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NOVATO, CA Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ: BMRC), parent company of Bank of Marin (collectively, the “Company”), rang The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on August 1. The Company is celebrating a strong second quarter with record earnings of $5 million and has announced an increase in their dividend to $.18 per share. The Company has paid a dividend for 28 straight quarters. “We were honored to be invited to ring the closing bell at NASDAQ,” said Russell A. Colombo, President and Chief Executive Officer at Bank of Marin. “This was a special event for our organization. Our employees, customers and shareholders all played a big part in making us the successful community and business bank that we are today.” Bank of Marin opened its doors in 1990 with two branch offices in Marin, and has since grown to 17 branches across Marin, San Francisco, Sonoma and Napa. The Company has been traded on the NASDAQ exchange since December 23, 1999. At that time, the Company started with 2,260,339
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Future Of California HighSpeed Rail Looks Green
BERKELEY — A new analysis gives Californians good reason to be optimistic about the green credentials of Image courtesy of the California the state’s proposed High-Speed Rail Authority. high-speed rail project, due to begin construction in 2013 thanks to funding recently approved by state legislators. Arpad Horvath at the University of California, Berkeley, and Mikhail Chester at Arizona State University compared the future sustainability of California high-speed rail with that of competing modes of transportation, namely automobile and air travel. They determined that, in terms of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, a mature high-speed rail system wins out when it deploys state-of-the-art trains powered by greener electricity. This was true even after accounting for the emergence of more fuel-efficient airplanes and automobiles. The study, published July 26th in the journal Environmental Research Letters, comes three weeks after lawmakers authorized $4.7 billion in state funds, which freed up an additional
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No matter how old or young you are, there are some basic things you can do to better manage and protect your money. Here are recommendations from FDIC Consumer News. Comparison shop for financial services. Just as you would do for any major purchase, look at what is being offered by your bank and a few competitors, then try to find the best deal to meet your needs. For instance, with a mortgage, credit card or other loan, you may be able to negotiate the interest rate
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and other terms. This can save hundreds or thousands of dollars over several years. Start by comparing the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on a loan or credit card. The APR is the cost of credit expressed as a yearly rate, including interest and certain fees. “Many people looking for a loan only focus on the dollars they’d pay each month instead of the APR and, because of that, they don’t realize how much the loan will cost and they could pay too much,” said Rae-Ann Miller, special advisor on consumer
• The Rise of the 1099 Economy • Your Child’s Early Education • 16th Annual Golf Tournament Recap
See save $ on page 5… • Battle of the Sexes Infographic • Employment Situation Summary • Retailer’s Participation: NV Film Festival
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Social Media Marketing Made Simple
Hosted by the Napa Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Constant Contact! Speaker Karen Rice, Regional Development Director for Northern California will lead the series. Join us for this vital workshop! We will review the essential strategies and best practices a business or organization should understand in order to successfully get started with social media marketing. We will talk about: •What social media marketing really is and why it’s important. •Various social media networks and tools: how they interact, ways to leverage their strengths, and how to evaluate them for best use for your business or organization. •How other businesses are using these low-cost tools to gain visibility, develop relationships, drive sales and engagement. •How to incorporate it into your business life without losing productivity, while growing your reach.
