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    Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    Apply to Hearst Bay Area's matching marketing fund today to start 2021 strong! Sharing the optimism of an approaching new year, we also recognize the road to ‘business as usual’ will be uncertain in the midst of this pandemic. As the voice of the Bay Area, we want to do our part to connect our readers with local businesses and organizations so that we, as a community, could recover faster and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    Short-Term Career Training Academies Online courses and programs leading to employment and higher wages March 1-May 28, 2021 Enrollment starts Jan. 4, 2021 College Credit Trainings ($46/unit + fees. Financial aid available)  Apply to COM, then enroll in required classes through MyCOMRegister Here for Online Orientation.   Office Technology The following courses prepare you to work as a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic , Education
    Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    Our Environmental Health Services recognizes the severe impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health orders for public health and safety have had on local businesses. In addition to assisting the County’s response to the pandemic as disaster service workers, our health inspectors continue to serve businesses to ensure the safety of employees and customers. We are waiving all late ...read more
    Categories: Economic , Community
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    San Rafael, CA – The County of Marin has entered an agreement with a community-based organization to help it distribute nearly $448,000 of federal funds to support Marin small businesses with lower-wage employees that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The money will be in the form of grants of no more than $10,000 and interest-free loans of no more than $50,000. In a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    Through Student Leaders®, Bank of America recognizes high school students who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. We connect Student Leaders to tools and resources to help make communities better.As a Student Leader, you will: Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeksAttend the weeklong Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.*Develop leadership and career ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, January 08, 2021
    Marin County’s partnership with Curative Inc. is expanding to bring additional self-administered, oral swab testing to Marin. Six locations were announced on December 17, and a seventh location that will operate five days per week is set to open on Wednesday, January 6. The new drive-through testing location in San Rafael offers FDA-authorized pain-free swabbing that is self-administered. Instead ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, January 05, 2021
    Santa Rosa, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union Community Fund (RCUCF) announced today the 2020 Fire Relief Fund has collected and disbursed $424,420 from 847 donors to support the immediate needs of fire survivors.   Developed in 2013 to support financial wellness and education, RCUCF received 501(c)(3) status in 2015 to expand its mission to also address immediate disaster relief in response to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, January 04, 2021
    AB 1963, an updated California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law, recently signed into law by Governor Newsom, lists as mandated reporters of child abuse human resources professionals and front line supervisors whose duties require direct contact with, and supervision of, minors and working for businesses with at least five employees, that also employ minors.  Note that supervisors are not ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high schoolers as well as current college and continuing education students with a primary residence that’s a PG&E customer in Northern and Central California.   More than 120 awards totaling nearly $300,000 are being made available through PG&E’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    CalSavers - California’s Retirement Mandate for Employers Learn More About Deadlines, Compliance, and the CalSavers Program   State law now requires all employers with five or more employees to facilitate CalSavers if they do not already provide a retirement plan. Deadlines for employers to comply roll out over a three-year period based on the size of business. The ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Wednesday, December 30, 2020
    On November 30th, 2020, the State of California announced the allocation of $500 million for COVID-19 Relief Grant for Small Businesses. Grants of up to $25,000 will be distributed to underserved micro and small businesses throughout the State of California.   Applications Open! Application Closes January 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM   Please note, this is NOT a first come first serve grant. All ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic , Chamber
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    Your YWCA Marin understands the challenges older adults face when rejoining the workforce or jump-starting a new career. It can be daunting, especially considering how fast technology changes. That’s why we’re launching three new free work programs to help get you back into the job market with the confidence, skills, guidance, and support you need to be successful. Building on the momentum of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Advocacy