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APRIL 2008

Vol. 43, No. 4

Meet Our New Brentwood Chamber Executive

Harry York Kathi Reed, President of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, announced the hiring of a new Chamber CEO. Harry York is the former Executive Vice President of the Concord, California Chamber, and CEO of the Reno-Sparks, Nevada Chamber. Reed noted, “We are extremely pleased to bring Harry on as our executive to assist the Chamber and or community in these times of economic Photo courtesy of Ruth Roberts of the Brentwood Press change. With his experience and background he will be able to help us move the Brentwood Chamber to a new level of involvement in the community and the region. We set a very full agenda for Harry as soon as he arrived, introducing him around to the Chamber and Community leadership.”

Chamber speaks out on Proposed City Zoning Ordinance At the March 25th Brentwood City Council meeting, Chamber President Kathi Reed raised the Chamber’s concerns regarding a proposed City ordinance that would require all new businesses to obtain a Zoning Approval Certificate when applying for a City business license. Along with the required process is a proposed one-time fee of $182 in addition to the business license fee. The City is also proposing increasing the Home Occupation Use Permit from $50 to $117. After hearing from other Chamber members and new Chamber CEO Harry York about business concerns regarding the proposed changes, the City Council unanimously voted to postpone any action until the Chamber and the City staff sit down and review the various issues. The Chamber will inform the membership of future developments.

The Brentwood Farmers’ Market will begin on Saturday, May 10 in Downtown Brentwood! York, who retired from the Reno-Sparks Chamber in late 2006 stated, “I am excited about the opportunity to be able to return home and be able to do what I love to do, be part of growing a community and helping businesses of all sizes prosper. My first priorities will be to expand the great business networking opportunities the Chamber currently offers, update the internal organization of the Chamber, and get the Chamber very involved in governmental activities at all levels.” Search Committee Chair Karen Spann remarked, “We are very lucky to land not only a very experienced chamber executive, but someone who grew up, worked in, and knows our region very well. He will help all our businesses grow and succeed.” York is married to Sharon, has two sons, John and David, and two daughters, Christina, a senior at St. Mary’s College, and Ashley, a freshman at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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County Supervisor Mary Piepho to Meet with Chamber April 10 Please Join Us … Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho will hold an informal “County Update” for Chamber members on Thursday, April 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Willy’s Bagels & Blends, corner of Balfour Road and West Country Club Drive, in Brentwood. The meeting will provide an opportunity for Supervisor Piepho and Chamber members to exchange ideas and share conc erns regar ding iss ues affecting Brentwood.

Newsletter Contents:    

Ribbon Cuttings..................2 Directors Message...............3 New Member Profile..........4 March Luncheon info.........6 CENTER SECTION TEAR OUT & SAVE

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Chamber Classifieds .........7 Lori’s Minute .....................8 Business Luncheon ............9 Calendar of Events...........10 Chamber Event News......10 CENTER SECTION TEAR OUT & SAVE

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Feb Mixer.................12 & 13 Welcome New Members.......14 In Memory................................15 Chamber Changes....................15

Ambassador Team..........15 Board of Directors..........15


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Page 2 All Sports Trophies Advertising Specialties Custom & Corporate Awards

(925) 516-8880 • Fax (925) 625-5316 Email: starawards@sbcglobal.net

Bob & Sharon Sherriff, Owners

Premier Dental Center - Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Jasdeep Johl, DDS Family and Cosmetic Dentistry 100 Cortona Way, Suite 110 Brentwood, CA 94513 Phone: 925-513-7333 www.PremierDentalBrentwood.com Cutting the ribbon on March 18, 2008 at her new state -of-the-art dental office in Brentwood is Jasdeep Johl, DDS, Family and Cosmetic Dentist. Dr. Johl was joined by her family, friends, and Chamber Directors and Ambassadors as she officially opened for business. Dr. Johl’s Premier Dental Center is a beautiful place, with little or no intimidation one would normally associate with going to the dentist! We enjoyed meeting Dr. Johl, her husband Jewell, and their gorgeous (and sweet) toddler, Nimmer. Thank you to all who attended: Chamber President-Elect Karen Spann of the Monthly Grapevine; Ambassadors Paul Roman of Window Innovations and David Mengel of Gemini Staffing; Alternate Director Lyle Miller of Scheer Home Systems; and Chamber Member Jeannette Hemenway of Gemini Staffing. Our congratulations to Premier Dental Center!

