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    From Kitchen to Market

    Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 25, 2–5 p.m. Cost: $35

    Place: Benicia City Hall, Commission Rm., 250 E. L St., Benicia

    Info: 707-864-3382, tonya.pouncey@solano.edu, solanosbdc.org; instructor Anni Minuzzo

    Wake Up Petaluma Breakfast

    Sponsor: Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 26, 7:30–9 a.m. Cost: $20, $25 nonmember

    Place: Rooster Run Event Center, 2301 E. Washington St, Petaluma

    Info: 707-762-2785; petalumachamber.com

    Food Handler Certification

    Sponsor: Napa Valley Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 26, 8–11 a.m. Cost: $30

    Place: Napa Chamber of Commerce, 1556 First St., 2nd fl., Napa

    Info: 707-253-3210, vbible@napavalley.edu; napasbdc.org

    The Power of Email Marketing & Content Creation

    Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce & Constant Contact

    Date: Feb. 26, 9 a.m. – noon. Cost: Free

    Place: The Connection Center, 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael

    Info: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e6x9mvyq8f15e095

    Hands-On Pinterest for Business

    Sponsor: Napa Valley Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m. – noon. Cost: $30

    Place: Napa Valley College, Napa

    Info: vbible@napavalley.edu, 707-253-3210; napasbdc.org; Pinterest account required

    10-hour OSHA for Construction

    Sponsor: North Coast Builders Exchange

    Date: Feb. 26–27, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $135–$165

    Place: NCBE Construction Training Center, 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

    Info: ncbeonline.com

    Cotati quarterly speaker series luncheon

    Sponsor: Cotati Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 26, noon – 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15

    Place: Ray Miller Community Center, Cotati Room, 216 E. School St., Cotati

    Info: RSVP 707-795-5508 or chamber@cotati.org; State of the City speech, presentations on county Subsidized Employment Program and Project Graduation

    Windsor mixer

    Sponsor: Windsor Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 26, 5–7 p.m. Cost: Call

    Place: Maureen Weinstein, CPA, 930 Shiloh Rd., #40-2, Windsor

    Info: 707-836-8722; windsorchamber.com

    So You Want to Start a Business: Legal and Finance

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 26, 6–9 p.m. Cost: $20

    Place: 30 Castro Ave., San Rafael

    Info: 707-595-0060; santarosasbdc.org

    Business Edge Series 2013

    Sponsor: Dominican University of California

    Date: Feb. 27, 7:15–9 a.m. Cost: $25

    Place: Creekside Room, Dominican campus, 50 Acacia Ave., San Rafael

    Info: 415-482-3202; dominican.edu/businessedge; panelists Jim Happ of Labcon, Steve Sapers of Raydiance, Shaheen Shamsavari of Xandex; moderator Elizabeth Krauth of U.S. Commercial Service

    SSU Economic Outlook Conference

    Sponsor: Sonoma State University, Bank of America, Empire College

    Date: Feb. 27, 7:30–11:30 a.m. Cost: $59 each or $590/table of 10

    Place: Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park

    Info: northbaybusinessjournal.com

    Customer Service 101

    Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 27, noon – 2 p.m. Cost: $25

    Place: Solano SBDC, 360 Campus Ln., #102, Fairfield

    Info: tonya.pouncey@solano.edu, 707-864-3382, solanosbdc.org

    Dixon mixer

    Sponsor: Dixon Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 27, 5:30–7 p.m. Cost: $5, $10 nonmembers, first-timers free

    Place: Chamber office, 220 N. Jefferson St., Dixon

    Info: dixonchamber.org

    So You Want to Start a Business: Legal and Finance

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Small Business Development Center

    Date: Feb. 27, 6–9 p.m. Cost: $20

    Place: 531 Fifth St., Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-595-0060; santarosasbdc.org

