Takin’ Care of Business 2-10-2022

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Written by Theresa-Marie Wilson

Theresa-Maria Wilson has been a journalist covering the North Coast and South County area for over 20 years. She is also the founder of Cat Noir CC and is currently working on a novel.

February 10, 2022

Ribbon Cutting

The Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce celebrated the soft opening of Gaia’s Garden and Apothecary and it’s new location at 875 Main Street Ste. C, Morro.

With this expansion, they now offer organic, herbal, house tea blends that customers can enjoy in the shop, get to go or take home a prepackaged variety. They also create custom herbal blends based on whatever their customer needs, and they sell organic herbs for people to make their own wellness blends at home.

Keep an eye out because Gaia’s will soon hold workshops, classes and gatherings. Follow them on instagram at gaiasgardenmb or better yet stop in and say “hi.”

Are you a business owner interested in a ribbon cutting or joining the Morro Bay Chamber? Contact lynsey@morrochamber.org

Wedding Venue Giveaway

The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is hosting a wedding venue giveaway to celebrate the upcoming spring season. One lucky couple will win the use of the Oak Glen Pavilion, surrounding garden patio areas and commercial kitchen space at the SLO Botanical Garden. 

The 2,140 sf. Oak Glen Pavilion offers audience style seating for 150, dinner seating for 96, or as many as 200 for cocktails and appetizers with a built-in projector screen, all valued at $3,500. 

The garden is accepting submissions to the giveaway through March 19 at 11:55 p.m. The winner will be chosen on the first day of spring, March 20. The announcement will be made on slobg.org and through SLOBG’s social media channels. 

The wedding must be held by December 31, 2023. The client is responsible for the security deposit, cleaning fee, and the hiring of a security guard for the event. The client is required to sign and abide by the terms of the SLOBG rental agreement contract. To enter, go to 

https://www.slobg.org/ and hit the green button about halfway down the page. 

Update Your Cambria Chamber Profile

The time is here! Make changes, submit edits, and add new employees to your Cambria Chamber web page.

Members need to claim the listing for their webpage. Click on the “claim your listing” link on the bottom of the home page, cambriachamber.org. Make your changes by February 25. Check appropriate categories for your business so anyone who needs you can find you.

Send changes to the Chamber at info@cambriachamber.org. Send JPEGs for images and any text you would like added to your listing as well as the as the contact for your business?

For more information, send an email to info@cambriachamber.org or call 805-927-3624.

Increased Shuttle Services for Poly People

Cal Poly community members now have increased access to Mustang Shuttle with two additional hours of service, running past midnight.

Mustang Shuttle, a free convenience shuttle service that gives students and employees a ride across campus every evening, will run from 5:30 pm. to 12:30 a.m. through the end of winter quarter. 

With the switch to Daylight Saving Time the shuttle will run from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. during spring quarter effective March 28.Cal Poly’s Transportation and Parking Services partnered with SLO Safe Ride to provide shuttle service seven days a week beginning last November.

Mustang Shuttle follows a scheduled route with seven stops throughout campus. To encourage riders to congregate and wait for the shuttle in a more populated area, two of the stop locations will be drop-off only. 

The shuttle service starts at 5:30 p.m., with the last pickup leaving the library at 12:10 a.m. before making all seven stops.

Riders must show a Cal Poly ID when boarding. Mustang Shuttle does not run during academic holidays or breaks. More information on the Mustang Shuttle route can be found at afd.calpoly.edu/parking/safetyprograms/.

Are you or a neighbor Taking Care of Business? Submit your awesome local efforts for publication here. Is your business supporting our community? Maybe you’re launching a new business, or you’re making updates to your current business model, or re-opening. Or perhaps you have a job opportunity, or have been doing some volunteer work, or are collaborating with another business or a non-profit. Or maybe you know someone who is. Fill out our online form at EsteroBayNews.com.

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