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    Monday, April 23, 2018
     Have you recently applied for a permit in the City of San Rafael? Click below to participate in a QUICK anonymous survey (4 minutes or less)!www.surveymonkey.com/r/PermittingSRThe Marin Builders Association in partnership with Marin Economic Forum recently launched the Customer Satisfaction Program by asking for contractors, architects and homeowners who have applied for a permit in San ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    SAN RAFAEL CA, April 18, 2018 - AIM (Agricultural Institute of Marin), the organization that manages seven Certified Farmers Markets in the Bay Area, today announced the appointment of Andy Naja-Riese as its new CEO.   The news was announced at AIM by co-chairs of AIM’s Board of Directors, Tamara Hicks and Lynn Giacomini Stray. In a joint statement they said, “We are incredibly excited to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Advocacy, Green, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Working Solutions’ unique combination of business loans and its free consulting program is helping entrepreneur Matt Lopez of Patrice and Associates/Impact Recruiting grow his business. Thanks to the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce and Working Solutions partnership, Lopez was able to get a microloan from the nonprofit to help grow his business. “The partnership with the Chamber is a tremendous ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic , Press Release
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    With more than eighty-three years of combined experience the merger between Safe-T-Proof and Disaster Supply Center bring unrivaled experience ranging from engineered shake table tested earthquake fastening systems recommended by structural engineers worldwide to a wide array of unique and innovative emergency products.   Michael Essrig Safe-T-Proof founder and CEO: "We are thrilled and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic , Human Interest
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
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    Categories: Community, Economic , Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    Redwood Credit Union Welcomes New Communications and Public Relations ManagerTracy Weitzenberg joins RCU to lead growing communications team Santa Rosa, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) welcomes Tracy Weitzenberg as Manager of the Communications & Public Relations (PR) Department. Weitzenberg embodies RCU’s belief that strong communications are essential to providing superior service. She ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Sunday, March 25, 2018
    Eric Betz is the founder of MorningSide Windows, a professional window cleaning service for commercial and private properties in Marin and San Francisco. His service is licensed and insured, and focuses on creating sparkling windows, skylights and solar panels. He says, “I take pride in and enjoy my clients’ excitement about how great their homes and businesses look when the job is done.” Are you ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Member Spotlight
    Friday, March 09, 2018
    Kaiser Permanente is pleased to welcome Alena Wall as Community Benefit manager for our Marin-Sonoma and Napa-Solano areas. Wall begins her new role on March 12. Wall previously served 11 years as executive director of the Center for Well-Being, a health care nonprofit committed to defeating chronic disease in the North Bay. She will direct the local grants programs in each area and will take ...read more
    Categories: Economic , Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 08, 2018
    (SAN RAFAEL, Calif.) Feb. 13, 2018—FASTSIGNS® of San Rafael, a local sign and visual graphics provider, was recognized as a top performing center at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Convention recently held in Houston, Texas.  Owned by Jason Moline, FASTSIGNS of San Rafael received the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to centers ranked 26 to 125 in sales volume between Oct. 1, 2016 and Sept. 30, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Chamber leadership expressed its support for the conceptual design of the project located at 999 Third Street in Downtown. The collaboration of the project between BioMarin and Whistlestop has been well thought out and provides the Downtown with significant benefits that could help reshape the future of our city.   Since relocating to San Rafael in 2012, BioMarin has played an integral role in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    The Chamber leadership voted to join the Coalition to Protect Local Transportation Improvements at their last Board of Directors meeting. The Coalition and the Chamber supports ACA 5, a June ballot measure to prevent the state legislature from diverting transportation funds for other purposes or redirecting funds for non-transportation projects. The Chamber also opposes the November ballot ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    John Schweitzer is a financial literacy instructor with the Heartland Institute of Financial Education. The national nonprofit brings independent financial courses to groups in the workplace, churches or other organizations. Companies can also hire the firm to educate employees on how to take advantage of their retirement plan, without pressure or solicitation. What brought you to financial ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Member Spotlight
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    San Rafael Chamber CEO, Joanne Webster spoke at a recent Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) meeting on January 24th along with Marin Economic Forum CEO, Robin Sternberg and North Bay Leadership Council CEO, Cynthia Murray in support of funding to complete the Marin Sonoma Narrows. The Chamber interviews hundreds of employers each year across all types and sizes to identify any ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy
    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
    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

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