    Santa Rosa mixer

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 28, 5–7 p.m. Cost: Call

    Place: Courtyard by Marriott, 175 Railroad St., Santa Rosa

    Info: Members and invited guests only. RSVP to Janet Rogers, 707-545-1414 ext. 213, janetr@santarosachamber.com

    Petaluma mixer

    Sponsor: Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Cost: Call

    Place: Pinky’s Pizza, 321 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma

    Info: petalumachamber.com

    Vallejo mixer

    Sponsor: Vallejo Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Feb. 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Cost: $20 nonmembers

    Place: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, 1001 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo

    Info: 707-644-5551, info@vallejochamber.com; meet new Discovery Kingdom President Don McCoy

    NCBE Crab Feed Scholarship Fundraiser

    Sponsor: North Coast Builders Exchange

    Date: Mar. 1, 6 –9 p.m. Cost: $75; $550/table of eight

    Place: Friedman Event Center

    Info: 707-542-9502; ncbeonline.com

    Coming Up

    How to Do Business With State Government & Become a Certified Small Business

    Sponsor: Napa Valley Small Business Development Center

    Date: Mar. 5, 10 a.m. – noon. Cost: Free

    Place: Napa Chamber of Commerce, 1556 First St., 2nd fl., Napa

    Info: Valerie Bible, vbible@napavalley.edu, 707-253-3210, napasbdc.org

    3rd annual Business Leaders Breakfast

    Sponsor: The School of Environmental Leadership

    Date: Mar. 13, 7:45–9:30 a.m. Cost: $40

    Place: The Embassy Suites, San Rafael

    Info: .srchamber.com

    State of the City/Taste of San Rafael

    Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Mar. 14, 6:30–9:30 p.m. Cost: TBD

    Place: Embassy Suites, San Rafael

    Info: srchamber.com

    From Kitchen to Market With Anni Minuzzo

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Small Business Development Center

    Date: Mar. 21, 1–4 p.m. Cost: Free

    Place: 531 Fifth St., Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-595-0060; santarosasbdc.org

    Workforce Wellness Symposium

    Sponsor: St. Joseph Health, Petaluma Valley, Santa Rosa Memorial

    Date: Mar. 27, 4–6 p.m. Cost: Free

    Place: Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Conference Rooms B, C & D

    Info: stjosephhealth.org; norcalwellbeing.org

    Lead Certification Course

    Sponsor: North Coast Builders Exchange

    Date: Mar. 28, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cost: $195–$225

    Place: NCBE Construction Training Center, 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-542-9502; ncbeonline.com

    Wine Industry Conference

    Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal, Farella Braun + Martel, Wells Fargo

    Date: Apr. 18, 7:30–11:30 a.m. Cost: TBA

    Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

    Info: northbaybusinessjournal.com

    Managerial Accounting for Your Wine Business

    Sponsor: Sonoma State University

    Date: Apr. 19, 8 a.m.  – noon. Cost: $150–$1,200

    Place: Sonoma State University Campus, Rohnert Park

    Info: 707-664-3347

    Budgets, Forecasting and Best Practices for Your Wine Business

    Sponsor: Sonoma State University

    Date: Apr. 19, 1–5 p.m. Cost: $150–$1,200

    Place: Sonoma State University Campus, Rohnert Park

    Info: 707-664-3347

    4th annual Kelseyville Olive Festival

    Sponsor: Rosa d’oro Vineyards, Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill

    Date: Apr. 21, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cost: Free

    Place: 5625 Gaddy Ln., Kelseyville

    Info: kelseyvilleolivefestival.com

    Spark A Dream Light the World Scholarship Night

    Benefits: 10,000 Degrees

    Date: Apr. 25,  5:30 p.m. Cost: $150

    Place: Marin Civic Center Exhibition Hall, San Rafael

    Info: www.10000degrees.org

    The Sonoma County Museum Mad Style Cocktail Affair

    Supports: The Museum’s Art, History and Education

    Date: May 11, 5 p.m. Cost: $165

    Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

    Info: www.sonomacountymuseum.org

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