There will be prizes, great people and great food on Thursday night, Dec. 8, when members of the Hayward, Castro Valley and San Leandro chambers of commerce meet for their annual holiday mixer, hosted by Eden Medical Center. We'll meet from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Medical Office Building Conference Center at 20101 Lake Chabot Road. This is a great opportunity to network with board members, ambassadors and other members of three great chambers of commerce, thanks to Eden Medical Center CEO Terry Glubka and her team.
Chamber's 73rd Annual Gala Will Celebrate This All American City's Business Person, Educator, Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year
- Category: Featured Members
We will celebrate our official designation as an All American City at the Hayward Chamber of Commerce 73rd Annual Awards Gala Feb. 4, 2017. Join us as we honor the following:
- Business Person of the Year, Chris Lam, president and CEO of Pucci Foods
- Educator of the Year, Evelyn Ocasio, principal of Ruus Elementary School
- Firefighter of the Year, Capt. Phil Vecchio
- Police Officer of the Year, Det. Libier Ledezma
Reservations for the event, which is black tie optional, are $150 apiece, and $1,200 for a table and can be arranged immediately HERE. Reservations also can be made via credit card beginning Nov. 28 through Susan at the chamber office, 510.537.2424. Please make your reservations early as this event sells out every year!
Cuba will be the destination for the Hayward Chamber of Commerce travel program next spring, May 3-12, 2017. The package includes a roundtrip flight from SFO to Miami, then to Jamaica, including a night at the all-inclusive resort, the Sunscape Splash. The next day travelers will board the 960-guest Celestyal Crystal cruise ship.
Exploration of Cuba will include tours of the cities of Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Punta Frances and Cienfuegos. There is a deposit of $600 per person to reserve a cabin, starting from $3,195.
Hayward Chamber of Commerce members are invited to join us at "Tea With Tina," an open and relaxed forum that allows discussion of the benefits and perks of chamber membership and to meet fellow members. Hosted by chamber membership director Tina Lambert, the next event will be held Dec. 14 from 3-4 p.m. at the chamber office, 22561 Main St.