Edward Jones - Susanna Wahl, Financial Advisor

Financial Advisor and Chamber Ambassador Susanna Wahl cut the ribbon at her new office in Downtown Brentwood on January 29, 2008. Susanna is surrounded by her peers, family and friends. Our thanks to attendees: Chamber Members Dirk Zeigler of Zeigler Insurance Group and Fred Ginsler of the Brentwood Press; Ambassador Paul Roman; Directors Rich Inglis of Reagan Management Services and Richard Perez-Pacheco of Black Sheep Design; Chamber President Kathi Reed; and Ambassador David Mengel of Gemini Staffing! We appreciate all of you! Our congratulations to Susanna Wahl!

Mission Statement: The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization dedicated to the promotion of the civic and commercial progress of the community. We will continuously strive to maintain and foster a healthy business climate for Chamber members and the entire community.


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Director’s Message

Page 3 Each event is designed to offer some time outside of the regular monthly mixer for business owners to meet. The CEO Coffee Club is held in the morning (4th Thursday of the month from 8-9 a.m.), the Traveling Chamber Lounge is held in the evening (first Thursday of the month from 5-7 p.m.). These events provide networking opportunities and a chance for entrepreneurs to exchange valuable business information. The best part about these events is that they are FREE and open to both members AND nonmembers! They are hosted at a different location each month so be sure to check the Clarion or the website calendar at www.brentwoodchamber.com.

by Richard Perez-Pacheco, Director New Chamber Events

Mark your calendar for the April locations (see page eleven for dates and times) for a chance to meet other business owners in the area. I personally look forward to meeting you!

With three months under my belt as a new director, I’ve had the pleasure of kicking off two Richard Perez-Pacheco, Black Sheep Design new Chamber events last month – the CEO 8440 Brentwood Blvd., Suite A Coffee Club and the Traveling Chamber 925-516-1938 Lounge.


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Electric Euro Service Does It All Electric Euro Service is a Factory Authorized Service Center for Bissell, Eureka, Electrolux, Dirt Devil, Dyson, Royal Commercial, and many more! They work on all brands of vacuums including Kirby, Oreck, Sebo, Hoover, Rainbow, Filter Queen, bags, belts, hoses, and accessories. They are factory authorized for shavers, parts & accessories: Braun, Eltron, Remington, Wahl, Panasonic, Oster, Stewart Clippers, most barber and salon equipment, and all types of parts. They are dealers for: Austin Air, Blue Air, Healthway, and portable air cleaners. Owner Roger Fuller is located in the Sunset Park area off Elkins Way. Stop by and visit him, introduce yourselves and support him in his efforts. When Roger spoke at our March mixer, he promised he can repair almost anything with a plug! This includes small appliances, lamps, chandeliers, and all brands of microwaves. Problems with your portable espresso machine? Roger can fix it! This is an invaluable service to have right here in Brentwood!

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Income Tax Preparation Financial and Tax Planning Business Management Bookkeeping

8440 Brentwood Blvd., Suite H 925-240-1242 “Best of Brentwood” 2002-2007 Business of the Year, 15th Assembly District

www.reaganmanagementservices.com


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Page 5 PRO-TECH HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING Bob & Sheri Dickson - Owners P.O. Box 2001, Brentwood, CA 94513

925-978-1776

925-516-1776 925-673-3776 Fax: 925-673-3777

www.protechheating.com

email: bob@protechheating.com Lic #705148

David Mengel, MBA, Managing Partner


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Page 6 TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE: CITIZEN OF THE YEAR DINNER ON APRIL 12 TO HONOR HELEN MYERS EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON ON APRIL 23 AT NINES CALL 634-3344 FOR MORE INFORMATION. COME BY THE OFFICE AND MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.

Creative Writer Carma Dutra Imparts Useful Information at Business Luncheon Valuable advice was taken to heart by members of the business community as Carma Dutra of “Carma’s Word” shared tips that can easily be put into action whether your business is large or small. Attendees had many positive things to say about this information that everyone can use in their daily business life. Comments included: 1. Most important to me was the information regarding business card and brochure content. 2. I learned that 80% of interest is from “headline.” Three to five seconds will grab a reader’s attention. I will use this information for my business, as well as for my clients who are either writing content for a website or in a profile, etc. 3. Well done! Well covered! Most useful to me was the information on how to create better “grabbing” headlines. Thank you, Carma, for your motivating and inspiring presentation! Carma Dutra can be reached at 925-625-4142. Email: Carmadutra@att.net www.Carmasword.com


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Chamber Classifieds Looking for Commercial Space?

