Recently, members of the Healdsburg Green City Committee toured Healdsburg-based Simi Winery to see the water and energy conservation measures taken by the winery. These include a state-of-the-art water treatment facility, which highly treats up to five million gallons of water annually, as well as upgraded dated cooling plants with modern ultra-efficient cooling units, which have lessened energy costs related to cooling its facilities as well as lowered demand on the local utility infrastructure.

Nonprofit & Community Organizations

Ten employees of Heffernan Insurance Brokers' Petaluma office will help with gardening and farm chores at Cultivating Impact on Aug. 3. The firm, which has donated a total of $2,500,000 to charity, chose Cultivating Impact as its project because the nonprofit farm teaches organic farming to local children and produces healthy organic vegetables for the community..


Beaulieu Vineyard in Napa will be the featured wine of the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles immediately following the Emmy telecast.  This is the seventh consecutive year BV wine has been featured at the Emmy celebrations and its fifth year as official wine sponsor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.