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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Kyle and Katina Connaughton are implementing a new project coming Sunday, March 22nd. While this is currently Sonoma-focused and will mainly impact their immediate local community, their hope is that this becomes a dynamic, working model that can be adapted by various restaurant operators throughout the country, especially as we continue to see more cities adopting a shelter-in-place directive due ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Saturday, March 21, 2020
The Corazón family resource center remains open (virtually) to assist those in need. Our bilingual staff can assist with filling out online applications for unemployment benefits or accessing local resources such as free food distribution in partnership with Redwood Empire Food Bank. Corazón is re-opening the Unity and Community Fund to assist those who need financial assistance and we welcome ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Zero-Emission  Mobile Agricultural Equipment Demonstration ProgramUp to $1 Million Available – Applications due by 4/15/2020   The Air District is offering up to $1 million for projects that demonstrate mobile, zero-emission equipment in Bay Area agricultural operations and achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, criteria pollutants, and toxic emissions.  The Air District ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Agency’s Healdsburg Ribbon Cutting  Beverly Hills-based, billion-dollar real estate brokerage and lifestyle company, The Agency, is proud to announce its new office and held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, March 10 at 10 a.m.  “It’s a pleasure to be welcomed so warmly by the Healdsburg community,” said Bob Besancon of The Agency. “It’s an honor to serve this community and to lay down roots ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Member News, Press Release
Friday, March 06, 2020
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (March 6, 2020)—Jordan Vineyard & Winery, French-inspired producer of chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon since the 1970s, begins the new decade with three new leaders in administration, winemaking and viticulture: Devonna Smith, Maggie Kruse and Dana Grande. Devonna Smith joins Jordan Winery as chief financial officer, succeeding Ron Kampel, who has worked at Jordan for 24 years ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Thursday, March 05, 2020
For the most up to date information and resources on COVID-19 go to healdsburg.com/covid19 Updated March 25, 2020 COVID-19 InformationSTAY HOME EXCEPT FOR ESSENTIAL NEEDS ORDER MARCH 19 TILL FURTHER NOTICE - STATE OF CAPlease find below resources from multiple sources regarding the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus). The information includes work place tips, talking points, health information and ...read more
Categories: Health
Monday, March 02, 2020
Now accepting proposals! Hello Healdsburg area businesses, As part of the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce’s (HCC) ongoing efforts to support and promote our local and regional businesses we are happy to publish this Request for Proposal for a digital marketing campaign. Funding for this campaign came from a number of sources: the City of Healdsburg, HTID, and private businesses and industry ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, January 27, 2020
The 6th Annual Culinary Kickoff™Comes to Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood with Chefs Charlie Palmer, Michael Mina, Tito Vargas, Michael Voltaggio, Jason Atherton and friends  to benefit The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe much-anticipated event to debut a new format at world’s first Guitar Hotel in January 2020Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood announces it will host ...read more
Categories: Non-Profit, Community, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Northbay's Newest Coworking Space Opens in Downtown Healdsburg CraftWork is the newest coworking space to pop up in the North Bay, with 4,500 square foot of shared workspace located at 445 Center Street in downtown Healdsburg. The newly renovated space opened on January 7th and features private offices, dedicated desks, hot desks, several meeting rooms and a Lounge. Designed as a ‘work/club’, ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, January 02, 2020
  The Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce would like to give a warm welcome to new board members, Emily Harris from Recology Sonoma Marin and Skip Brand, owner of Healdsburg Running Company. We are excited to have their business perspectives and enthusiasm and we look forward to working with them. We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Anderson, Healdsburg High School Academic ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
On October 9, 2019, Sonoma County experienced its first significant power shutoff by PG&E. The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) conducted a county-wide, multi industry business survey with more than 500+ responses to measure the shutoff’s economic impact. Read Report
Categories: Economic
