Village Voices champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Carlsbad Village by being the voice of businesses and promoting collaboration to help the business community grow. Village Voices is the voice of businesses in downtown Carlsbad.
Since 2015, Village Voices has provided downtown business owners, managers, their staff, and downtown residents a monthly snapshot of community events, city affairs, business promotion, and more, in addition to robust networking.
Save the date for a very special Village Voices meeting on Tuesday, October 26th from 8:00am to 9:30am. Our guest speakers will be Carlsbad's newly appointed District 1 city council member, Peder Norby and San Diego County Supervisor Jim Desmond.
(Peder and his wife Julie)
Peder Norby, a native San Diegan and 38-year Carlsbad resident, was appointed to the vacant District 1 Carlsbad City Council seat Tuesday. Norby’s background includes 15 years as a bakery owner, eight years on the San Diego County Planning Commission, ten years as executive director of the nonprofit Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association, and consulting work for the cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas, along with other clients in the fields of land use, transportation, energy and agriculture.
(Desmond has been a staunch supporter of small businesses throughout the pandemic)
Supervisor Jim Desmond is the San Diego County Supervisor for District 5 which includes Carlsbad. He previously served as mayor of San Marcos from 2006-2014 while also being a pilot for Delta Airlines.
Join us for a fast paced one-hour discussion following a half hour of networking over coffee and donuts in the outdoor courtyard of the Village Faire Shopping Center (300 Carlsbad Village Drive). No RSVP is necessary; please invite a fellow co-worker or Carlsbad enthusiast to join you.
Read more about Village Voices, here.