End of the work week, yet more work ahead
Published Friday, October 20, 2017 3:00 pm

It’s the end of the work week, yet for all of us there’s more work ahead. Whether you’re continuing recovery efforts, volunteering, or attending one of the many fundraisers, we hope you are able to find some time to relax and refresh this weekend.

Wildfire Relief Fund from United Way of the Wine Country

United Way has an application for $1,000 for both owners and renters who lost their homes. The “Wildfire Relief Fund” is part of our Emergency Relief Fund and seeks to assist those facing hardship by providing direct monetary aid to families and individuals who have suffered loss as a result of the fires. Details at

Upcoming Chamber Events

Mixer & Gift Card Drive

Next Thursday, October 26, we invite Chamber and YPN members to come together and reconnect at La Rosa Tequileria & Grille’s upstairs lounge for a Mixer & Gift Card Drive. We ask that you to bring a gift card to donate to the Redwood Credit Union North Bay Fire Relief Fund.

Help support some of our local businesses by purchasing a gift card from our local retailers our local retailers, grocery stores, restaurants, department stores, gas stations, coffee (Acre, Starbucks, Peet’s).

Mixer & Gift Card Drive
Thursday, October 26, 5:00-7:30pm
La Rosa Tequileria & Grille’s upstairs lounge
500 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa

A Hero’s Halloween

The Downtown Action Organization, Santa Rosa Metro Chamber and Wine Country Moms Blog is hosting a FREE trick-or-treat Halloween event to celebrate our community heroes, large and small. Displaced families, their friends, and our community are invited to join us in downtown Santa Rosa for merchant trick-or-treating and carnival fun on the square. RSVP at

A Hero’s Halloween – Free Community Event
Tuesday, October 31,  4:00-7:00pm
Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa

Community Fundraiser Events

Many area businesses have posted fundraiser events on the Chamber’s community calendar. If you have a fundraiser event you’d like us to publicize, please submit it to our community calendar. Here are a few that are happening this weekend:

Fundraiser for North Bay Fire Victims at Wilibees – Saturday, October 21, 3:00-8:00pm

Community Pasta Dinner at Whole Foods Market Coddingtown – Saturday, October 21, 4:00-6:00pm

Sonoma Valley Fires Relief Benefit Concert at Sonoma Cider – Saturday, October 21, 7:00-10:00pm

West End Farmers Market Wildfire Fundraiser – Sunday, October 22, 10:00am-4:00pm

Now, more than ever, the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber is committed to our mission of convening members and community, empowering them with resources and knowledge, and acting together to create a connected and vibrant business climate. From each member to every program and volunteer, in downtown Santa Rosa or the region, we will continue to shape the future of living and doing business here, the place we call home.

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50 Old Courthouse Square
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404


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