The metropolis of Concord and the Increased Concord Chamber of Commerce are relaunching the hugely productive Shop Concord program to support the city’s little firms by encouraging people to store locally this summer season. The Store Harmony software (bayareane.ws/3fWrfse) will assistance maximize revenue for neighborhood firms that have experienced setbacks for the duration of the pandemic and gain consumers by boosting the neighborhood overall economy.
The e-gift cards can be bought on Concord’s Yiftee website page (application.yiftee.com/present-card/concord), which consists of a list of taking part merchants. Acquired playing cards can then be redeemed at any collaborating Concord business. The electronic nature of the present cards will allow prospects to split the original and bonus parts to retain for on their own or gift to other folks.
Unlike earlier Store Concord systems, prospects will now be capable to invest in a $100 e-gift card by way of Shop Harmony and in return receive a free of charge $50 e-present card that can be applied at collaborating enterprises. There is also continue to time for neighborhood business enterprise owners to sign up to take part in the Shop Concord plan. Go to the Shop Harmony url higher than for much more details.
— metropolis of Harmony, Higher Harmony Chamber of Commerce
Significant university graduate starts Lender of America internship
Kalani Dunn has started off a compensated summer season internship immediately after getting picked for the extremely aggressive Bank of The usa Scholar Leaders application (bayareane.ws/3y5PXOr). Dunn, a Pittsburg Significant University graduate shortly to be a UC Berkeley freshman, not too long ago started her position with the nonprofit Junior Accomplishment of Northern California (norcal.ja.org).
As part of the bank’s concentration on teenager employment, the digital, eight-7 days Financial institution of America software pays every single Pupil Chief $17 an hour. Dunn and a few other East Bay teenagers had been picked out for the internship. Dunn attended the UC Berkeley Pre-College Academy in advance of her sophomore calendar year and was a tutor for her quality school’s immediately after-university plan.
She also analyzed Italian “on a whim” throughout large university and gained the California State Seal of Biliteracy in Italian. Just after the 2020 Black Lives Subject (BLM) protests, Dunn started a fundraiser identified as Masks4All (bayareane.ws/2UjraaY) that bought reusable facial area masks to increase money for the BLM movement and guidance the Black group.
— Bank of The us
Slide competition performers sought
You, Me, We, Oakley is trying to find performers for the Coronary heart of Oakley Festival. Cultural teams, artists, dancers and musicians are all invited to participate in the competition that is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 25. For more information and facts, simply call 925-625-7118 or email [email protected]
— town of Oakley
City accepting purposes for Redistricting Fee
The metropolis of Brentwood is inquiring people to participate in the 2021-22 redistricting work. Each and every 10 a long time after the release of up to date U.S. Census population details, the boundaries for the four Brentwood Metropolis Council districts should be current.
The council has authorized the creation of a Redistricting Fee designed up of five local community volunteers who will solicit neighborhood enter to draft two or much more sets of district boundary maps for submission to the council. The council will then choose, with no modifying, one of the proposed maps.
“The town is hunting for associates from all 4 of the recent districts to enable create impartiality,” claimed Brentwood Mayor Joel Bryant. “Through this approach, we hope to persuade additional and more citizens to become section of the city’s electoral approach.”
People intrigued in taking part on the commission can understand more and apply at brentwoodca.gov/redistricting. The software deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 2.
— city of Brentwood
Parks’ spray pad h2o capabilities opened for young children till 7 p.m.
The city of Brentwood has opened quite a few of its park drinking water aspect spots for little ones to appreciate. Spray pad water options are open right up until Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. until finally 7 p.m. Grownup supervision is needed for youngsters under the age of 14, and no pets are authorized. To address drought fears all spray pads use 100% recirculated drinking water, according to the town. Parks with spray pads include things like Rainbows Conclude Park at 1626 Marina Way, Metropolis Park at 710 Second St. and Blue Goose Park at 1765 Adams Lane.
— Judith Prieve, staff members
Classical new music adult schooling system provided online
Regional orchestra California Symphony, led by songs director Donato Cabrera, is presenting its expanded virtual classical music adult training study course, “Fresh Appear: The Symphony Exposed,” during July. Now supplied in five 90-moment sessions with a new class streamed are living each individual Thursday in July with teacher Scott Foglesong (the chair of musicianship and songs principle at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music). Courses will continue to be readily available on-demand as a result of July 31. Access to the training course is offered for $30 for each house on the net at californiasymphony.org/freshlook.
This is the fourth summer season in which the course will be available and the 3rd version offered on the web, a go that has led to a fourfold enhance in participation and attracted grownup learners as much away as Illinois and Ohio. Quite a few orchestras — which include the California Symphony — supply adult schooling by way of preconcert lectures, available only soon after someone has by now resolved to show up at a live performance and procured a ticket.
In distinction, “Fresh Look” offers educational content material as a gateway to far better knowing classical new music, to inspire live performance attendance and make the knowledge extra pleasurable when there. The introductory course usually takes position about 5 weeks, and contributors can use their registration charges as vouchers for potential concert tickets. Training course components are out there in English and Spanish, in addition to Spanish translation in the on-demand videos.
— California Symphony
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