Community & Nonprofit Organizations

The Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution this month recognizing the work of The Bay Institute on the “Students and Teachers Restoring the Watershed,” under which about 100,000 feet of Marin County creek and wetlands was restored.


Alter Eagle Construction of Sebastopol was the “Fiberon Pro of the month” and the company is currently featured on Fiberon’s Web site.


David Israel opened an HR to Go office in Santa Rosa, offering human resources administration and consulting services for small- and medium-sized companies.


The College of Marin was recognized with a “Green California Community College Summit Pioneer Award” by Green Technology.

Santa Rosa-based Green Valley Consulting Engineers earned the “2009 outstanding sustainable technology project of the year award” from the American Society of Civil Engineers San Francisco chapter for its work on the Windsor Fire Station No. 2.

SolarCraft of Novato completed the fire station’s solar electric generating system this month.

Residential Real Estate

Wells Fargo Bank presented a $15,000 donation to Northbay Family Homes of Novato to fund the group's home-buying seminar.

Tourism & Hospitality

Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants launched eight new Web sites and its “I Need a Vacation Because…!” competition Oct. 6.

The Sonoma County Tourism Bureau launched the Japanese version of its site this month. The organization also operates sites in English, German, French and Spanish.


Michel-Schlumberger Benchland Estate Winery made a donation to the Healdsburg Education Foundation. The winery gives 50 percent of its estate tour and tasting fees to the organization.

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