• News for Community

    Thursday, August 17, 2017
    The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District announced today that it has received the green light from the Federal Railroad Administration to begin full passenger train service. Service will begin on August 25. “We are proud to say that we are ready to roll,” said SMART Board of Directors Chairwoman Debora Fudge. “This is the result of years of hard work from SMART’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Green, Chamber, Economic , Press Release
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    San Rafael, CA , July 19, 2017 – Ace Hardware Corporation is pleased to announce that Marin Ace of San Rafael achieved designation as a “Pinnacle Performance Retailing” store for its outstanding performance this past year. Developed as part of Ace’s long-term retail growth strategy, 20/20 Vision, Pinnacle Performance Retailing is laser-focused on Ace’s customers, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    The Santa Rosa Based Business Will Now Be a Part of Fishman’s Office Division Santa Rosa, CA, June 23, 2017– Fishman Supply, based in Petaluma, CA, has entered into an agreement to purchase Curry’s Discount Inc. of Santa Rosa. Fishman Supply will take over operations beginning July 1 st . All five of Curry’s employees will be offered positions within Fishman Supply and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Jackie Jones is a jewelry designer who wholesales her work, handbags and accessories to retail stores. She also represents the Jackie Jones Collection at retail events, popup boutiques, charity functions and a showroom in Terra Linda. Jackie moved her business from the Peninsula to San Rafael in December 2015. Are you involved with a Chamber committee? I just joined the Chamber at the end of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Human Interest
    Sunday, February 26, 2017
    Lisa Safran is president of Improv Consultants , a San Rafael firm that helps executives and teams develop communication, leadership and collaborative skills. The company’s programs apply the principles of improvisation to support engaging and experiential learning. “I help clients identify their strengths and pain points,” says Lisa, “then create custom trainings based ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Tim Long has been a State Farm Insurance Agent for 31 years. Along the way he’s built a strong agency, providing personalized service to 1,400 households in Marin, Sonoma and across the Bay Area. “A lot has changed in that time,” he says, “except our personal connection to our clients.” Are you on a Chamber committee? The Government Affairs Committee. It’s a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    County Supervisor, District 2: Katie Rice County Supervisor, District 3: Kate Sears County Supervisor, District 4: Runoff between Chamber Endorsed Candidate Dominic Grossi and Candidate Dennis Rodoni ​ Measure B passed Measure D passed Congratulations to Assemblymember Marc Levine and Congressman Jared Huffman.
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic , Education, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016
    The Chamber has a strong and long policy of supporting programs and legislation to improve educational services, modernization of educational facilities and programs that create a qualified and capable workforce. The Chamber leadership believes that the bond measure is needed to upgrade the facilities in order to meet the growing demands of 21st century job training in technology, computers and ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic , Education, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, February 18, 2016
    SB 269 (Roth; D-Riverside) provides businesses that have proactively sought to become Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant with an opportunity to resolve any identified violation. It is a balanced approach between preserving the civil rights of those who are disabled to ensure their access to all public accommodations, while limiting the number of frivolous lawsuits threatened or ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Community, Chamber

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