Experience Unlimited Contra Costa Chapter

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Mission Statement:

Experience Unlimited Contra Costa Chapter (EUCCC) is a volunteer network of business professionals who come together to provide a supportive environment that empowers our members with self-help job search and marketing skills and to provide a forum for professional networking and sharing job leads.


General Meeting Location and Time:

Congregation B'nai Shalom
74 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Routine Agenda:

Tuesdays:
9:00 a.m. Meeting Starts
9:15 a.m. Orientation, Member News
9:30 - 12:00 p.m. General Meeting/Orientation & Speaker or Activity

Map & Directions:

Download Directions here!

From Interstate 680 North:

Take the Rudgear Road exit, go 0.2 mile, Merge onto South Broadway. After 1.4 mile turn right onto Mount Diablo Boulevard then continue onto Walker Avenue. Just after Walker Avenue merges into Walnut Boulevard, turn left onto Eckley Lane.

From Interstate 680 South:

Take exit 47 for North Main Street toward Walnut Creek. Follow signs for North Main Street South. Turn right off the exit ramp, onto North Main Street. After .7 mile turn left onto Ygnacio Valley Road. After .6 mile, Turn right onto Walnut Boulevard. Follow Walnut Boulevard (bear left where it forks) and turn left onto Eckley Lane after about .8 mile.

From California Route 24 East:

Take the Mount Diablo Boulevard exit. After .6 mi take the slight right to remain on Mt Diablo Blvd. After 0.9 mi continue onto Walker Avenue, Follow Walker Avenue for .6 mi and just after Walker Avenue merges into Walnut Boulevard, turn left onto Eckley Lane.

From Ygnacio Valley Road East:

Turn left onto Walnut Boulevard (not Walnut AVENUE, which will come up first).Proceed straight through 3 STOP signs (Sierra Drive, Homestead Avenue & Walker Avenue). Make the first left turn at the after the intersection of Eckley Lane.

B'Nai Shalom will be on the right. DUE TO A DAYCARE PROGRAM AT B'Nai Shalom, THE TEMPLE REQUESTS WE NOT PARK AT THE TEMPLE PARKING LOT. Out of respect for the neighbors we ask that street parking be limited to Eckley Lane.

The BEST PLACE TO PARK is at the Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church parking lot, LOCATED on the left just BEFORE B'Nai Shalom.

 

Some of our Featured Speakers

Upcoming Presentations:

 

April 25, 2017, Carrie LaShell. "The ABC's of First Impressions", Carrie LaShell

May 2, 2017, Rebecca Martin, "Three Ways to Own your Power (and how to get rid of  everything else)"Rebecca C. Martin

May 9, 2017, Julia Glyde, "Thriving in the Midst of Transition"Julia Glyde

May 16, 2017, Phyliss Ginsberg, "Possibilities"Phyliss Ginsberg.com

May 23, 2017, Chestor Santos, The International Man of Memory, "Memory Training for Job Seekers"International Man of Memory.

May 30, 2017, Group Exercise

June 6, 2017, Linda Patten, "Leadership in the Job Interview: What you need to know"Dare to Dream with Linda

July 18, 2017, Dr. Beth Halbret, "Managing Your Inner Teenager", Dr. Beth

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Recent Gold Card Members

Congratulations to these members on their new jobs:    

Anne Belt - March

Duane Williams - March  

Jessie Ding - February

Roberta Redden - January

Steve Aronson - January

Alicia Gordon - December

Mary Merschat - December

Andrea Orozco - December

Jalal Afifi - December

Don Toyofuku - November

Martin Wong - November

Carol Zischke - November

Brian Boer - October

Nicolas Menjivar - October

Steven Sheung - October

Mike Wood - October

Travis Burkey - September

Andrew Pierce - September

Steven Buhler - August

Jose Santiago - August

Connie Yaeger - July

Robert Chapple - June

Kevin Esch - June

Luis Medina - June

Micheline Proctor - June

Edward Rennacker - June

Robyn Romanucci - June

Pam Fenenbock - May

Ivan Herrera - May

Sherrie Hamilton - May

Elisa Minaya - May

Steve Keiter - May

Carlun Robinson - May

Sharon Crane - April

Ciel Gierke - April

Adam Hernandez - April

Alex Lopez - April

Carole Lucido - April

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