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CHAMBER NEWS - June 10, 2011

 

CHAMBEREE! June 16, 4-7 pm  RSVP Now!

Twelve Chamber Networking Event  

Thurs. 6/16, 4 - 7:00 pm
Pacific Coast Air Museum, 2230 Becker Blvd., Santa Rosa

Networking, Food, Beverages, Silent Auction and Prizes!  A $5 donation per person requested. 

PLEASE RSVP at

www.chamberee.org 


     The Cloverdale, Cotati, Geyserville, Healdsburg, Hispanic, Mark West, North Bay Black, Rohnert Park, Russian River, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol & Windsor Chambers of Commerce invite their Members to the third annual "Chamberee", Thursday, June 16, 2011, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Pacific Coast Air Museum, 2230 Becker Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA for networking, food, beverages, a chance to win one of 13 Raffle Prizes each valued at $200, personalized tours of the 9/11 "First Responder" Exhibit, a silent auction of 9/11 "First Responder" memorabilia, and a Special Guest - Supervisor Mike McGuire.  Network with business people from Rohnert Park to Cloverdale! $5 Donation goes to the  9/11 "First Responder" Exhibit fund.
      Join Chambers of Commerce from throughout Sonoma County,  as we share ideas and services with other chambers and their members and guests. This event will take place on a grass field and participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes.
     This year's Chamberee, hosted by the Pacific Coast Air Museum, will include 12 Sonoma County Chambers and special guest Supervisor Mike McGuire. Chamber booths will have beverages and foods provided by local merchants.  Chamber members and their guests will follow a "Flight Plan" that leads them to each participating Chamber's booth. Their completed "Flight Plan" enters them into a raffle prize drawing.  The prizes are gift baskets valued at $200 and representative of each Chambers' area of Sonoma County.  
      The Chamberee is a fundraiser for the 9/11 "First Responder" F-15A Eagle historic and educational exhibit at the Pacific Coast Air Museum.  The Pacific Coast Air Museum has the honor of being the home of the first aircraft to respond to the World Trade Center attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001.

 

WANTED: Donations of gift certificates or your products to include in a Cotati Gift Basket for the Chamberee raffle. If you would like business exposure through your donations at the Chamberee,  please contact Suzanne at 707-795-5508 or chamber@cotati.org. 

Chamberee flyer

 

    


DON'T MISS THE FUN...

31ST ANNUAL COTATI JAZZ FESTIVAL - FREE 

Sat. 6/18, 12 noon - 7 pm.  

La Plaza Park and downtown venues

See the complete band schedule and venues at www.cotatijazz.com  

Sponsored by Andre Morrow -Agent State Farm Insurance, The Community Voice, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Cotati Corner Wine Shop, Spancky's Bar, and Bath Fitter. 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help with set up and clean up, sell beer, merchandise, & raffle tickets in 2 hour shifts. Contact Suzanne at chamber@cotati.org or 795-5508 

Jazz Festival




COTATI FARMERS MARKET  

Every Thursday through Sept. 15

4:30 - 7:30 pm, La Plaza Park 

Thursday, 6/16 - Music by Gomez Counter Band 

                            Sponsored by Apple Crate Gifts  

Cotati Farmers Market
Cotati Farmers Market Schedule

BUSINESS MEMBERS:

     Plan now to have a booth for your business at our BUSINESS SHOWCASE at the Cotati Farmers Market on Thursday, July 21, 4:30 - 7:30 pm in La Plaza Park. For only $16 (Chamber member rate), you can have a 10' x 10' space to showcase what it is you do - your services, your products, your passion - and interact face-to-face with the community.
     Contact Suzanne at 795-5508 to reserve your space now or CLICK HERE for a booth application.




SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 24

RETIREMENT PARTY FOR  

COTATI EXCHANGE BANK MANAGER NADINE WOLFORD 

Friday 6/24, 7 - 10 pm
Friar Tuck's Pub, 8201 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati
Music by The Rotten Tomatoes
You're invited to celebrate Nadine Wolford's retirement after 34 years at Exchange Bank!

 




TRUE VALUE GRAND RE-OPENING RIBBON CUTTING

True Value Ribbon Cutting

A ceremonial ribbon cutting was held for True Value Hardware of Cotati's grand re-opening, after a major remodel of their store, located at 7520 Commerce Blvd. Included in the photo are Cotati City Councilmember Mark Landman, City Manager Dianne Thompson, Cotati Chamber Board Secretary Erin Armstrong, Exchange Bank's Dana O'Halloran, True Value owner Robert Dada, father Ralph Dada,  True Value staff and family, and President André Morrow.





SIFT CUPCAKE & DESSERT BAR RIBBON CUTTING

Sift Cupcake Ribbon Cutting
Sift Cupcake & Dessert Bar in Cotati held a ribbon cutting on June 7, in front of their Dessert Mobile.  Included in the photo are (l. to r.) Cotati Chamber Board member Cheryl Nixon, City Manager Dianne Thompson, Board members Peggy Ary and Jami Brady, Chet Laws, Victoria Lipsey, Councilmember Mark Landman, Cotati Mayor Janet Orchard, Vicki Dougan, Sift Assistant Manager Rinah Voorhes, Owners Jeff and Andrea Ballus with son Miles, Board Secretary Erin Armstrong, Councilmember John Dell'Osso, Sift Managing Partner Corey Fanfa, David Armstrong, Board Treasurer John Moore and President André Morrow.

