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    Friday, January 19, 2018
    Blake Andros, owner of Blake’s Auto Body, went to the Reed Schools with his two brothers. His parents moved to East Corte Madera in 1958. The home is still in the family. He fondly recalls one of his favorite Tiburon memories. His mom was driving him to a Judo lesson at The TPC in their 1961 Cadillac Convertible when the Beatles song “I Want to Hold Your Hand” came on the radio. “I was about ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, January 12, 2018
    "UNCHAINED ARTISTS" 15th January – 15th March, 2018Opening Reception: Thursday January 18th, 2018,  6pm-8pmWine & Cheese, Art and Art Lovers.   What could be better?Join us for a joint international exhibition of art from PATH & ArtReach by Prisoners incarcerated in the USA & on death row at San Quentin, CA.Where:    Bank of Marin Lobby                 9 Sunnyside Avenue                 Mill ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    PAINT and unWINEd at AlmaVia of San Rafael 515 Northgate Drive, San Rafael, CA  94903.  5-7 pm Wednesday, February 21, 2018.   $35/person and must pre-register to attend and reserve your limited seat at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alma-via-of-san-rafael-paint-party-tickets-41302477823https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alma-via-of-san-rafael-paint-party-tickets-41302477823.  MUSIC/APPETIZERS/WINE/FUN ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    With standardized protocols enhanced by use of telemedicine, “door to needle times” average just 34 minutes at all 21 Northern California hospitals OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 — Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California are delivering clot-busting medication to new stroke patients more than twice as fast as the national average. This follows the regionwide adoption of an integrated ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    Embrace the Christmas season by taking time to serve others and spread holiday joy throughout our community! There are several ways to get involved, including providing a Safeway gift card which will contribute to helping a low-income family buy a Christmas Dinner through Catholic Charities Canal Family Support in San Rafael.    Visit our website at CatholicCharitiessf.org/All-Opportunities/ to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 05, 2017
    Just like earlier this year, because of the enactment of SB 3 (Leno) in 2016, California’s minimum wage is going up again. On January 1, 2018, the state’s minimum wage will be increased for all sizes of businesses as “small employers” will see their first wage hike in recent years. More Information
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Monday, December 04, 2017
    Chamber President and CEO, Joanne Webster testified at the City Council Meeting, Monday, December 4 encouraging council members to adopt a medical cannabis policy and suggested the following additions to the staff report; allow medical delivery services with no limits on the number of licenses; include local preference awards and dedicate a portion of any revenues collected toward substance abuse ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    On October 24, 2017, the Chamber testified in front of the City of San Rafael Planning Commission to support this new business and deny a recent appeal. Chamber President and CEO, Joanne Webster reminded the commissioners that the project is located in the downtown corridor and is completely consistent with the General Plan 2020. She also stated that because of the land-use designation, any ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Shirley is one of two sales and marketing directors at Alma Via of San Rafael, an Elder Care Alliance company. The community includes 115 assisted living private apartments and 22 memory care private rooms. “I’ve been in the senior care industry since 1989,” says Shirley. “I’ve helped in placement, home care and community sales and marketing. I really like Alma Via and hope to work here until I ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Human Interest

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