ThursdayPetaluma Chamber Business Expo

Sponsor: Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce

Date: Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.              Cost: No cost

Place: 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma

Info: 707-762-2785

Why Boys Fail: An Evening about Educating Boys

Sponsor: Sonoma County Office of Education

Date: Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m.         Cost: No cost, $4 parking

Place: 680 Sonoma Mtn. Pkwy., Petaluma

Info: 707-285-2143, ext. 138

Key Elements of a Successful HR Strategy

Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association

Date: Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.         Cost: $25-$35

Place: 4820 Business Center Dr. #100, Fairfield

Info: 415-291-1992

FridayMad Hatter Golf Tournament

Sponsor: Mentor Me Petaluma

Date: Oct. 8 at 1:30 p.m.         Cost: $150

Place: Adobe Creek Golf Club, Petaluma

Info: 707-778-4798, www.mentormepetaluma.orgBig Oktoberfest Bash – Micro-Brew Tasting Fundraiser

Sponsor: Sonoma County Museum

Date: Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.              Cost: $30-$40

Place: 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-579-1500, www.sonomacountymuseum.orgSaturdayECA’s Wine & Dozers Auction

Sponsor: Northern California Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m.         Cost: Call

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5500

Coming upCelebrate Retirement, the Freedom and the Frustration

Sponsor: Unity in Marin

Date: Mondays Oct. 11-Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m.         Cost: $130

Place: Call

Info: 415-785-3966, www.unityinmarin.org

The ROI of HR: Top Measures for the Business

Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association

Date: Oct. 12 at 8 a.m.            Cost: $25-$35

Place: 3033 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 415-291-1992

2010 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony

Sponsor: Women’s Initiative

Date: Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m.       Cost: $65

Place: StoneTree Golf Club, Novato

Info: www.womensinitiative.orgOctober in Paradise

Sponsor: Sonoma County Task Force for the Homeless

Date: Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m.       Cost: $70-75

Place: Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-575-4494, www.sonomacountyhomeless.orgAdobe Creek Fall Festival

Sponsor: RNM Properties

Date: Oct. 16 at 12 noon        Cost: No cost

Place: 3100 Lakeville Hwy., Petaluma

Info: 415-472-3878

2010 E3 Conference

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Oct. 18 at 8:30 a.m.       Cost: $85-$95

Place: Silverado Resort, Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com2010 Impact Sonoma

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Oct. 19 at 7:30 a.m.       Cost: $49

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.comSolano County Black Chamber Of Commerce Board Meeting

Sponsor: SCBCC

Date: Oct. 20 at 12 noon.       Cost: No cost

Place: Call

Info: 707-704-7426

Ghoulwill Ball

Sponsor: Goodwill Industries, Redwood Empire

Date: Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m.       Cost: $89

Place: 3328 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: www.ghoulwillball.orgPesticide Applicator's Seminar

Sponsor: Sonoma County Regional Parks

Date: Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.            Cost: $75-$90

Place: 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-565-2041

The New RRP Rule & How this EPA Regulation Affects You

Sponsor: Marin Builders Association

Date: Oct. 27 at 8 a.m.            Cost: $185-$250

Place: 660 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael

Info: www.marinba.org


Hispanic Chamber Business Expo

Sponsor: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sonoma County

Date: Oct. 28 at 4 p.m.            Cost: No cost

Place: Finley Community Center, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-575-3648, www.hcc-sc.orgSpirit of Philanthropy Celebration

Sponsor: Wine Country Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Date: Nov. 2 at 11 a.m.           Cost: $50-$500

Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Info: 707) 636-4033, admin@afp-wcc.org

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