August 14, 2012 8-10 a.m. 1030 Main St Napa Valley Opera House Doors Open: 7:45 am
Registration: NapaChamber.com | 707.226.7455 Pricing: Advance Package- Includes all Workshops Members $80 | Future Members $120 Individual Classes: Members $25 | Future Members $35
Next Class Dates & Topics:
September 13: Brand Identity Strategies: Promotions & Marketing October 11: Growing Your List & How to Speak to Your Audience November 13: Holiday Themed Marketing
More Americans Are Becoming Their Own Bosses
By: Joel Kotkin While the economy has been miserable for small business, and many larger ones as well, the ranks of the selfemployed have been growing. According to research by Economic Modeling Specialists International, the number of people who primarily work on their own has swelled by 1.3 million since 2001 to 10.6 million, a 14% increase. This rise is partially reflective of hard times, and many of the self-employed earn only modest livings in fields such as childcare and construction. However the shift to self-employment is likely to accelerate in the future, and into higherpaying professions, for reasons including the ubiquity of the Internet, which makes it easier for some types of business to use independent contractors, as well as the reluctance of large firms to hire fulltime employees with benefits. Urban analyst Bill Fulton, who has looked into this issue, concludes we may be seeing a fundamental change in how the economy operates. “Even though there may not be jobs in the
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conventional sense, there is still work,” Fulton notes. “That’s the whole idea of the 1099 economy. It’s just a different way of organizing the economy.” If the 1099 economy is the wave of the future, which regions and industries are currently at the forefront? We turned to EMSI for the data. We looked at the change in self-employment numbers for the nation’s 30 largest metropolitan statistical areas from 2001 to the present, and also from 2008, when the economy first nosedived and people started to scramble. The results of EMSI’s research are fascinating, and somewhat surprising, perhaps giving us a glimpse of where the future of economic growth may be taking shape. The biggest changes have taken place in four metro areas where the number of self-employed workers expanded over 10% growth between 2008 and 2012. Two of them, Houston and Seattle, have done very well in our previous rankings of economic performance, and the other two, Phoenix and Riverside- San Bernardino, Calif., suffered grievously from the housing bubble. ■
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shares outstanding which has more than doubled to 5,336,927 at December 31, 2011. The stock price has also increased significantly from $12.56, the low in 2001 (adjusted for stock splits and dividends), to a high of $39.85 in 2011. Bank of Marin has consistently been recognized for its strong financial performance with numerous awards, including being named again to the KBW Honor Roll. Bank of Marin is one of only 45 banking institutions to have made the 2011 list, just published in June 2012. Bank of Marin webcasted the NASDAQ closing bell festivities in each of their branches.■
Members Making News
From L-R: Christina Cook, Chief Financial Officer; Kevin Coonan, Chief Credit Officer; Nancy Boatright, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Russ Colombo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Gotelli, Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources, and Peter Pelham, Executive Vice President, Director of Retail Banking. The group is joined by Cris Farrell from NASDAQ.
New Improvements In Your Child’s Early Education
overview of Montessori Philosophy and how children will be better prepared for a lifetime of learning in the new world economy. A short informational video will be shown highlighting Montessori curriculum, a demonstration of lessons as they are presented to the children in class, as well as a Q & A session. On site child care will be provided for all parents who need it. Children’s Cottage has been a Napa Chamber member for 19 years and was voted best child care in the Napa Valley. They serve children as young as 6 weeks old through entry into First Grade. Please call (707) 224-3825 to let them know you will be attending and visit their website at www.ChildrensCottage.com ■
Heavenly Yogurt is a family-owned business not a franchise so we are able to listen to our customers and make changes with our yogurt flavors and toppings that include fresh fruit chopped daily. We are a self-serve yogurt shop where you create your own masterpiece for $.43 per ounce. We have 8 flavors of yogurt and rotate them frequently with 50 toppings to chose from! Create your masterpeice today! 707 Lincoln Ave. Sun - Thurs 11:30-9:00 Fri - Sat 11:30-10:00
DADA DI ROSA The 11th Annual Benefit
NAPA, CA – Channel the spirit of the dada with a night of ready-made fun and frolic as di Rosa presents its 11th Annual Benefit Art Auction– Dada di Rosa! The evening kicks off with sparkling wine at the Gatehouse Gallery and viewing of the art for Live and Silent auction. The fun continues across the lake in di Rosa’s Main Gallery, transformed into a Supper-Club with cocktails, live performance, and a Dada-licous dinner. The centerpiece of the night is the Live Auction, featuring outstanding work by nationally-recognized artists such as Enrique Chagoya, Lewis deSoto, Hung Liu, Tom Marioni, Raymond Saunders, Canan Tolon, and William Wiley. Back at the Gatehouse, the party heats up, with Silent Auction bidding accompanied by scrumptious desserts, music, and dancing. This annual event stands apart as an occasion for spirited fun and a dynamic gathering of art enthusiasts and collectors who celebrate our region’s talent. Event Date: October 20, 2012, 5:00 pm–midnight Ticket Prices: Supper Club Tickets: $300-$500 each / $3,000$5,000 Table of 10: Includes full event access: cocktails, seated chef’s dinner with premium wines, and live entertainment in a unique art-filled environment, followed by Live & Silent Art Auctions, and After-Party with live music and dancing. Entry at 5:00 pm, plus VIP access to October 6th Preview & Artists Party Speakeasy Tickets: $100 each: Participation in Live and Silent Art Auctions, and After-Party with live music and dancing. Entry at 7:00 pm. Preview Party hosted by Onward! Young Collectors: October 6, 6:00– 9:00 pm The auction artworks will be on view in the Gatehouse Gallery October 6 – 19, 2012. A complete list of artists and images will be available online in early September. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-226-5991 x17 for information and sponsorship opportunities.
