Celebrate 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

Rohnert Park Chamber Women in Business Lunch

Sponsor: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce

Date: Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m.     Cost: $25-$40

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-584-1415, info@rohnertparkchamber.org

Sonoma County Networking Association Mixer

Sponsor: Sonoma County Networking Association

Date: Oct. 12 at 6:00 p.m.       Cost: No cost

Place: 604 College Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-527-7563


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.org

October 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.org


Adobe Creek Fall Festival

Sponsor: RNM Properties

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

Place: 3100 Lakeville Hwy., Petaluma

Info: 415-472-3878

Coming up

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.com

2010 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.com

Health Care Reform’s Impact on Your Business

Sponsor: North Coast Association of Healthcare Underwriters, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

Date: Oct. 19 at 7:45 a.m.       Cost: $10

Place: 3883 Airway Dr., Santa Rosa

Info: info@northcoastahu.org

Solano County Black Chamber Of Commerce Board Meeting

Sponsor: SCBCC

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

Place: Call

Info: 707-704-7426

Assistive Technology Expo

Sponsor: Disability Services & Legal Center

Date: Oct. 23 at 11 a.m.          Cost: No cost

Place: 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-528-2745 ext. 306

Harvest Wine Experience with the Eastside Bunch

Sponsor: The Eastside Bunch

Date: Oct. 23 at 11 a.m.          Cost: $20

Place: Acorn Winery, Christie Vineyards, Deux Amis Winery, Foppiano Vineyards, Merriam Vineyards, Mietz Cellars, Mutt Lynch Winery, Rodney Strong Vineyards

Info: 707-433-4032

Networking Event

Sponsor: Sonoma Career Transitions

Date: Oct 23 at noon Cost: Free

Place: Glaser Center, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-318-9181

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.org

Pesticide 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.org

Spirit 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

Napa Valley Viticultural Fair

Sponsor: Napa Valley Grapegrowers

Date: Nov. 4 at 8 a.m.             Cost: $10 Place: Napa Valley Expo Fairgrounds

Info: www.napagrowers.org

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