This Week So You Want To Start a Business

Sponsor: Small Business Development Center

Date: May 22-24, 5:30 -8:30 p.m. Cost: $45

Place: 1808 Albany Drive, Santa Rosa

Info: sbdc@santarosa.edu or 707-524-1776 Professional Development Day

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Young Professionals Network

Date: May 23, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost: $ 60- $70

Place: Finley Community Center, Santa Rosa

Info: www.santarosaypn.com or 707-545-1414The 2012 Business Leaders Breakfast Honoring Exceptional Environment Leadership and Vision Into Action Award Presentation

Sponsor: Marin School of Environmental Leadership

Date: May 23, 7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Cost: $ 25

Place: Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael, 1010 Northgate Drive, San Rafael

Info: Cyane Dandridge, Executive Director at 415-507-2184 or cyane@seiinc.org Coming Up Economic Insight Conference

Sponsor: NorthBay Leadership Council

Date: May 31 - 7:00 Registration, Program 7:30a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Cost: $40- $320

Place: Sheraton Hotel, Petaluma

Info:  cmurray@northbayleadership.org2012 North Bay iHub Innovation Showcase

Sponsor: SSU School of Business and Economics and Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster

Date: June 1 -2:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: Ives Hall, Sonoma State University

Info: conta.cc/2012iHubExpo.Two Hour Tour of Oliver Ranch with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Sponsor: Marin Link

Date: June 3 - all day. Cost: $175

Place: Oliver Ranch , Geyserville

Info: Mary O'Mara 1-415-472-02112nd Annual Art of Eating: A Food and Wine Celebration/Benefit

Sponsor: Audubon Canyon Ranch

Date: June 3 - 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cost: $125

Place: Bouverie Preserve 13935 Sonoma Highway,Glen Ellen

Info:  415-868- 9244Santa Rosa Chamber 16th Annual Golf Tournament

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber

Date: June 14, 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cost: $185- $740

Place: Windsor Golf Course

Info: Janet Rogers, 707-545-1414 ext. 13 Docent Training Program Orientation

Sponsor: Audobon Canyon Ranch

Date: June 20,  10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Cost: Free

Place: Martin Griffin Preserve Stinson Beach

Info: 415-868-9244Infant and Child CPR

Sponsor: Jewish Family and Childrens Service

Date: June 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $35

Place: JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave. San Rafael

Info: www.parentsplaceonline.org/marin   Tenth Annual Home Winemakers Festival

Sponsor: Clearlake Performing Arts

Date: June 23. 1-5 p.m. Cost: $20-$25

Place: Downtown Lakeport, Library Park, 225 Park St., Lakeport

Info: Jennifer Hammond, 707-263-25802012 Women in Business Awards Dinner

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal, Sonoma Bank

Date: June 28, 5:30--9 p.m. Cost: $79/person, $750/table of 8

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: NorthBayBusinessJournal.com/5421220th Annual Catalan Festival

Sponsor: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

Date: July 21-22 11:00- 4:00 p.m. Cost: $45-$55

Place: 23555 Carneros Hwy. (121), Sonoma

Info: www.gloriaferrer.com or 707-933-1999Lake County Wine Adventure

Sponsor: California's Lake County

Date: July 28--29, 10 a.m - 5 p.m. Cost: $35-$45

Place: Passport event, countywide

Info: Jennifer Hammond, 707-263-2580Understanding Addiction: Seeking Safety and Creating Change

Sponsor: Drug Abuse Alternative Center

Date: Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost: $89.95-$99.95

Place: Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy Windsor

Info: 707- 571-2233 ext. 369Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival

Sponsor: Kendall- Jackson

Date: Sept. 16. Cost: $75 through June, $85 after July 1st

Place: Kendall-Jackson Wine Center 5007 Fulton Rd. Fulton

Info: Robin (707) 571-8100