Santa Rosa-based TLCD Architecture, together with consulting engineers Winzler & Kelly, was presented the award for 2011 Outsanding Archetecturual Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Upon receiving the award, Dan Reiter of Winzler & Kelly credited the success of the project to the vision of the owner, the City of Santa Rosa Utilities Department, and the collaborative commitment of the entire design and construction team.Banking & Finance
CrossCheck, Inc., a national payment approval and guarantee company, and Optio Solutions, LLC., an accounts receivable management company, announced a donation of over $8,800 to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. The CrossCheck/Optio Solutions team members took turns walking and running the track over a 24-hour period starting Saturday morning. Seventy teams participated in the Petaluma Relay For Life event and raised over $195,000. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life events are held throughout the US and in 19 other countries.Health Care
St. Helena Hospital donated much needed medical supplies to MedShare, a leader in providing medical humanitarian aid, in sending critically-needed hospital supplies to war-torn Libya. In its 13 years, non-profit MedShare has recovered and re-distributed over $93 million in surplus medical supplies and equipment donated by its partner hospitals and medical companies, helping fulfill the medical needs of humanitarian crises in 88 developing nations around the world. The current container shipment – over 1,000 items including hospital beds, gurneys, exam lights, exam tables, a ventilator, surgical packs, syringes, gloves and oxygen masks – is its fourth to Libya and marks its 700th such shipment worldwide. The container is sponsored by HOPE International Relief & Development Agency (USA), and delivery will be coordinated by I-GO-Aid Foundation based in Malta.Senior Living
Senior Access, which provides a mix of expressive arts, entertainment and personal care to persons with memory loss, was selected as one of several charities to benefit from the proceeds from the Tiburon Classic Car Show. The $5,000 gift was awarded at an official event on Oct. 5, at the Waterfront Park in Tiburon.Tourism and Hospitality
The Napa Valley Destination Council announced it has selected VinoVisit as its designated winery tour, tasting, and event-booking tool. The VinoVisit tool is available on the Destination Council's LegendaryNapaValley.com website, and at its new Napa Valley Welcome Center at 600 Main Street in Downtown Napa. VinoVisit lets consumers book real-time winery reservations and build exclusive multi-day itineraries with turn-by-turn directions. Loaded with robust winery profiles that include photos, video, maps and visitor reviews, VinoVisit provides guests with a look at the winery experience and an easy way to search by location, varietal, and dozens of other attributes.