Office Space Available Furnished office space available 500-2000 sq. ft. Call Sam at 925-516-0870.

Sub-Lease at 3330 Main St. in Oakley Almost 900 sq. ft. $1,200 per month, includes utilities, parking lot, large windows, nearly new carpet & paint. Require first/last. Call 925-625-2879 for more information.

Positions Available Brentwood Family Pet Care Veterinarian Hospital Animal Handler Wanted: Technician Assistant part time A.M. or P.M. On-the-job training. Duties include handling animals (dogs/cats), restraining animals, paperwork, and cleaning. Cleaning includes kennels, sinks, floors, etc. MUST have a great attitude, be a great team player, love to stay busy and be a hard worker. Please contact Kindra at 925-240-7387, Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Servpro of Concord Servpro of Concord is now hiring for Administrative assistant. Duties include answering phones, filing, and maintaining job files and work flow, scheduling appointments, invoicing, data entry, some cleaning required. Computer skills a must, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook. Must have great attitude, be a team player, willing to tackle special projects, and problem solve. Must want to work hard and like to stay busy. Insurance knowledge a plus! Please fax resume to 925240-8701.

PG&E is offering no-cost energy consultations which help business owners take advantage of energy efficiency rebates. Please call PG&E’s Brentwood Customer & Community Relations Manager Jacqueline Clarke at 925-674-6590 to schedule an appointment. Jacqueline will be able to assist you in becoming energy efficient and reducing your energy costs!

Historic Downtown Brentwood to be Open Late on Thursday nights! Starting April 3, 2008, every Thursday night, our participating downtown merchants will be staying open until 8 p.m. They are expanding their hours to provide our community with extra time to enjoy shopping and dining. For more information, call 634-3344. Let’s support our local merchants and have fun in the process!

Looking for Employment?

Go to www.brentwoodchamber.com and type the word “employment” in the search box. We have several Chamber Members who can help you find that perfect job! Your free classified ad can be here -- for Chamber Members only. Ad must be related to your business but cannot be used to advertise the business itself. Office furniture for sale? Space available? Need employees? Call 634-3344 or email us at info@brentwoodchamber.com

Chamber Members: You can make a difference on proposed laws. Visit

www.calchambervotes.com

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Rent in Brentwood - 800 to 1600 square feet available Call Sunset Plaza Properties at 925-634-2900


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“Lori’s Minute” TEAR OUT THIS CENTER SECTION FOR FUTURE REFERENCE! STAY INFORMED---STAY INVOLVED!

(by Lori Knudsen of California Payroll) Questions for Better Interviewing One way to waste less time in doing applicant interviews — and at the same time improve the quality of your hiring decisions — is to ask applicants good questions. You can improve the value of what you learn in an interview by taking time to prepare productive questions. Don’t ask questions just to ask questions and have a pleasant social conversation. Ask only questions that will do the following:

1. Questions that will relax the applicant. When the applicant is relaxed and comfortable with you, he or she will often be more open, off-guard, and more likely to tell you more. Example: What’s the most exciting or most enjoyable work you’ve done? What about it did you enjoy most? Answers to these two questions may also give you clues to the applicant’s behavior/performance style. (See #4 below.)

2. Questions that will cause some stress for the applicant. If the job requires dealing with stress, have two, three or four questions that surprise the applicant and that, possibly, create a little discomfort...to see how well the applicant deals with unexpected stress. Example: If the applicant’s response to the two questions above (about the most exciting or most enjoyable work) reveal a type of work different from the position the applicant is interviewing for...ask this follow-up question...Why don’t you pursue this type of work instead of applying for this position? Another example: What will your three most recent supervisors tell us about your job-related weaknesses and problems?

3. Questions that will verify facts you already know about the applicant, and questions that will give you facts you can verify in background checks. Example: Ask specific questions about work history, and breaks in the work history. Ask questions to verify and clarify information and statements given on the application form or in the applicant’s resume.

4. Question that give you clues to the applicant’s behavior/performance style. Know in advance the kind of behavior/performance style the job needs, such as: a stable, steady worker, not a talker, not a socializer. Example: Ask an open-ended question that invites the applicants to reveal themselves. What about you and your work and life experiences would help us believe you will perform this position well? Another example: What’s the most boring job you’ve ever had? How long did you have it? What made this job boring for you? What did you do to keep yourself reporting to work for this boring job? Another example: What do you do to have fun? What kind of volunteer activities have you done or are you currently involved in? Tell us about why you’ve done this.

