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Health Care

The St. Helena Region of Adventist Health, which includes St. Helena Napa Valley, St. Helena Clearlake and St. Helena Behavioral Health in Vallejo, unveiled a new combined website. Highlights include new features such as visitor information, which answers questions about insurance and financial assistance and online payments; finding a doctor by specialization or location; a reference library that provides access to health information; and multimedia, including a YouTube Channel, Facebook, and RSS feeds to access news and upcoming events. The new site is, a broker for Kaiser Permanente, is expanding its local sales efforts by going outside of its four walls. Recently, representatives participated in the Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase which was held at The Double Tree Hotel on May 26, 2011.


Petaluma-based engineering and design firm Stantec has been named one the of the country's top 10 commercial design firms for 2010 by Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, which covers the retail, restaurant, and hospitality construction industries. For the second year in a row, the company earned the number two spot in the country in overall architectural billings, for which the firm's Petaluma staff are significant contributors. For the retail and restaurant sectors, the company ranked seventh and fifth, respectively. In its engineering rankings, the firm jumped two spots from number eight in 2009 to number six in 2010 and ranked number one in engineering for the restaurant sector (up from five in 2009), three in retail, and six in hospitality.


The Napa Valley Vintners, the non-profit trade association of Napa Valley wineries, announced that it has surpassed the 400 member winery milestone with its current roster reaching 408 after new members were approved at its June board of directors meeting. Since fall of 2008 when the recession began, the Vintners have gained 84 new members, an increase of 25% during one of the nation's worst economic crises in history.