 

 


BARK FOR LIFE for the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

RAINED OUT ON JUNE 4 - RESCHEDULED 

Sat. 7/23, 8 am Registration, 10 am Opening Ceremonies - walking around the park will follow
La Plaza Park, Cotati
The Relay for Life of Rohnert Park/Cotati team Leprachauns for a Cure invites you to join them for a new Relay tradition. Celebrate Relay for Life with your four-legged loved ones!
Registration is $25 for the first dog, $10 for each additional dog, per owner. For each registered dog, the owner will be entered into a drawing for awesome door prizes. Please remember, dogs must be on a leash and be ready to clean up after them.
Show Your Relay Spirit!
Prizes will be given for the best Relay Dog and for the owner showing the most Relay Spirit!
More information? Contact Melissa at mel_calsacc@yahoo.com or 707-364-2532 or Pam at Pam.Wittner@hotmail.com or 707-888-7280. Remember, animals also get cancer. We fight back for them, too!

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO LIBERTY VALLEY DOORS

State Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, named Liberty Valley Doors, a Cotati-based custom door manufacturer, as small business of the year for its community activism and dedication to sustainable business practices. Owner Mike Pastryk, who started the shop in 1978 with a friend, said he's committed to sustainable building, energy and economic practices. Pastryk uses standards put forth by the Forest Stewardship Council, which requires that wood used be tracked from the forest, to the mill, to the shop - to guarantee that it is a sustainably made product. The company recently started a line of doors made from reclaimed lumber and have built over 800 of them to date without cutting down a single tree

 

 

 


SONGBIRD COMMUNITY HEALING CENTER  

UPCOMING CLASSES/EVENTS

8280 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati  94931

Songbird Community Healing Center, conveniently located in downtown Cotati, offers a branch of health care and education that connects the body, mind, and spirit. We are synthesizing the traditional and modern, new and old. Our branch provides a community gathering place for people of like minds to network and share. We offer cost-effective space rental and affordably-priced holistic education and care.

For more information, call (707) 795-2398 or visit www.songbirdcenter.org

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Fri 6/17, 6pm 

Birds of A Feather Flock Together Community Potluck

 

Mon 6/20, 7:30pm 

Solstice Heart Chakra Meditation

   

Sat 6/25, 10:00am

ThetaHealing® Practice for Graduates  

 

Sat 6/25, 11:30am  

Drop-In ThetaHealing®    

 

CLINICS/SCHEDULED PRACTICES

Every Tue, 11:00am

Acupuncture Appointments

 

Every Tue,  3:00pm

Sacred Sexuality Appointments

 

2nd /4th Tue, 7:30pm 

Hands of Gold Healing Clinic 

    

Every Fri, 4:00pm 

Massage Appointments  

 

3rd Sat, 9:30am

Chiropractic Clinic by appointment  

 

ON-GOING EVENTS

1st Sun, 11:00am

Sufi-Universal Worship Service + 12:30 Potluck  

 

Mon, 5:30pm

Women's Meditation  

   

Tue, 9:30 am

Move with Comfort: The Feldenkrais® Method

 

1st/3rd Tue, 7:30pm 

Law of Attraction   

 

1st/3rd Wed, 5:30pm 

Restorative Yoga  

 

2nd/4th Wed, 7:00pm 

Experiencing Healing with Alchemy

 

2nd Thu, 7:00pm

Women's Empowerment  & Meditation Circle

 

Last Thu, 7:00pm

Introduction to Meditation  

 

3rd Sat, 2:00pm 

Flowing with the Wave of Change  

 



   

UPCOMING BLOOD DRIVES IN THE COMMUNITY 

ROHNERT PARK

6/17-  TCBY 

          7285 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park

          3- 6 pm

**Soft Serve yogurt for donors

 

6/25 - Exchange Bank

          6290 Commerce Blvd, Rohnert Park

          10:30 am - 1:30 pm

                   
Donors are encouraged to sign up at www.bbr.org
Your support is appreciated.

 

 


 

HELP GROW THE CHAMBER & GET REWARDED  

Refer a Business & Get Chamber Cash!           

  • For every business, organization or individual you refer who joins the Cotati Chamber of Commerce, you will receive 25% of their first year's membership dues in Chamber Cash.
  • You can spend Chamber Cash on anything the Chamber offers for purchase - your own membership dues, merchandise, luncheon or breakfast meetings, or tickets to any Chamber events.
  • The amount of Chamber Cash could be anywhere from $13 to $90 (rounded to the nearest dollar), depending on the new member's membership category.
  • There is no limit to the amount of members you can refer to collect Chamber Cash.
  • Just have the new member write your name on their membership application at "Referred By" and when the business joins, you'll receive your Chamber Cash soon after by mail.
  • Chamber Cash will expire one year from the date of issuance.

CLICK HERE for the Cotati Chamber Membership Application, which you can give to all of your business referrals. Any other questions, call the Cotati Chamber of Commerce at (707) 795-5508.

 



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