A Mountain Mike’s Pizza restaurant operated by Santa Rosa-based franchiser Chandi Restaurant Group has opened in Ukiah at 1090 S. State St.
The 4,400-square-foot Mendocino County restaurant features an updated restaurant design with two private party rooms, a full bar and a kids’ activity area with arcade games and big-screen TVs throughout.
The restaurant chain, which began in 1978 in Palo Alto, reports nearly 200 locations in California, Nevada, Oregon and Utah. Chandi has opened 11 Mountain Mike's locations in Sonoma, Marin, Napa and Mendocino counties, including one destroyed in the October 2017 firestorm in Santa Rosa.
Hennessy Funds of Novato has received six 2018 STAR Awards, marking the 10th consecutive year that the fund has been honored by the Investment Management Education Alliance (IMEA).
Hennessey said it has earned 36 STAR Awards. The awards are described as recognizing excellence in marketing, education and communications, judged by peer companies in the investment management industry.
Hennessy Funds this year received awards for their recently redesigned website, thought leadership content, and educational videos. The firm was also recognized for Best Overall Advisor Communications among companies with assets under management of less than $10 billion.
Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for certification as a Primary Stroke Center, making it the only certified primary stroke center in Napa County.
The hospital stated it received the certification after successfully completing an on-site evaluation and demonstrated compliance with nationally-developed standards for stroke care. Developed in collaboration with the American Stroke Association and launched in 2003, the Joint Commission’s Primary Stroke Center Certification program is based on the Brain Attack Coalition’s
Queen of the Valley Medical Center is a 208-bed acute-care facility operated by St. Joseph Health, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange.
Private Ocean and the Barowsky School of Business at Dominican University of California in San Rafael have partnered to host their first small-business workshop, set for this coming spring.
Audience for the May 16-17 event is business owners and their employees, as well as private investors, advisers and Family Office managers.
Topics include establishing guidelines for accumulating wealth versus supplying growth capital, navigating fierce competition, generational shifts and globalization, and understanding the pros and cons of family involvement in the business.
The Farley Family Charitable Foundation has granted $660,000 to Audubon Canyon Ranch, over the next two years, to develop its Fire Forward initiative “to rehabilitate the North Bay’s relationship with prescribed fire, lower the risks of future wildfire, and restore the ecology of our region.”
The Farley Family Charitable Foundation was founded in 2003 by Jim and Nancy Farley of Chicago. Jim Farley founded SpeedFam-IPEC, which was acquired by Novellus Systems in 2002 and is now called LAM Research.
Audubon Canyon Ranch is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental conservation and education organization based in the San Francisco North Bay Area.
Leff Construction Design Build has been named as one of the 2018 Top 550 best full-service remodelers in the nation by Remodeling Magazine annual list, according to the company.
The Sebastopol-based construction firm was also recognized on the 2018 Customer Satisfaction Report compiled jointly by Qualified Remodeler Magazine and QuildQuality.com, a third-party, independent rating company for the construction industry. The report, based on thousands of homeowner surveys, recognizes the top 60 award-winning designers and contractors for their customer experience during their remodel project.
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