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Healdsburg Jazz is pleased to announce the appointment of Gayle Okumura Sullivan as Executive Director effective immediately. Gayle has been in Healdsburg for 19 years and is acknowledged as an important and active leader in the community. She has built a strong reputation as co-owner of nationally recognized Dry Creek Peach. Prior to which, she spent over 15 years in San Francisco and Silicon ...read more
Categories: Art & Culture, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Coursey Graves Winemaker Cabell Coursey and Founder John Graves announce the appointment of Lisa Allen, the winery’s first General Manager. Ms. Allen will be responsible for daily operations for the Bennett Valley estate and the Healdsburg tasting room as well as sales through DTC plus a small distribution network.  Ms. Allen joins Coursey Graves from Young’s Market Company where she served as ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Monday, August 26, 2019
Homelessness is a growing issue across the nation, including northern Sonoma County. According to the Sonoma County 2018 Homeless Census & Survey there are 262 unsheltered individuals in northern Sonoma County (up from 219 in 2017). One of the major challenges faced by organizations looking to help these populations is the mental health instability of those who are homeless and their fear of ...read more
Categories: Non-Profit, Press Release, Member News
Friday, August 16, 2019
After an extensive search to replace retiring Executive Director Carla Howell, the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce announced that they have found a successor: Tallia Hart. Hart was selected due to her extensive experience in nonprofit management, track record of leadership excellence and her passionate dedication to the small business community. She will step into her new role on September 3, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Economic
Friday, August 09, 2019
Best of Healdsburg Business Awards recognize the businesses in Healdsburg that contribute to the quality of life for their employees and Healdsburg residents alike. These businesses add to the cultural and economic diversity that is shining a spotlight on Healdsburg as a great place to live and work.  8 businesses were awarded the Best of Healdsburg Business Award at the Villa Chanticleer ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, Economic
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
(CLOVERDALE, CA) Bear Republic Brewing Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter Kruger to the position of Chief Operating Officer and Roger Herpst to Brewmaster. Kruger held the position of Master Brewer for more than two decades, he now takes over the role of COO from Richard G. “Ricardo” Norgrove, who is assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer from his father and company ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Healdsburg Works: Munselle Civil Engineering Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com Cort Munselle P.E. didn’t start Munselle Civil Engineering & Land Surveying (MCE) with the intent of growing it into the mid-sized firm that it is today.  Munselle started out on his own as a one-man operation in his extra garage space in Cloverdale, mostly because the economy directed him to do so.  “I had been ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Healdsburg Works
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Carry a small, electronic book in your pocket with Sonoma County Library’s new portable media players: Playaways. Each device comes preloaded with an audiobook and the library is currently offering more than 110 popular titles, including Spanish selections. The lightweight devices are only a few inches in size and give listeners the freedom and portability to listen to everything, from ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Art & Culture, Member News
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Congratulations and welcome to Healdsburg, Veronica Garcia! About Veronica: I was raised in Sonoma County. I started my career in the financial services industry in 2005 as a teller and two years later was promoted to Manager of Operations. I specialize in audit preparation and compliance, training and development, and most recently, finding financial solutions for small businesses. Currently ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Healdsburg Works: Golden State Cider Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com We started our cidery in 2012 on a small organic apple farm in Northern California and sold the golden liquid exclusively at Bay Area Farmer’s Markets for the first couple of years, alongside the dry-farmed, heirloom apples that were used to make them from Devoto Orchards in Sebastopol. The ciders quickly earned a strong ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Healdsburg Works, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Northern California Wine Country’s largest custom crush and sparkling wine producer, Rack & Riddle, this month unveiled another major facilities expansion at its Healdsburg location. The recent expansion comprises both acquiring a neighboring 67,000-square-foot facility and the installation of a now fully automated, leading-edge sparkling wine production line. This recent upgrade wraps-up a major ...read more
Categories: Economic, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Congratulations So Eventful on your new location Downtown Healdsburg at 427 Allan Court! 
