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August 21, 2023 | Week 34

Vista Chamber Updates

Vista Magazine Fall Issue – Out Now!

The Fall issue of Vista Magazine is out!

Get ready to meet the faces behind your favorite spots and discover the stories of passion, dedication, and hard work that have turned dreams into reality.

Physical copies are available in our office and around town. In the meantime, check out the digital version here.

Also Available in Spanish!

We’re proud that our Vista Magazine is also available in Spanish! Read and find the same information about the businesses you love in the language you prefer.

Read the online version here or find a physical copy in our office or at your favorite hispanic businesses.

CoLab Public House Ribbon Cutting

This past Saturday, CoLab Public House celebrated their 1-year anniversary!

CoLab is a collaborative space with three breweries, one winery, and a delicious burger joint. Visit them at 2129 Industrial Ct. and learn more here.

Rising Star Winners: Where Are They Now?

The Vista Chamber’s Rising Star Student of the Month Program turns 10 this year!

This program recognizes outstanding high school seniors whose challenging life circumstances have not compromised their education.

Read updates from some of our past awardees in the Fall issue of Vista Magazine here.

Vista Chamber Events

Lunch Mob – August 23

Don’t pack your lunch, join us at Hungry Bear Deli for Lunch Mob!

Enjoy their delicious food while you catch up with other professionals in the community and make new connections. Don’t forget to bring your business cards! RSVP here to help the restaurant prepare for us.

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

City of Vista Junior Deputy Program

The Vista Sheriff Department’s Junior Deputy Academy is a 12-week character-building program for youth between 10 and 16 years. The Academy is free and taught by Vista Sheriff deputies in collaboration with the City of Vista. The Academy is offered for free but is limited to youth who live in Vista. Learn more here.

Lower Energy Bills for Businesses

Higher summer temperatures can mean higher energy bills and cause an extraordinary strain on the electrical grid. This can lead to a greater risk of grid emergencies and power outages. But it doesn’t have to be this way. During a grid emergency, businesses in SDG&E’s service territory can participate in the Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP). Learn more here.

Prepare for Wildfires Before One Ignites to Protect Your Family, Friends and Property

With the deadly firestorm in Maui and the Bunnie Fire in Ramona that scorched nearly 200 acres and resulted in evacuations Wednesday, wildfires are at the top of mind for most of San Diegans. The fires should remind people to be prepared to evacuate and to take steps to minimize damage to their property in case a wildfire starts in their community. Read more here.

Community Events

Operation Hope: Pantry of Hope and New Beginnings Boutique Ribbon Cutting

When: Tuesday August 22 | 10:00 – 11:00am

Where: 840 Townsite Dr., Unit #852

Bring a non-perishable food item or clothing item to donate. No RSVP needed.

Taco Tuesday at The Vistonian

When: Tuesday August 22 | 4:00 – 8:00pm

Where: The Vistonian | 306 S Santa Fe Ave

Enjoy Taco Tuesday at The Vistonian with food from Mexico City Cuisine and beer from Booze Bros + wine bar in this family friendly event.

SDCCU Financial Wellness Wednesday

When: Wednesday, August 23 | 12:00 – 1:00pm

Where: Zoom | Register online here.

This free educational webinar is titled “Understanding Your Spending and Finacial Behaviors”. The webinar will be hosted by John Broyles, certified financial planner and regional sales manager representing OneAmerica.

42nd Street

When: Wednesday, August 23 – Sunday, August 27 | 8:00 – 10:00pm

Where: Moonlight Amphitheatre | 1250 Vale Terrace Drive

Purchase tickets here.

Food Truck Fridays

When: Friday, August 25 | 5:30 – 8:30pm

Where: McCarthy Corner | Citrus & Broadway, Vista

Vista Farmers Market

When: Every Saturday of the month | 8:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Vista Courthouse | 325 S Melrose Dr. Ste. 300

Save Your Scraps Workshop

When: Saturday, August 26 | 10:00 – 11:30am

Where: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens | 1270 Vale Terrace Drive

Back to School Bash and Community Resource Fair

When: Saturday, August 26 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Where: Boys & Girls Club of Vista | 410 W California Ave.

Discovery Gala

When: Saturday, August 26 | 5:30pm

Where: Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Discovery Center | 1580 Cannon Road, Carlsbad

Purchase tickets here.

Vista Chamber of Commerce 170 Eucalyptus Ave., Ste. 115 (760) 726-1122


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