News for Human Interest

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sports Basement is thrilled to announce our very own inaugural race event, The Halloween 5k benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. The Halloween 5k, which also includes a Kids 1 Mile Challenge, will start and end at Sports Basement Presidio on Saturday, October 27th. Naturally, 100% of the proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.   This event not only has the potential ...read more
Categories: Press Release, #ShapingTomorrow, Fundraiser / Volunteer, Human Interest, Community, Health and Wellness
Friday, August 31, 2018
Love Lobster? Purchase some from the Soroptimists of Novato! Why? Did you know that Soroptimists aim to improve the life of women and girls? Did you know that their charitable giving touch women and girls in all corners of the earth? With the Soroptimist, you know that your dollar goes to helping local and international needs that will give women and girls a leg up in life.  For the Lobster Order ...read more
Categories: Food & Drink, General News Article, Press Release, #ShapingTomorrow, Fundraiser / Volunteer, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Contact:  Kimberly BurnettMarketing ManagerSolarCraft  415-985-8389kburnett@solarcraft.com    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System at New Life Christian CenterNovato Church & Academy Goes Solar and Cuts Energy Expenses  NOVATO, CA (August 2018)— Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading ...read more
Categories: Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Environmental / Ecological, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Press Release: Meet RCNS New President, Sylvia Barry  For the club’s 25 year in Novato, the Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise is pleased to introduce Sylvia Barry as its club President for the 7/1/18 – 7/1/19 Rotary year.  Sylvia is a great choice to run the club not just because she’s a long standing, active Rotarian but because she has been so active in our community.  Born and raised in Taiwan, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, #ShapingTomorrow, Fundraiser / Volunteer, Leadership
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
For Immediate Release       Make the scene and raise a glass at the Pop Art BallTickets now available.Date:  Saturday, November 3, 2018Time:  6 p.m.Location:  The Seminary at Strawberry 201 Seminary Drive Mill Valley, CA 94941Information/Reservations: (415) 526.5500 Cost:  Tickets start at $300 for individuals. Table sponsorships are available.Description:Your 15 minutes of fame are waiting ...read more
Categories: Community, Fundraiser / Volunteer, Health and Wellness, Press Release, Events, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, June 22, 2018
The Novato Chamber is searching again for businesses in the community that have demonstrated how to go 'above and beyond' the call for their employees, their community, and their businesses. If you would like to nominate a business or your own business, please fill out this form and submit it by November to the Novato Chamber. Click Here ​ ​
Categories: Awards, Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Each year, the chambers of Marin County choose to throw one  All-County Mixer. Mixers in general, aim to connect businesses and provide the framework for companies to discuss potential growth opportunities and form economic partnerships. It is the hopes that an All-County Mixer in Marin would spur pan county economic development.  Over the past few months, the Novato Chamber has stepped up and ...read more
Categories: Ambassadors, Chamber, Events, Excursion, General News Article, Human Interest, Networking Groups, President's Circle, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
In April, Novato Chamber leaders participated in the North Bay Chambers Legislative Summit. The summit, a meeting comprised of chambers throughout the north bay, aims to create a list of legislative priorities for the region. The summit was convened with the aim to establish THREE topics. Near the end of the summit, a FOURTH topic was added to complete the list. While no official vote or ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Leadership , Press Release, Education, Human Interest, Political / Influence
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
SUBJECT: AB3087  Dear Assembly Member Kalra:  The Novato Chamber OPPOSES your AB 3087 as amended April 9, 2018, that interferes with an employer's ability to negotiate for benefit designs and costs for their employees, interferes with Covered California's ability to negotiate with insurers, reduces access to care, adds an additional layer of bureaucracy, and adds a new health care cost called" ...read more
Categories: Business Insider, Chamber, Health and Wellness, Human Interest, Political / Influence, President's Circle, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Novato Leadership Team Leads Membership Drive to support Active Senior Citizen ClubNOVATO CHAMBER: LEADERSHIP NOVATO PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release Please Contact Anne Russell with questions   Team DeLong from the Class of 2018 Leadership Novato program (LNTD) has successfully partnered with the Novato Senior Citizens' Club (NSCC) to promote and host an event to increase membership and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Leadership , Press Release
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
For the kick-off at least, instead of doing a lot of different walks, I thought we should stick with the two major areas of interest, downtown, and Hamilton.  Because of vacation and other schedules, offering each walk twice will hopefully give more people an opportunity to participate.  Here’s the lineup:   6/30 - Laurie, downtown 7/28 - Kate, Hamilton 8/25 - Laurie, downtown 9/29 - Kate, ...read more
Categories: Events, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Networking Groups, Press Release
Friday, March 23, 2018
Golfer Registration / Team Registration Form Sponsorship Form & Agreement FormActivity Sponsors  ​Raffle / Auction Donation ​
Categories: Ambassadors, Chamber, Community, Fundraiser / Volunteer, General News Article, Health and Wellness, Hot Deal/Special, Hotel / Tourism, Human Interest, President's Circle, Press Release
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Italy  for only $3099.... Yup, through the Novato Chamber's connections we have secured a great "group" rate for Italy (roundtrip out of SFO for 8 days). Explore the jutting peninsula and islands of Southern Italy. Cliffside dwellings that dangle over turquoise waters beckon you, your family and friends to one of Europe's most iconic scenes.  October is the PERFECT time of year to visit; the ...read more
Categories: Ambassadors, Board of Directors, Chamber, Excursion, General News Article, Hotel / Tourism, Human Interest, Networking Groups, Press Release
Friday, February 09, 2018
Pini Hardware – Write Up for Chamber of CommerceFounding Date/Story/History:Henry Pini, the founder of Pini Hardware, immigrated from Switzerland in 1906. Beginning in 1918, Pini founded his first store on East Grant Ave. in the Verissimo Building between Reichert and Sherman Avenues. Pini set up his store as a small grocery, selling produce that he and his wife raised on their land, in addition ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Business Insider, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Expense Reports PRINT  | Expense Report FILLABLE Leadership Novato RFP - PRINT | Leadership Novato RFP - FILLABLE GOLF - REGISTRATION | GOLF AUCTION | GOLF SPONSORSHIP | GOLF ACTIVITY FORM2019 Member Application Fillable  | Scream on the Green Restroom Support  | Parklets in Downtown Novato ​ ​Biz of the Year 2018 Fillable ​
Categories: Chamber, Leadership , #ShapingTomorrow, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release, Political / Influence