Children’s Cottage Preschool & Infant Center is hosting an Information Night on Friday August 10th from 5:30-6:30pm at their school on 1078 East Ave in Napa. They will be discussing the improvements being made to your children and grandchildren’s early educational experience as well as an
The inaugural Walk for Animals is an exciting new family event offering a one-mile route through Downtown Napa (with or without a pooch) in support of companion animals throughout the Napa Valley.
Battle of the Sexes: How Men and Women Differ in Smartphone Usage
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Not long ago, the folks at Inneractive, an app monetization exchange, came up with a cool infographic that highlights many of the differences on how men and women use their smartphones. We thought we’d share the infographic with you since it has so many cool stats. Enjoy!
$3.3 billion in federal funds, for the high-speed rail project. The system promises to link Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego with trains traveling at a top speed of 220 mph. The bill, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last week, allows initial construction on the 768-mile rail system to begin next year. “We’re showing that if this high-speed rail system is deployed, it is likely that California will reduce its transportation environmental footprint,” said Chester, who began this work as a UC Berkeley post-doctoral researcher. But to reap those environmental benefits, the state will have to wait until the system becomes fully operational, which could take an estimated 20-30 years after groundbreaking. Brought to you by: “What had been missing from the public debate is this longExpress Employment Professionals term planning horizon,” said Horvath, UC Berkeley professor of For more info: 707-224-9252 civil and environmental engineering. “Comparable high-speed email@example.com rail systems in Europe and Japan have been in place for 30-50 years. Why would we expect California’s system to provide a return on investment in a short period of time? I would compare Dear Napa Valley where we are now to circa 1950, around the start of commercial Business Owner, air travel. Did anybody know then how many passengers LAX We invite you to or SFO would eventually see in a year? Air travel has since participate in our grown into a massive industry.” popular Passholder To assess sustainability, the researchers conducted an Perks Program which exhaustive life-cycle assessment that inventories the full range of takes place during the environmental effects associated with each mode of transportation. Festival, November Included in the analysis are the cradle-to-grave environmental 7-11, 2012. Lodgings, costs associated with extracting, manufacturing and distributing restaurants, wineries, the materials — such as concrete, steel and asphalt — needed to retail, spas and other businesses can build and maintain the vehicles, freeways, tracks, stations and other participate. Your commitment by Aug. integral components of the travel systems. 13 is needed. For more info on what Construction of an initial portion of California’s high-speed the Passholder Perks entails and how to rail system is scheduled to begin in 2013. The researchers participate please contact considered different scenarios, such as varying levels of firstname.lastname@example.org ridership and renewable energy use, when calculating 707.226.7500 emissions of greenhouse gases and conventional air pollutants, acidification and impacts on human respiratory health. Now Open! K. Lawrence ~ Luxury & Lather Assuming that the electricity needed to operate the high800 A School Street, (707) 255-HAIR speed rail system comes from renewable sources, a goal set forth by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the bigger impact of the project comes from infrastructure and supply chain processes. For instance, approximately 67 percent of infrastructure emissions attributed to high-speed rail are the result of cement production for concrete used in construction. “If the high-speed rail project uses low-CO2 concrete, it could reduce the infrastructure’s environmental footprint by 15 percent,” said Chester, now an assistant professor at Arizona State University with joint appointments there at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, and the School of Sustainability. The new study updates a 2010 analysis by Chester and Horvath with newer, more realistic system descriptions, data and projections, including forecasts for cleaner electricity. ■ Read the study here: http://bit.ly/environabstract
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Report From June 2012 The national employment situation held steady in June, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.2%. The private sector added 80,000 jobs, while professional and business services saw the largest surge in employment with 47,000 jobs created. Learn more from the recent employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Major Industry Employment: • Construction: + 2,000 • Manufacturing: + 11,000 • Retail Trade: - 5,400 • Professional & Business Services: + 47,000 • Education & Health Services: + 2,000 • Information: - 8,000 • Transportation: - 2,200 • Government: - 4,000
save $ continued from page 1... issues in the FDIC’s research division. For example, she said, payday loans (unsecured loans that borrowers promise to repay out of their next paycheck or regular income payment) and car-title loans (secured by the borrower’s car) “may be quick and easy sources of cash, but they also have an APR as high as 300 to 400 percent.” When you consider opening checking and savings accounts, compare the Annual Percentage Yield (APY) offered by several financial institutions. The APY expresses
the annual interest rate you will earn on a deposit account, depending on the frequency of compounding. However, keep in mind that fees — such as those for ATM withdrawals, account maintenance and checks returned because of insufficient funds — aren’t factored into the APY. Fees can make a big difference in how much you actually earn from money you have on deposit. You should be monitoring your credit reports to correct errors or omissions that can leave bad marks on your credit history.
