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March 11, 2024 | Week 11

2024 Heroes of Vista Gala – Limited Tickets Available!

The Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Vista Education Foundation present the 13th Annual Heroes of Vista Gala.
Join us to celebrate local community heroes including Veteran, Firefighter, Sheriff, and educators. Our business categories include:

New Business of the Year

Small Business of the Year

Large Business of the Year

Businessperson of the Year

Non-Profit of the Year

Who will win? Join us on Friday, March 22 to cheer for your favorite finalist! 

When: Friday, March 22 | 4:00 – 7:00pm Where: The Vistonian | 306 S Santa Fe Ave.

Purchase Tickets Now!

Velocity Summer Student Internship Program– Internship Program is a program dedicated to partnering local high school students with local companies based on the students’ career interests.

Businesses: Host talented, local high school students interested in your industry for rewarding and impactful internship experiences. Student compensation is provided by the Vista Chamber.

Learn more about the program and apply here.

Ribbon Cutting – Tradecraft Farms– Tradecraft Farms was founded by a small tight-knit group of family and friends who were passionate about the craft and art of growing cannabis.

Their knowledgeable retail staff will help you make informed decisions. They’re located at 732 E Vista Way, open everyday from 9am-10pm.

Rising Star of the Month Program – March

Congratulations to our Rising Star students for the month of March!

  • Emanuel Yanez Duran – Guajome Park Academy
  • Ruby Martinez – Alta Vista High School
  • Salvatore Palizzolo – Mission Vista High School
  • Oscar Villegas – Rancho Buena Vista High School
  • Evan Uhren – Vista Visions Academy
  • Katie Grace Marley – Vista High School

Want to learn more about the Rising Star Student of the Month Program? Visit our website at vistachamber.org/risingstar.

At Alchemy Print Co. Partnerships Create the Best Results– From local nonprofits to schools and businesses, Alchemy Print Co. is dedicated to delivering top-notch print solutions tailored to meet every budget and need. Owner Adam will also be honored with the Nick Ljubic Chamber Champion Award at the 2024 Heroes of Vista Gala.

Learn more about Alchemy Print and Adam on the Spring Issue of Vista Magazine here.

Business Mixer – March 13

Join us at Boomers for our March Business Mixer!

Catch up with fellow Vista Chamber Members and meet professionals from all over North County to make new connections.

Members: $10 – Future Members: $20 RSVP here.

Lunch & Learn: How to Sleep Better –March 26

and it’s affecting your performance at work? Join the team at The Specific San Diego as they go over ways to improve your sleeping.

Lunch will be provided to those that pre-register.

RSVP here.

Ribbon Cuttings

Allen Brothers Mortuary

Tuesday, March 12 at 9:30am

1315 S Santa Fe Ave.


Flipping the Switch – Clean Energy Alliance– On April 1, Vista will flip the switch, officially joining Clean Energy Alliance (CEA). CEA is Vista’s partner in meeting its Climate Action Plan goals as the new default energy provider for purchasing power. CEA offers increased local control and renewable energy options at competitive rates. On April 1, all Vista customers will be enrolled at the Clean Impact Plus level, receiving 50% renewable and 75% carbon-free energy. In March, Vista residents will receive the second of four mailers that explain the energy transition in greater depth. Learn more at thecleanenergyalliance.org.

OYC Americas Blood Drive

OYC Americas, Inc., one of our Vista Chamber members, is hosting a blood donation drive on March 22, 2024. By donating your blood, you can directly save lives and support those in need. Please see below for more details pertaining to this event.

Donate Blood and save lives! 

Schedule your appointment today here. Refreshments will be provided to donors. Thank you for your commitment to saving lives!

The Film Hub: Video Podcast Workshop

Session 1: Audio & Video RecordingWhen: Tuesday, March 12 | A: 5:00 – 6:30pm B: 6:30 – 8:00pm

Session 2: Post-Production & ReleaseWhen: Thursday, March 14 | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Where: The Film Hub | 170 Eucalyptus Ave.

Have you ever dreamed of having your own video podcast but need help figuring out where to start? Our hands-on Video Podcast workshop is designed to take beginners from zero to heroes in our state-of-the-art Podcast Studio. Learn more and register here

Taco Tuesday at The Vistonian.

When: Tuesday, March 12 | 4:00 – 8:00pm
Where: The Vistonian | 306 S Santa Fe Ave.

TERI Campus of Life Hiring Event

When: Thursday, March 14 | 3:00 – 6:00pm

Where: TERI Campus of Life | 555 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos

Please join us at The TERI Campus of life hiring fair! We will be hosting open interviews onsite, come join our team and help us change lives!

Vista Farmers Market

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

Where: Vista Courthouse Parking Lot | 345 S Melrose Drive

Kids in the Garden Class

When: Saturday, March 16 | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens | 1270 Vale Terrace Drive

If you would like to attend this class, you will need to PRE-REGISTER with Farmer Jones at farmerjonesavbg@gmail.com.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards Luncheon

When: Saturday, March 16 | 11:30 – 1:30pm

Where: Gloria McClellan Senior Center | 1400 Vale Terrace Drive

Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.

Vista Chamber of Commerce

170 Eucalyptus Ave., Ste. 115

(760) 726-1122


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