North County Business Briefs, September 18


Launch of the pre-employment room pilot program

The City of Carlsbad is launching a pilot program called the Job Readiness Room to connect workers with entry-level jobs in Carlsbad. The program is designed to connect entry-level, excluded, and/or vulnerable workers with foundational skills training and connections to Carlsbad employers in manufacturing, office administration, hospitality, and hospitality. Restoration. Participation is free for candidates and companies, but participating employers are asked to guarantee a job interview for a few candidates. Also part of the Lightcast program, a labor market analysis company; Bendable, an online course curator from the Drucker Institute; Carlsbad Libraries; and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. After completing 15-20 hours of self-paced online training, participants receive a micro-credit and are reported to the chamber to report to businesses. Register on


The Chamber is hosting a State of the Chamber event

The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce is hosting its “State of the Chamber” event at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pala Mesa Resort. The theme is “Spotlight on Building a Better Community” and the event includes a showcase for non-profit members and special presentations. Tickets are prepaid at $75, which includes dinner and dessert. The resort is located at 2001 S. Old Highway 395. Book at (760) 728-5845.

Two ribbon cuts offered this week

The community is invited to two ribbon cuttings this week hosted by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce: The Bakin’ It Up Collective celebrates its first year in business at 5 p.m. Tuesday at 118 N. Main Ave. Ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. Boutique Utique is having a grand opening at 4:30 p.m. Friday at 405 S. Main Ave., with ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. All are welcome, but please book at [email protected]


Free training to start a business

The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with other chambers and organizations, offers several free trainings:

  • Starting a childcare business: The National Veterans Chamber of Commerce and Wonderschool Academy are joining the chamber in offering a free 12-week online course to help people open a childcare business. The training will help participants apply for a child care license, set up a business model, establish pricing and more. An information session is held via Zoom on Thursdays at a time convenient for the majority of students. Register on
  • Women entrepreneurs invited: Military spouses and women veterans are invited to the fourth cohort of the Women Entrepreneur Incubator program, which will launch online from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. The National Veterans Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Mentors, and the Oceanside Chamber offer this free business development training that focuses solely on social media and includes training, technical assistance, mentorship, peer-to-peer support, and information. financial. Register on
  • Veterans starting franchises: Veterans who want to start a franchise but need guidance and financial information are invited to a Zoom workshop from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Guest speakers are members of Oceanside Chamber. The workshop is presented by the Veterans National Chamber and Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Administration, Veterans Business Outreach Center, and MiraCosta College. Register on

Take advantage of the sales of the Surf Museum shop

The Ozone Boutique at the Mission Pacific Hotel is hosting a special trade event on Saturday and September 25 to benefit the California Surf Museum in Oceanside. The Ozone features surf-centric clothing, books, and decor, including the large-scale installation of personal surfboards on loan from Jim Kempton, president of the California Surf Museum. Kempton will sign “Women on Waves” and Lara Einzig will sign her book, “Women Making Waves: Trailblazing Surfers In and Out of the Water.” Store hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The hotel is located at 201 N. Myers St. Call (760) 206-8300.


The Chamber hosts a LinkedIn seminar

David Zumaya of My San Diego North County presents a Lunch & Learn on “LinkedIn for Your Business” at noon September 27 at the Film Hub, 170 Eucalyptus Ave. Learn how to use LinkedIn as a tool to grow your business. Lunch will be offered to those who RSVP to

Partnership with the district for interns

The Vista Chamber of Commerce partners with the Vista Unified School District to place interns with local businesses. The chamber is looking for companies interested in free opportunities to provide high school students with work placements. Mission Vista High School is currently placing interns and will place another group of students in companies beginning in January. Contact [email protected] or [email protected]

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