave, Ste. E.
Government Affairs Meeting
Assemblymember Laurie Davies joined us last Thursday for our Government Affairs Committee Meeting.
Assemblymember Davies represents Vista at the State level. Watch her presentation here.
Vista Chamber Events
Business Mixer – August 9
Catch up with fellow Vista Chamber Members and meet professionals from all over North County to make new connections.
Bring a raffle prize ($30 min. value) and speak about your business/organization while choosing the winner! (Only open to members) Register here.
Lunch & Learn: Fentanyl Crisis in North County – August 31
Join us to learn about the Fentanyl crisis affecting our North County community.
You will learn:
- Brief overview of fentanyl in North County
- Dead on Arrival documentary
- The signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose
- How to effectively administer Naloxone
All attendees will receive food and a gift card. RSVP here.
Business & Community Resources
Fall 2023 Senior Experience Program Sponsor Opportunity
Vista Chamber Members can take advantage of a 30% discount from the Senior Experience Program at CSUSM. This discount would bring the price from $1500 to $1000 for 750 hours of student research and coursework on behalf of the qualifying sponsors. We have a few opportunities; the first 20 that get selected by faculty and students during the second week of September. Sponsor applications must be submitted by August 10th. Find more information and the application here.
California Competes Tax Credit – Application Period Open
The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Businesses of any industry, size, or location compete for over $180 million available in tax credits by applying in one of the three application periods each year. Applicants will be analyzed based on fourteen different factors of evaluation, including number of full-time jobs being created, amount of investment, and strategic importance to the state or region. Find more information here.
2023 Congressional App Challenge
The Congressional App Challenge is the official computer science competition of the House of Representatives and has grown to become the most prestigious prize in computer science. The challenge is open to students of all coding levels and is an incredible opportunity for middle and high school students to express their creativity, explore new academic fields in STEM, and gain valuable hands-on experience. Find more information here.
When: Friday, August 4 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Where: McCarthy Corner | Citrus & Broadway, Vista
When: Every Saturday of the month | 8:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Vista Courthouse | 325 S Melrose Dr. Ste. 300
When: Saturday, August 12 | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens | 1250 Vale Terrace Drive
$5 per person or free with family membership. Contact email@example.com to pre-register.
When: Saturday, August 12 | 7:30 – 10:00pm
Where: Brengle Terrace Park | 1200 Vale Terrace Drive
Vista Chamber of Commerce | 170 Eucalyptus Ave., Ste. 115, Vista, CA 92084