Banking & Finance

Redwood Credit Union in Santa Rosa was recognized by the California Credit Union League as the second place winner of the Louise Herring award for its community involvement efforts over the last year.

Business Organizations

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Wine Country Chapter in Windsor will present the Community Foundation Sonoma with the 2010 Spirit of Philanthropy Award, as well as recognize Soroptimist International of Santa Rosa as Outstanding Civic Organization Partner and Wells Fargo Insurance Services as Outstanding Business Partner.

Business & Professional Services

A La Heart Catering was awarded 16 medals for its entries in the 2010 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Professional Appetizers category, including best use of Sonoma County seafood and Sonoma County poultry.

Corte Madera-based TLG Multicultural Communications renamed its full-service advertising agency Turnstile. Earlier this year, Turnstile brought on a new creative team with more than two decades of experience to support the agency’s vision and mission.

Construction

Novato-based Cagwin & Dorward was recognized by the North Coast chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association with an installation sweepstakes award for work at the Matschullat estate, a first place in large commercial maintenance for Cape Marin Home Owners’ Association in Greenbrae, and a first place in medium commercial maintenance at The Vineyard, an office complex in San Rafael.

Education

Wells Fargo Bank in the North Bay pledged $5,000 to support the Career Center at the Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics.

Green

The Napa County Board of Supervisors recognized as “green businesses” Valley Architects, Cultivate Systems, Family Services of Napa Valley, Santen, GSM Landscape Architects, Strong and Hayden, Gasser Foundation, Hilton Garden Inn, Inn on First, Elaine Bell Catering, Pacific Tree Care, Luke Snyder Photography, Franciscan Estates, Ovid Winery, Chateau Montelena Winery, Spottswoode Winery, Larkmead Vineyards, Jericho Canyon Vineyard and Winery, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and Clos du Val Wine Co.

Manufacturing

Sebastopol-based Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products Inc. was invited to become a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and attend the Annual Global Initiative Meeting in New York. During the special session on Investing in Forests, Guayaki was honored with an award for its commitment to "market-driven restoration," empowering indigenous communities in South America.

Technology

Novato-based business software maker Enwisen Inc. formed a strategic alliance with online wellness technology firm Limeade to provide Enwisen customers with tools to help to contain health care costs and increase employee performance by driving health awareness and improvement.

Wine

Tamber Bey Vineyards in Yountville will open a tasting room at 1234 Adams St. in downtown St. Helena this month, the first single-winery tasting room in the town’s central business district.

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