17th Annual Heart of Marin Awards

Sponsor: The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin

Date: Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. Cost: $55

Place: Marin Civic Center, San Rafael

Info: sdarceymartin@cvnl.org, www.cvnl.org

Free Elder Law Consultations

Sponsor: Seniors-at-Home

Date: Jan. 7 at 9:30 a.m.  Cost: No cost

Place: Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-571-8131, anitaw@jfcs.org

Coming Up

Lead Generation Seminar for Salespeople and Consultants

Sponsor: California Business Development, The Sales Foundry

Date: Jan. 12 at 8:30 a.m. Cost: $90-$139

Place: Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-542-9022, www.thesalesfoundry.com/seminars

Direct-to-Consumer Symposium

Sponsor: Coalition for Free Trade, Free The Grapes!

Date: Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. Cost: $295-$325

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-254-1167, carroll@bensonmarketing.com

2010 Book of Lists Party

Sponsor:  North Bay Business Journal

Date: Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.       Cost: $50

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.com

Principles of Hotel Management

Sponsor:  Napa Valley College

Date: Tuesdays at 6 p.m. starting Jan. 20

Cost: Call

Place: Napa Valley College

Info: 707-256-4588, www.napavalley.edu/hospitality

Santa Rosa Chamber Annual Meeting

Sponsor:  Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Jan. 21                          Cost: Call

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club

Info: 707-545-1414, www.santarosachamber.com

Napa Chamber Annual Dinner

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.       Cost: Call

Place: Napa Valley Marriott, Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com

Crab Feed Boys & Girls Club Benefit

Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Napa Valley

Date: Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. Cost: $50-$2,500

Place: 575 Third St., Napa

Info: 707-255-8866, ssomogyi@thepostiveplace.org

Crab 4 Kids Crab Feed

Sponsor: Active 20-30 Club of the Redwood Empire

Date: Jan. 23 at 6:00-10:00 p.m. Cost: $45

Place: 2323 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa

Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/87394

Making your Mind Magnificent

Sponsor: AFP-WCC

Date: Jan. 25 at 12 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: 153 Stony Cir., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-838-9996, admin@afp-wcc.org

Investing in Early Childhood Programs

Sponsor: North Bay Leadership Council

Date: Jan. 28 at 7:00 a.m. Cost: $30

Place: Infineon Raceway Conference Center, Hwys. 37 and 121, Sonoma

Info: 707-283-9928, www.northbayleadership.org

Vinolovo Wine, Food Tasting Event

Sponsor: Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance

Date: Feb. 12 at 7:00 p.m. Cost: $65-$95

Place: 50 wineries in Sonoma Valley

Info: 707-935-0803, www.sonomavalleywine.com

Wine and Chocolate

Sponsor: Lake Family Resource Center

Date: Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. Cost: call

Place: Mt. Knoncti Growers

Info: 707-279-0563, 888-775-8336

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