5. Questions that give clues to the applicant’s attitude toward work, work ethic, reliability and willingness to do the job. Example: Think about your three most recent jobs. Where do you see you could have improved in your work-related performance and skills? The response may also give you information you can verify with previous supervisors. Another example: What would your last two employers or supervisors tell us about your job attendance and your punctuality? Approximately how many days of work did you miss in your last two jobs, not counting your approved vacation and sick leave? This response also may give you information you can verify with previous supervisors.

6. Questions that give you clues to the applicant’s attitude toward coworkers and supervisors, the applicant’s likelihood of getting along with others on the job. Example: Tell me about the strengths and weaknesses of your previous supervisors. Listen for criticisms of previous supervisors and managers, and for criticisms of previous workplaces. A pattern of past unhappy relationships can be a prediction of continued unhappy relationships in new jobs.

7. Questions that deal with the essential job functions and job qualifications given in the job description. Example: A job duty in this position is to efficiently assemble boxes for shipping a 3-ring binder. Tell us what you have done in the past that especially qualifies you to do this. Then give the applicant an opportunity to demonstrate this ability.

8. Two key questions that help you decide if the applicant really fits the job: First, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being excellent, how would you rate this position? Then the follow-up question: What type of work (or what other type of work) would you give a 10 to? The answers to these two questions will indicate whether or not the applicant’s interests really fit the job. If the applicant gives your job a "6"...but gives another kind of work a "10"...the odds are that in time this person will not be happy in the job you have open.

9. Another question that helps you decide if the applicant fits the job: If we don’t hire you, where will you most likely end up working? What type of work will you be doing? If the answer describes work that is different from the position you have open, the applicant may not be a good fit for your job.


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April Working Business Luncheon 144 Oak Street in Downtown Brentwood 94513

Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Event is $20.00 per person with or without lunch. PREPAID RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Bob Nugent MAP Management Training and Consulting Services Presents:

Life Balance

Creating Balance in Your Professional and Personal Life Do you want to positively change your life? Do you want to save time and energy? Are you spending more time at work than at home? Reserve your space today! Choice of entree: Pot Roast or Salmon

Name

Entree

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Please bring this reservation sheet with your payment to: 240 Oak Street in Brentwood by Friday, April 4, 2008

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Location: Cap’s Oak Street Bar & Grill


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BRENTWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

2008 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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April

JOIN US FOR THE

April 3

April Mixer

April 8

Business Luncheon - Pre-paid reservations only

hosted by:

April 10

Supervisor Piepho at new Willy’s 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

April 12

Citizen of the Year Banquet

April 14

Ribbon Cutting at Cabanas in the Garden

April 17

Mixer at Contra Costa Fairgrounds

April 23

Employee Appreciation Luncheon

April 24

CEO Coffee Club at Peet’s Coffee

Contra Costa Fairgrounds

Traveling Chamber Lounge at Grazie (see opposite page for details)

(see opposite page for details)

April 24

May May 1

Ribbon Cutting at Decor Window Fashions (Blinds on a Budget) Traveling Chamber Lounge at Nines (see opposite page for details)

May 1

Ribbon Cutting at Pacific Funding Group

May 15

Mixer at McCurley’s Abbey Carpet Center

May 22

CEO Coffee Club at Jazzed Cafe

June

Location: 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch 94509 DATE: TIME:

Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:30-7:30 p.m.

June 5 June 19

Traveling Chamber Lounge at CoCo Wine Co. Mixer at Pierce Chiropractic Group

June 26

CEO Coffee Club at Sylvia’s Sabor Latino

July

July 11, 12, and 13 CornFest 2008

July 17

Mixer at Calif. Pac. Federal Credit Union

August August 21

*Raffle Prizes *Share-the-Pot Drawing *Network with your fellow Chamber members

(see opposite page for details)

Mixer at Arbor Ridge Executive Apartments

September September 18

Mixer at Discovery Professional Services

October October 16

Mixer at Shepherd’s Gate

October 25

Hometown Halloween

November Stay in tune with the latest business news!

