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2018 West Contra Costa Economic Summit

Oct 24 2018 - 10:30am
Richmond Chamber of Commerce
The Craneway Pavilion
1414 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA 94804


We invite you to attend the West Contra Costa Economic Summit, a convening to learn about the West Contra Costa business climate and resources for local businesses.

Attend for a chance to win travel for two to any Southwest published destination in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico. Must be present to win.


• Business Expo and networking
• Address from Supervisor John Gioia
• Congressman Mark DeSaulnier invited
• Panel discussion with Mayors from El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, Richmond, and San Pablo

Lunch will be provided

Wed, October 24, 2018

HazWOPER 40 Training

Oct 22 2018 - 8:30am
San Pablo Library
13751 San Pablo Ave
Community Room
San Pablo, CA 94806

San Pablo EDC in partnership with Northern California Teamsters Apprentice Training will host the five-day course free of charge. HAZWOPER or Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training Course is designed to address any potential risks of hazardous materials in the workplace particularly for construction, environmental cleanup, and refineries. Employers will speak to class to recruit and inform participants about job opportunities.

The course will meet five consecutive days from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday. 

You must attend an orientation and obtain a physician's clearance to enroll. 

Orientation is on October 1, 2018, to learn more about the HazWOPER40 training. Classes are scheduled to begin October 22-26th

Date and Time: Monday, October 22, 2018, 8:30 AM – Friday, October 26, 2018, 5:00 PM