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July 20, 2014 at 7:23 pm

Fast times at City Hall Sunday Summer Fun ! Oh Yeah!

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Shop Pleasant Hill
July 17, 2014 at 9:41 am

Last night Off The Grid, tonight FREE Downtown Plaza Concert featuring Santa Cruz Band Extra Large from 6:30 to 8:30 in the Plaza, Friday night Free Concert featuring Lumberyard from 6-9PM at Pleasant Hill Park, Saturday is the 5th Annual Blues & Brews Festival at the Park featuring Loose Blues and many others, Sunday Sunset By the Lake Summer Concert featuring Fast Times from 6 - 8 p.m. So what are you doing this weekend? Pleasant Hill At the Center of Everything!

Shop Pleasant Hill
July 15, 2014 at 9:29 am

At bricks n clicks retail seminar in Pleasant Hill still time to stop in and visit business resource providers at Pleasant Hill Community Center

Shop Pleasant Hill
July 10, 2014 at 12:22 pm

Retailing Successfully
in the New Economy

East Bay Small Business Seminar
"Bricks & Clicks" Retailing

Register On-line
East Bay Small Business Seminar
"Bricks & Clicks" Retailing
Moderator Paul Lundstedt, East Bay SCORE
Tuesday July 15,2014
Registration begins at 8:00 am
8:00 am - 11:30 am


Pleasant Hill Community Center - Perera Pavilion
320 Civic Drive Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Retailing Successfully in the New Economy
This event is for East Bay retail small businesses seeking to improve their bottom lines, address pressure from e-commerce and big-box competition and network with other successful small retailers in the region while learning about local free and low-cost resources available.

AGENDA

8:00 am - 8:30 am: Registration

8:30 am - 10:30 am: "Bricks and Clicks" Program

Welcome & Introductions
Darien Louie, East Bay EDA
Kelly Calhoun, City of Pleasant Hill
Lee Lambert, Alameda SBDC
Moderator Paul Lundstedt, East Bay SCORE

Business Panel Discussion/Q&A - Retailing Successfully in the New Economy
Bill Snider, Moraga Hardware and Lumber, Moraga
Chuck Tylor, Dublin Cyclery, Dublin
Cyndi Hilton, Hilton House Consign and Design, Orinda
Dirk Christiansen, Studio 7 Arts, Pleasanton
Judy Wheeler, Towne Center Books, Pleasanton

In-Depth Business Interview with Q&A - Competing with Online Retailers
Moderator Larry Tessler, East Bay SCORE
David Mitroff. Ph.D., Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Walnut Creek

Introduction of Resource Partners
Wells Fargo Bank

10:30 am - 11:30 am: Resources & Networking
Meet-up with Businesses and Resources

Register today for this free event. Bring your most difficult questions and present your biggest challenges to peers, resource and service providers.

Register for No-Cost Workshop



East Bay Economic Development Alliance

The East Bay's premier public-private partnership working to establish the region as a world-recognized location to grow businesses, attract capital and create quality jobs.





RESOURCES
Assistance Alameda County SBDC http://www.acsbdc.org

Assistance Contra Costa SBDC http://www.ContraCostaSBDC.com

Assistance SCORE - East Bay Chapter http://www.eastbayscore.org

Info East Bay EDA http://www.eastbayeda.org

Finance TMC Working Solutions http://www.tmcworkingsolutions.org

Finance U.S. Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3102

Finance Wells Fargo http://www.wellsfargo.com

Workforce Alameda County WIB http://www.acwib.org

Workforce WDBoard of Contra Costa County http://www.wdbccc.com

Workforce EastBay Works of Contra Costa County http://www.eastbayworks.com/cccounty/






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The Alameda County SBDC (Small Business Development Center) | Alameda County SBDC

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The Alameda County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers free counseling to small businesses, top-notch seminars on business topics, and referrals to other resource providers. We also help guide small businesses through the company start-up process and answer questions.

Shop Pleasant Hill
July 1, 2014 at 11:29 am

Off The Grid (Food Trucks) tomorrow night on Trelany Road adjacent to Pleasant Hill City Hall from 5-9pm. Event parking is available in parking garage located across the street from Century Theater on Crescent Drive. Check out Downtown Pleasant Hill for more merchants and restaurant special offers on Wednesday evenings.