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February 26, 2024 | Week 9

Vista Magazine: Spring 2024 – Read Now!

The Spring issue of Vista Magazine is out now!

This special issue features Vista’s ’40 Under 40′, Vista’s professionals under the age of 40 impacting our community. We also feature articles on some of the businesses/organizations led by these young professionals.

Read updates from Vista Chamber CEO Rachel Beld, Vista Mayor John Franklin, and VUSD Superintendent Dr. Matt Doyle.

Read the online version of Vista Magazine in our website today! Physical copies will be available in our office later this week. READ NOW

¡También en Español!

¡La Revista Vista también está disponible en Español!

En esta edición presentamos a los jóvenes profesionales haciendo un impacto positivo en nuestra comunidad.

Póngase al día con actualizaciones del alcalde John Franklin y Superintendente del distrito escolar Dr. Matt Doyle.

Lea la revista en línea aquí. Tendremos copias físicas en nuestra oficina esta semana.

Ribbon Cutting – FastestLabs

Fastest Labs of Vista is your go-to destination for detailed and precise drug and DNA testing services. Their sample collectors, backed by years of training and a customer-centric approach, ensure thorough and accurate execution of drug, DNA, or paternity tests.

They’re open Monday -Friday from 9am-5pm at 730 Sycamore Ave, Suite C.

Ribbon Cutting – Applied Membranes

Applied Membranes, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of Reverse Osmosis Membranes, Systems and Components, both commercial and residential. They’ve been manufacturing Reverse Osmosis Systems, RO Membranes and Water Filtration Components under the AMI label for 40 years.

2024 Heroes of Vista Gala

The Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Vista Education Foundation present the 13th Annual Heroes of Vista Gala.

Join us in honoring local businesses, educators, and community leaders in this special evening.

When: Friday, March 22 | 4:00 – 7:00pm

Where: The Vistonian | 306 S Santa Fe Ave.

See the nominees/honorees and purchase tickets here.

Frogy’s Retirement Party – February 27

After 40 years of delighting Vistans with delicious donuts and a frog-filled store, Sharon from Frogy’s Donuts & Bakery will be retiring.

Join us to celebrate them today for all she has done for our community and the legacy Frogy’s leaves behind. Bring a card, flowers, and/or a warm hug as we all celebrate Sharon and Frogy’s!

Learn more about Sharon and Frogy’s here.

Business Bites – February 28

Don’t pack your lunch today, join us at Junmai Sushi Bar and Grill for Business Bites!

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.

Education Committee – February 28

Join us for our Monthly Education Committee meeting as we discuss issues and resources available in the world of Education and Workforce Development.

This month we’ll visit the new Construction Management and Welding Building at Rancho Buena Vista High School and get information for the Velocity Summer Internship Program (student and business sign ups). RSVP here.


Burgeon Beer Company

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00pm

501 S Santa Fe Ave.



Thursday, February 29 at 12:00pm

2870 S Santa Fe Ave.


SBA Stands Ready to Assist California Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storm and Flooding

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to California businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration. The declaration covers San Diego County as a result of the severe storm and flooding that occurred Jan. 21 – 23. Businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. Apply for assistance here.

Rancho Buena Vista High School Internship Program

The RBV High School Internship Program allows students to have unique opportunities in career fields that interest them.

Many of the interns pursue careers in the field they interned at during high school. Learn about how your business can participate here.

Super STEM Saturday

Build and launch a rocket, view the surface of the sun, and discover how chemistry is better than magic. These are just a few of the more than 75 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees at Super STEM Saturday. Hosted by The Classical Academies and Cal State San Marcos, this rain-or-shine science festival is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are invited to attend. Learn more here.

When: Saturday, March 9 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where: CSUSM | 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road

Outside Movie Night

When: Saturday, March 2 6:00PM

Where: American Legon Post 365 1234 S Santa Fe Ave.

The Movie will be playing will be ” Secondhand Lions” Concessions will be available, bring your own chair.

Vista Farmers Market

When: Every Saturday | 8:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Vista Courthouse Parking Lot | 345 S Melrose Drive

Vista Elks Lodge Fundraiser

When: Saturday, March 2 | 4:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Vista Elks Lodge | 1947 E Vista Way

Learn more here.

2024 Yacht Rock Gala

When: Saturday, March 2 | 5:30 – 10:00pm

Where: The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa | 5480 Grand Pacific Drive

Learn more here.

Vista Chamber of Commerce

170 Eucalyptus Ave., Ste. 115

(760) 726-1122


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