Visit on a regular basis: www.calchamber.com/dailyheadlines

November 1

A Taste of Brentwood (restaurant tour)

November 20

Mixer TBA

November 22

Holiday Parade

December 18 Holiday Mixer at Veterans Hall


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At-Home Tastings •Premier Wine Gifts Custom-Labeled Corporate Gifts

Kathi Reed Independent Wine Consultant

925-240-8382 www.winealongwithme.com wine@kathireed.com

Cell 925.813.1319

Phone: 925-625-0278 P.O. Box 406 Oakley, CA 94561 www.linmarkltd.logomall.com

Sample Showroom: 707 “A” Street in Antioch


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Shadow Lakes Golf Club hosts March Mixer in their new Event Center

Business Card Drawing Winner: Pictured above right are: host Ron Parish of Shadow Lakes/Deer Ridge Golf Clubs and winner Rusti Woodruff of Boresha, An Exotic Coffee. Happy golfing, Rusti!

No one can transform a “cart barn” into an exquisite event center quite like Shadow Lakes has done. Although we had a large crowd at this mixer, there was plenty of room to roam. The new event center is perfect for large weddings, meetings and, in fact, our Employee Appreciation Luncheon which will be held there on April 23! If you missed this mixer, stop by and check out the decor and the special lighting. It’s functional and charming. Thank you, Shadow Lakes, for hosting this great mixer! Below left, President-Elect Karen Spann of the Monthly Grapevine announces the winner of the $112 Share-the-Pot money. Lucky new member Renee Woodruff of MAP held the winning raffle ticket! Renee is pictured below right showing the money! Congratulations, Renee!

Super Volunteer Bill Putman of Delta Community Services, Inc. is shown presenting winner Sal Cutino (of East County Woodworks) free tickets to the Chili Cook-Off and Auction to be held May 17 at the Community Center. After a “losing streak,” the often lucky Mr. Cutino suddenly roared, “I’m back!” And, indeed, Mr. Lucky will be eating great chili at the Cook-Off! Alternate Director John Fink of Delta Ranches and Homes will also be going to the Chili Cook-Off for free! We’re happy for you! A big thank you to all the generous Chamber Members who donated raffle prizes! We appreciate you!

Bob Nugent of MAP is pictured at left with Realtor Sandi Carson. Sandi held the winning ticket for a free hour of consulting with MAP. Bob will be our guest speaker at the Business Luncheon on April 8. Make your reservation at the Chamber office by April 4. (Sign-up sheet on page 9 of this newsletter.)

The Brentwood Yellow Pages Delta Bay Dental Group Todd Wedeking, DDS Delta Community Services, Inc. Gooseberry Fool MAP The Monthly Grapevine Travis Credit Union


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Roger Fuller Electric Euro Service Fixes anything with a cord!

Photos Courtesy of Generations Photography

Lani Maloney and Rusti Woodruff Boresha An Exotic Coffee Call them for fundraisers!

Greg Simpkins The Wire Guys Home Theater & Security Systems

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Frank Schimberg Parcel Plus Your Pack & Ship Solution Color Copies for 35 cents!

We thank our new members for coming to this mixer, introducing themselves to dozens of fellow chamber members, and for getting involved! We enjoyed meeting you!

What’s so funny? Just the great camaraderie the Brentwood Chamber has always enjoyed and embraced! “Competitors” winning each other’s donations...at left: Fred Ginsler of the Brentwood Yellow Pages presenting their gift certificate donation to President-Elect Karen Spann of the Monthly Grapevine and, at right: Kerri Marvel of Gooseberry Fool presents a gift certificate for a free Champagne breakfast to Sylvia Gallegos of Sylvia’s Sabor Latino. Below left is the happy Travis Credit Union Team with the winner of their beautiful gift basket, Lisa Pinguelo of Cortona Park. The picture on the right shows Chamber Event Coordinator accepting her raffle prize from Todd Wedeking, DDS of Delta Bay Dental Group. See you on April 17 at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds!

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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CHAMBER MEMBERS! Williams Sanitary Service, Inc. Septic/Plumbing/Portable Toilets Darren Williams, Owner P.O. Box 20 Brentwood, CA 94513 Phone: 925-634-4855 Cell: 925-584-4548 Fax: 925-634-4868 Email: williams.sanitary@att.net

Liberty Adult Education Center for Lifelong Learning Gene Clare, Director 929 Second Street Brentwood, CA 94513 Phone: 925-634-2565, ext. 1025 Fax: 925-634-5317 Email: clareg@libertyuhsd.k12.ca.us www.libertyadulted.org

Parcel Plus Retail Mail Center - Your Pack & Ship Solution Frank & Tana Schimberg, Owners 3710 Lone Tree Way Antioch, CA 94531 Phone: 925-778-6900 Cell: 925-437-9200 Fax: 925-778-6915 Email: parcelplusantioch@sbcglobal.net

