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Wednesday, November 26 2014
There's happiness inside MVP Holiday Event On December 9 th , you and your family are invited to Microsoft for our business holiday event to demo new products, mingle, and be merry. It’s a great opportunity to: · Meet business peers and your local Microsoft team · Demo our newest products in an informal setting · Schedule follow-up meetings to support your ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 26 2014
•T he unemployment rate dropped to 5.8% in October, its lowest level since July 2008. A year ago, unemployment stood at 7.2%. • Payrolls expanded by 214,000 jobs in October, a 1.9% increase over October 2013. In the past twelve months, payrolls have grown by an average of 220,300 jobs per month. Over that span, April was the strongest month, with the net addition of 304,000 new jobs. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, November 20 2014
On October 30, 2014 I had the opportunity to attend the Forecasting the Future event sponsored by the San Rafael Chamber. It was a meaningful and informative morning as we all had heard from leading local experts about the economic future of our community, region and state. Many thanks to the San Rafael Chamber! I had a wonderful opportunity at the event to discuss the importance of strong ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
Friday, November 14 2014
SAVE THE DATE: Sat. December 13th! HOLIDAY GIFT BAZAAR Come Shop For Your Loved Ones! ENJOY LIVE MUSIC - FREE CIDER - GIFT WRAPPING AVAILABLE! Small Business Vendors include: Handmade Stone Jewelry by Eva Michele Home Decoration by La Artesana Baby Alpaca Sweaters by May Chow Contemporary Jewelry by Maribel Design EcoFriendly Bodycare by Oliva Handmade Fabric Paintings by Downtown Mia Brown ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 06 2014
Contact at Fenix: Chef Gator, 415.813.5513 Bleu Marketing: Laura van Galen, 415.345.3333 Fenix 919 Fourth Street San Rafael, CA 94901 415.813.5600 www.fenixlive.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fenix Presents a New Sunday Brunch Menu—Southern Style San Rafael, CA – Fenix and Executive Chef Glenn “Gator” Thompson are proud to bring you a new Fall 2014 brunch menu. Join us every ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 29 2014
The YWCA San Rafael offers an Employment Support Program for Women 50+ who need to get back in the workplace. Our workshops assess, build and refine skills required in today’s workplace as well as support to build confidence, feel inspired and validated. We will show you how to job search, create a job objective, network, interview and more. We have workshops in Microsoft Office Skills ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, October 23 2014
You can find the full report here: www.pgecorp.com/sustainability . Also, in acknowledgement of their continuing work PG&E was honored to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. Their comprehensive online report highlights the progress they are making—with examples, statistics, local videos and stories that bring PG&E’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 13 2014
Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans hold top three spots in rankings; All Kaiser Permanente Medicare and Private plans are highest-ranked in the markets they serve San Rafel, Calif. — “I’m here because Kaiser Permanente cares.” Those are the words of Susan Mahler, a San Diego, Calif., heart transplant recipient and Kaiser Permanente member since 1967. Susan was in her late ...read more
Monday, September 08 2014
Would you like to host a high school intern? The Marin County Office of Education’s School to Career Partnership is on the lookout for great hands-on business opportunities for students. The Internship Program runs separately each semester and throughout the summer. The program is in particular need of internships in healthcare, law, criminal justice, and general business. Click here for ...read more
Thursday, September 04 2014
THE PACIFICS ARE THE 2014 CHAMPIONS THANK YOU FROM THE PACIFICS Congratulations to the players, coaches, owners and staff of the San Rafael Pacifics, the 2014 Pacific Association champions! On behalf of the Pacifics ownership group and staff, I want thank and congratulate the Pacifics players and coaches for making this Championship year possible. These guys dealt with a tremendous amount of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Monday, August 11 2014
CONTACT: Dianne Provenzano Marin Independent Journal (415) 382-7254 dprovenzano@marinij.com The Marin Independent Journal is building a comprehensive online business directory but needs local businesses to go online and voluntarily submit their business information to flesh it out. "Our online business directory gets great visibility on marinij.com. Local businesses should take advantage of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 18 2014
BUSINESS IS GOOD IN SAN RAFAEL A Growing Class of Movers and Shakers San Rafael, CA, March 17, 2014 – Books In Balance opens its new accounting office in the hub of San Rafael’s revitalization movement (San Rafael Business Improvement District). When asked why the managing partner picked San Rafael to live in as well as do business, his eyes brightened and he explained, “Even ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release