North County Business Briefs, Sept. 25


‘Elevating Women’ event set for Thursday

The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce invites all to “Elevating Women in North County,” a happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Swann School of Protocol, 3141 Tiger Run Court, Suite 102, hosted by Elaine Swann. Meet like-minded women for networking, education and fun. Tickets are $10 for Carlsbad Chamber members, $15 for nonmembers. Register at


Ribbon-cutting for homebuilder

Join the Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting from 10-11 a.m. Thursday celebrating a new storefront for SolHome — We Build San Diego at 1285 Simpson Way. The company, a full-service residential contractor, has more than 10 years of experience, more than 500 builds, and is veteran-owned. SolHome provides new construction, complete remodeling services and solar installation. Free to attend, but reservation requested at


Chamber hosting golf tournament

The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual charity golf tournament Oct. 14 at the Pala Mesa Resort. A portion of the proceeds and the putting contest will benefit the Fallbrook Food Pantry. Cost is $150, open and senior divisions; lunch, green fees, range balls and more included. Pay for a veteran to play for $150. Sponsorships still available. The resort is at 2001 Old Highway 395. Call (760) 728-5845.

Seminar focuses on video marketing

A Lunch and Learn seminar on Video Marketing, part of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce’s Modern Marketing series, will be held Tuesday at the Fallbrook Regional Health District Community Health and Wellness Center, 1636 E. Mission Road. Networking and lunch at 11:30 a.m., presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Q&A session follows. Free for chamber members, $25 for nonmembers. RSVP required at (760) 728-5845 or email [email protected]


Small-business seminar on reducing loss

The San Diego North Economic Development Council presents a Lunch & Learn workshop on Proactive Protection and Reducing Loss. Learn simple steps you can take to protect your business; the latest trends in the kinds of threats that small businesses are facing; and more. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Green Dragon Tavern, 6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. Speakers are Melissa Simmons of Buffini & Company and Jason Mossuto of Assault Fitness. Members $35, nonmembers $45. Tickets at


Martial arts center holds ribbon-cutting

Poway Martial Arts holds a ribbon-cutting with the Poway Chamber of Commerce from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday to celebrate 38 years of operation. Free and open to the public. The studio offers traditional and non-traditional martial arts instruction and training for all ages at 13246 Poway Road. Call (858) 486-1003.


Wedding showcase today at Lakehouse campus

The Lakehouse Hotel & Resort is hosting a Wedding Showcase from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Explore the Lakeside Lawn and other venue spaces the hotel offers for ceremony sites and reception locations. Guests can take a gondola ride on the lake, sample sips and bites from Lakehouse’s many wedding menus, play games, enter giveaways and meet vendors including Belmont Park, River Garden Weddings, Rancho Guejito Winery, Black Swan Gondola and CaliFino. Free to attend, but RSVP requested at


Chamber hosts LinkedIn seminar

David Zumaya of My San Diego North County presents a Lunch & Learn on “LinkedIn for Your Business” at noon Tuesday at The Film Hub, 170 Eucalyptus Ave. Learn how to use LinkedIn as a tool to grow your business. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP at

Volunteers needed for business park walk

The city of Vista is looking for volunteers to help with its 12th annual Vista CARES Business Park Walk. Starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 6, city staff and community volunteers will be surveying 100 businesses in the Vista Business Park to better understand their needs and help them grow. To volunteer, fill out the form at

Registrations open for Vista Hiring Fair

The Vista Chamber of Commerce has opened registrations for its Vista Hiring Fair, scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Vista Civic Center. The fair aims to match businesses that are struggling to find employees and people looking for employment. SDHR Consulting will provide attendees with tips on how to land a job. Only 30 booths available, so register now at Free to attend; register at

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