Wine...Oh! Magazine Dedicated to the CCC Wine Country Aldo Ghiozzi, Owner/Publisher Brentwood, CA 94513 Phone: 925-240-0862 Fax: 925-220-8780 Email: wineoh@impressionsadv.net www.impressionsadv.net

Boresha International An Exotic Coffee - Experience with a Purpose Lani Maloney & Rusti Woodruff, Independent Business Owners 936 Detroit Avenue, Suite A Concord, CA 94518 Phone: 925-925-584-9898 or 925-819-0713 Fax: 925-516-7077 Email: ham911@msn.com or rustiwoodruff@yahoo.com www.boreshacoffee.com/woodruff Electric Euro Service LLC www.boreshacoffee.com/lani Factory Authorized Service Center and Retail Store Resource Center for Seniors Roger Fuller, Owner Referral Service 2160 Elkins Way, Suite D Michelle Perkins, CEO Brentwood, CA 94513 3710 Lone Tree Way, Suite #108 Phone: 925-513-3000 Antioch, CA 94509 Fax: 925-513-3009 Phone: 925-776-7516 email: roger@electriceuro.com Fax: 925-776-6126 www:electriceuro.com Email: mperkins@stopelderabusenow.org www.stopelderabusenow.org

Support our new members! Visit them, introduce yourselves, network with one another! The road to success can be challenging...let’s pull together!


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The Brentwood Chamber Family mourns the passing of Cos Lucchese, husband of our Office Manager Bonnie Lucchese. Cosimo D. Lucchese passed away on March 6, 2008. For many years, Cos interacted with the Chamber on many different levels...he was an expert at signing up sponsors for our annual golf tournament and was an all-around nice guy and a character. He will be greatly missed. Bonnie wishes to thank everyone for their thoughts and concern. It means so much. Cards may be sent to the Brentwood Chamber at 240 Oak Street, Brentwood.

Chamber Changes

Page 15 BRENTWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2008 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Kathi Reed, President WineShop at Home

Shelly McMahon, Ex-Officio Shelly’s Garden

Shayn Cutino, Director Anja Wellness

Bill Fee, Director Mazzy’s Fire Protection Specialists

Toni Grimes, Director Notary Public

De-De Hays, Director Prudential California Realty

Quail Lodge Gracious Retirement Living New Managers: David and Thea Bradley 4850 Deer Valley Road Antioch, CA 94531 925-778-7453 www.quaillodge.net Salvatori Chiropractic Scott Salvatori New Location: 160 Guthrie Lane Brentwood, CA 94513 925-625-8801 www.Salvatorichiropractic.com

Richard Inglis, Director Reagan Management Services

Paul Kelly, Director Home One Mortgage

Richard Perez-Pacheco, Director Black Sheep Design

Ken Seamann, Director Discovery Professional Services

Karen Spann, President-Elect The Monthly Grapevine

Joe Trebino, Director Delta Pure Water, Etc.

John Fink, Alternate Director

The Chamber Ambassador Team Paul Roman, Window Innovations 2007 Ambassador of the Year Amy Alvis, Living Trusts by Amy Liz Beth Fletcher, Mary Kay Cosmetics Chris Krohn, The Emerging Soul Richard McDaniel, Mutual of Omaha David Mengel, Gemini Staffing Vicki Sexton, First Bank Pat Trombino, First Bank Eric Soiland, Wachovia Securities Katherine Van Hatten, Skin Care by Katherine Olga Vidriales, Travis Credit Union Susanna Wahl, Edward Jones Renee Woodruff, MAP Donna Zickerman, The Monthly Grapevine

Delta Ranches & Homes

Lyle Miller, Alternate Director Scheer Home Systems & Security ——————————————————

Harry York, CEO Bonnie Lucchese, Office Manager Paula DeYoung-Wong Administrative Assistant, Newsletter Editor

Jilda Fairhurst Administrative Assistant, Event Coordinator

Bill Putman, Volunteer CHAMBER HOURS Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone (925) 634-3344 Fax (925) 634-3731 email: info@brentwoodchamber.com

www.brentwoodchamber.com


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Contact Jilda at 634-3344: 1) To donate raffle prizes and gift items for the Employee Appreciation Luncheon 2) To volunteer for the Brentwood CornFest July 11, 12 and 13

The Brentwood Clarion Brentwood Chamber of Commerce 240 Oak Street Brentwood, CA 94513

Phone: 925-634-3344 Fax: 925-634-3731 Email: info@brentwoodchamber.com www.brentwoodchamber.com

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