Fall is shaping up to be a busy season in Folsom. From community to business, plenty of events will provide inspiration, connection, growth, and entertainment. 


Meet the Leaders Recap

Last week’s healthcare-focused Meet the Leaders event was another great one. Our excellent roster of speakers included representatives from Dignity HealthUC Davis HealthKaiser Permanente, and Sutter Health, and collectively they shared exciting updates and information on healthcare in Folsom. In a nutshell, the future looks bright. Very bright.Thank you to our sponsors, including Platinum Sponsor Micron Technology, and Gold Sponsors Dokken Engineering, SMUD, and SAFE Credit Union


HER Women’s Conference on October 5 at the Harris Center

The Folsom HER Women’s Conference has long been an opportunity to foster empowerment, connection, and growth. This year’s event, to be held on October 5 at the Harris, will provide thought-provoking discussions, engaging workshops, and inspiring keynote speakers. The goal? To ignite the spark within every woman, equipping HER with the knowledge, tools, and support needed to embrace HER unique strengths, unleash HER full potential, and boldly navigate HER personal and professional journey. 


This year’s roster of talented presenters includes keynote speakers Kara Goldin and Lauren Johnson, Anne Descalzo of Clutch , and more. Tickets: https://folsomwomensconference.com.

2023 Leadership Folsom Class Accepting Applications

Our ever-popular Leadership Folsom Class is back next month. Starting October 19, thirty participants will develop their leadership and business skills while connecting to critical players in the Folsom community.


It’s a valuable opportunity for anyone with an interest in further developing their personal leadership capabilities and knowledge of Folsom as a city, hub of commerce, environment for education, and a place for recreation work in harmony with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for it residents, workforce and visitors.

Applications are still being accepted. Learn more at https://choosefolsom.com/leadership-folsom.


Folsom Community Service Day – Volunteers Needed

Volunteer registration is open for the 10th annual City of Folsom Community Service Day on September 16. The citywide event includes numerous service projects ranging from clean-ups to writing letters. Over 1,000 volunteers are needed to complete the 2023 list of projects, many of which only require a willingness to help.

See the opportunities and register here.  

Joint Chamber MEGA Mixer on September 19

While we’ve worked with our neighbors on chamber mixers before, we’ve never attempted something of this magnitude. The upcoming Joint Chamber MEGA Mixer will feature not two, not even three, local chambers but eleven. It’s a welcome challenge for the Choose Folsom team, who served as lead organizer. Join us and our regional partners at the Toll Brothers Regency at Folsom Ranch on September 19 from 5-7 pm for a networking event like you’ve never experienced.  For more details and registration info visit www.choosefolsom.com.

Joe Gagliardi is the CEO of Choose Folsom and the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. Folsom Times is a proud Chairman’s Circle Partner with the Chamber of Commerce.

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