|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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or 795-5508
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
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
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 & 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 DOORSState 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
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.
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
Every Tue, 11:00am
Every Tue, 3:00pm
Sacred Sexuality Appointments
2nd /4th Tue, 7:30pm
Hands of Gold Healing Clinic
Every Fri, 4:00pm
3rd Sat, 9:30am
Chiropractic Clinic by appointment
1st Sun, 11:00am
Sufi-Universal Worship Service + 12:30 Potluck
Tue, 9:30 am
Move with Comfort: The Feldenkrais® Method
1st/3rd Tue, 7:30pm
Law of Attraction
1st/3rd Wed, 5:30pm
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
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.