Categories: Community, Member News
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Healdsburg Works: Wilson Artisan Wines Photos by BOURE PHOTOS | bbourne.com KEN & DIANE WILSON OWNERS Ken, born and raised in Ontario, Canada, is robust and passionate about his vineyards and wineries. Ken and his wife Diane started buying land in western Dry Creek Valley in the early 1980s, planting their first vines in 1988. Establishing himself further as a grower of quality wine grapes, ...read more
Categories: Community, Travel, Chamber, Healdsburg Works
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
North Bay Credit Union will award scholarships of $1,000 each to five local students who plan to study agriculture in college. “Agriculture ties our past to our future,” says Chris Call, CEO. “We want to help deserving students shape the future of agriculture here at home.” To be eligible, students must be North Bay Credit Union members 23 or younger who live in the North Bay. They should have a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Your next big discovery in gift giving and art collecting just pulled up at 126 Matheson in Healdsburg. Gallery owner, Kay Young smiles as she tells you “If you are searching for what has not been found before we are your new best friend. Our feel-good shopping experience offers our customers an Optimism Revolution of gift giving.” Sandwiched between Oakville Grocery and Williamson Family wines ...read more
Categories: Art & Culture, Human Interest, Healdsburg Works, Member News
Monday, April 01, 2019
Rack & Riddle, Sonoma County’s leading custom crush wine service, has recently expanded its winemaking team in preparation for a busy 2019.  With a newly automated still wine bottling line and an automated sparkling wine facilities expansion set to be completed in Spring 2019 (more TBA next month), Rack & Riddle is expecting an exciting year in custom crush wine production.  The winemaking team ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 01, 2019
Alexander Valley Vineyards was named Sonoma Winery of the Year at the Berlin International Wine Competition.   Judges reviewed hundreds of wines from over 14+ countries.  AVV brought home top honors and more awards for their Cabernet Sauvignon.   2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon  94 points & Gold Medal  
Categories: Member News
Friday, November 02, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Guild Mortgage Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com "Women in Business" Sonoma West Publishers Do you want a mortgage lender that goes beyond its basic services and etiquette? The answer is, “Of course you do,” and Guild Mortgage in Healdsburg is here to help with its efficient, communicative and personal service with a small town feel that’s sure to make you feel relaxed ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Healdsburg Works, Member News
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Mane Atrraction Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com Lisa Reese, owner of Mane Attraction has been in business in Healdsburg for 40 years. Many of her clients have been coming to her since she became a stylist in 1977. With forty years of experience Lisa specializes in cutting and hair color and is also a massage therapist. Lisa was an educator for a company teaching hair ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Healdsburg Works, Member News
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Mengali Accountancy, Inc. Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com Mengali Accountancy is a boutique CPA firm based in downtown Healdsburg, with clients from coast to coast. We have grown steadily since opening in 2003, recently hiring our twenty second team member. Our dedicated professionals show genuine interest in our clients: we ask the probing questions to get to the heart ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Healdsburg Works, Member News
Monday, September 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Fincher's Auto Service Photos by Barbara Bourne | bbourne.com Fincher’s Auto Service has been serving the community for over 30 years. A local family born and raised here in Healdsburg. The Fincher’s, Tim, DeAnna, Jacob, and Hayley work very hard to offer excellent customer service along with honest, quality, auto repair each and every time. Fincher’s support many local ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Chamber, Healdsburg Works
Monday, September 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Sonoma Millworks Photos by Barbara Bourne | bbourne.com Founder, Gordon Martin has brought his passion for sustainability, repurposing and design to create Sonoma Millworks. The company resources and resurrects vintage timber only to provide it a new role and purpose in architecture and design. Reclaimed from decades-old architectural salvage, trestles, and failing agricultural ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Member News, Healdsburg Works
Monday, September 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Geared for Growing Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com Richard Plaxco started Geared for Growing 31 years ago and has been serving Sonoma County ever since. Having won over 80 awards for excellence in craftsmanship and design, Geared for Growing offers a seamless design/build approach to outdoor living at its finest. Their designers strive for simple, elegant and practical ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Healdsburg Works, Member News
Monday, September 03, 2018
Healdsburg Works: Max Machinery Photos by BOURNE PHOTOS | bbourne.com Max Machinery, Inc. has been in business and part of the Healdsburg community for over 50 years.  As a technically focused company, we support the local schools in STEM education through donations and by supporting local science fairs.  We are committed to environmental sustainability as 100% of our electricity is solar power ...read more
Categories: Healdsburg Works, Member News, Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release