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Father's Day Giveaway Contest

Jun 01, 2016 05:30AM ● By Elena Hutslar

3 Prize Packages:

The Fun Dad

Waterworld: Calypso Cabana rental & 6 passes ($500 value)

Matt Rinn, State Farm Insurance: $50 Jack’s Taps gift card

Community Focus: $50 Yalla gift card

Les Schwab Tires, Martinez: $50 toward product or service

Bill’s Ace Hardware: $50 gift card


Guys Night Out

WiseGirl Ristorante: Bourbon and Steak Night for Dad and 3 buddies!

Sirens: $50 gift card

Community Focus: $50 Yalla gift card

UPS Store, Arnold Drive: $50 Pep Boys gift card

Bill’s Ace Hardware: $50 gift card


Eat and Sip

Wences: $60 gift card

PH Chamber: Art, Jazz, Wine 4 premium wine tent tickets & 2 glasses ($55)

Beaver Creek Smoke House: $50 gift card

Livermore Wine Trolley: 2 Tickets for Downtown/Winery shuttle service ($50 value.)

Community Focus: $50 Yalla gift card

Bill’s Ace Hardware: $50 gift card

The Father's Day Giveaway Contest is brought to you by these sponsors:

Sirens Sandwich Shop 

Sirens Sandwich Shop is a family business, owned and operated by a local Firefighter, Gil Caravantes and his wife Erin. The shop has a “Fire” theme and all their delicious signature sandwiches are creatively named along those lines.  The shop has a crisp look and is decorated with a fire motif: even an old fire bell customers love to ring!  Their sandwiches are huge and the friendly employees’ customer service is unmatched! 2391 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasant Hill, (925) 295-9822, 


 Bill’s Ace Hardware

Thank You for Choosing Bill's Ace Hardware the only locally owned hardware store in Pleasant Hill, Martinez and Concord. We have been helping the local community fix and repair things since 1948 and we welcome you to come see what we’re all about if you’re not already a customer of Bill's Ace Hardware. 3610 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez, (925) 228-6135,

 The UPS Store Arnold Dr., Martinez has been owned and operated by Jerry Knutson for 13 years with a “Mom & Pop” feel, backed by cutting edge technology. The one-stop shop offers printing, banners, mailboxes, computer time rental, and was awarded the Hispanic Chamber Small Business of the Year-2010, and Martinez Chamber of Commerce Business of the month four times. Jerry said, “Whether we're working with big accounts like Oracle,Crowne Plaza, County Connection, or just someone in for a notary, we care.” 1155-C Arnold Dr. Martinez, (925)372-7662, 

Beaver Creek Smokehouse

We pride ourselves for being a traditional “low and slow” barbeque smokehouse. We took our competition BBQ knowledge and experience and opened up an authentic smoked meats barbeque restaurant. We source the best meats available including Niman Ranch, Certified Angus Beef, Seaboard and Mary’s Air Chilled Chicken. Everything at Beaver Creek Smokehouse is made from scratch. Guests can also enjoy a cold beer from our unique craft tap beer selection in our large beer garden. 601 Main St, Martinez, (925) 335-9915,

Wence’s Restaurant 

We strive to bring you delicious, innovative and inviting California Cuisine. Emphasizing, organic, handmade and all-natural products, Wence's offers a variety of freshly prepared, artfully presented entrees for everyone, including Mediterranean Black Mussels, Wild Chilean Sea Bass, Lobster Truffle Mac and Cheese, Specialty Burgers, and Fillet Mignon! At Wence’s we believe even the smallest detail matters to ensure every customer is pleased and eager to return. Serving brunch Sat. & Sun., lunch and dinner daily. Make your reservation today! 1922 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill, (925) 566-8971,


At Waterworld California we've got thrills that are just your size. From the interactive Sprayground just for kids, to the pulse-pounding adrenaline of Break Point Plunge, you'll find an incredible array of world-class rides and attractions. So whether you're takin' it to the limit, or just takin' it easy, Waterworld California is a world of fun that 's just your size. (925) 609-1364, 1950 Waterworld Pkwy, Concord, 
 Matt Rinn, State Farm Insurance, as a State Farm Insurance Agent for seven years, Matt Rinn has practically become a household name in Pleasant Hill through hard work, superb customer service, volunteer efforts and sponsorship of almost every major event and several youth sports teams in the community. State Farm’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams, and Matt has built his reputation and business by helping others improve their quality of life. 140 Gregory Lane, #245, Pleasant Hill, (925) 671-0222,


 Les Schwab Tire Center, Martinez

At Les Schwab Tire Center in Martinez you can expect friendly and prompt service at a price that won't break the bank. Les Schwab sells tires to fit any style car or truck. You can also have them install lifts, repair or replace shocks or struts, pick out new rims for your car and so much more. They are also expert in brakes, alignments, batteries and wheels. Their mission is to deliver world-class customer service and the best tire value to each and every customer. 3800 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, (925) 370-6382, 


 Livermore Wine Trolley

Hop On and Experience Livermore Valley Wineries! Livermore Wine Trolley is the newest way to explore and experience wineries located in the Livermore Valley. Whether you are on our all-inclusive wine tour or using the Trolley for your group’s own private charter, you will be surrounded by lush rolling hills, picturesque canyons, and award-winning wineries who pride themselves on a tradition of hospitality and the Livermore Valley’s rich history. (925) 989-0421,

 WiseGirl Ristorante Italiano & Cocktails is an up and coming bar and restaurant where the décor and ambiance resemble a meeting place between Jay Gatsby and Al Capone. Nestled in the neighbor-friendly center off Oak Park Blvd., WiseGirl is part roaring twenties, part prohibition, two parts Good Fellas in a skirt, shaken-up with a whole lot of Italian roots. Music from your favorite local musicians fills the air. The menu takes a page from comfortable eating in old Sicily. The wine and cocktails embody an era reminiscent of warm cheeks, boisterous cheer and timeless memories. (925) 448-9888, 1932 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill,



 Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce Art Jazz and Wine Festival

The Pleasant Hill Chamber is presenting their 14th annual Art Jazz and Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 1 & 2, held in downtown Pleasant Hill. The event is held from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and on Sunday from 10am to 5pm. There will be a special Saturday evening concert held from 6:30 to 8:45pm. This is a family friendly event that includes a special KidZone with exhibits, events and activities and for the adults, there will be wine and beer booths, arts and crafts vendors and live music throughout the weekend. For a complete list of events visit

Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Reservoir Run

The Chamber and the City of Lafayette will co-sponsor the 24th Annual Lafayette Reservoir Run on Sunday, October 30, 2016, which benefits local schools and the services and programs of the chamber. This very popular event will start with the 2-mile Fun Run at 8am, followed by the 5K at 8:30am and then the 10K run at 8:45am. The event will include a Kid Zone, live music and a healthy lifestyles fair. The start location for the races is on Mt. Diablo Blvd. between First St. & Moraga Rd. The Family Bike Ride (kid carriers okay!) will take place at 9:30am down Mt. Diablo Blvd the to the Veterans Memorial Building and back. For more information visit