Sharpen You Speaking Skills with This Toastmasters Series!
What will you gain from attending?
Small business owners will improve their business skills in the following public speaking areas: 1. How to hire qualified employees. 2. How to improve peer-to-peer advertising. 3. How to motivate and inspire employees. 4. How to communicate effectively with difficult clients. 5. How to increase referral business. 6. How to effectively increase sales. 7. How to plan and measure business results (conversion rates). Improve your public speaking skills, register online today at NapaChamber.com or call 707.254.1145! Dates: Thursdays - 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 Time: Noon to 1:30 Where: Napa Chamber Board Room - 1556 First Street, Napa, CA Cost: $30 Chamber Members $60 Future Chamber Members (The cost covers all six workshops!) For more information, please contact: Napa Chamber of Commerce 707-226-7455 or email@example.com or Christine Hannah, Napa Toastmasters 707-257-6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Inaccuracies in your credit report can needlessly reduce your “credit score” and, in turn, may cost you hundreds of dollars each year due to higher interest rates on a loan or credit card and protect yourself against identity theft. Under federal law, you are entitled to one free credit report every year from each of the nation’s three major credit bureaus. To order your free reports or for more information, go to AnnualCreditReport.com or call toll-free 1-877-322-8228. Try to save more and spend less. First, if you don’t already have a monthly budget, consider preparing one to get a better handle on your income and expenses for necessities, such as housing, utilities, food and transportation. “This is how a budget can help you commit to saving a little money every month and splurging a little less,” said Kincaid. She also said that “a budget doesn’t have to be complicated or scary,” and that while there are budgets you can easily create on a computer, “a notebook and a pencil can be enough to get you started.” Keep banking costs down. With planning, you can sidestep some of the more costly fees and penalties. Examples: • With your checking account, avoid fees for insufficient funds and bounced checks. “Record every deposit and withdrawal in your checkbook — especially remember your debit card purchases and ATM withdrawals,” said Reynolds. “It is important to know how much money you have in your account so you won’t overdraw your balance.” Understand your FDIC insurance coverage so you can be fully protected if your bank fails. If you (or your family) have $100,000 or less in all of your deposit accounts at the same insured bank, you don’t need to worry about your insurance coverage. Your deposits are fully protected under federal law because the basic insurance coverage is $100,000 per depositor per insured institution. You also may qualify for more than $100,000 in coverage at one insured bank. For example, the money you have in your individually owned accounts (not including your retirement accounts) is insured up to $100,000 separately from your share of any joint accounts at the same bank. Deposits designated to pass to named beneficiaries upon the death of the owner, such as in payable-on-death accounts, also can be insured for more than $100,000 under certain circumstances. And, some retirement accounts (notably Individual Retirement Accounts) are insured up to $250,000. ■
W elcome N eW m embers!
Winery Accounting & Compliance Jeremy Abbott, 707-945-0233 email@example.com www.thewacco.com Access Court Services Christopher Loizeaux, 707-255-4152 firstname.lastname@example.org
Automobile Dealers Attorneys Accounting Health Care Services
Bay Area Osteopathic Susan Cislo, 707-255-4172 email@example.com www.baodocs.com Augustine Ideas Erika Bjork, 916-774-9600 firstname.lastname@example.org www.augustineideas.com NVR Adventures Jason Rafael, 707-567-4371 email@example.com
Eagle Vines Grill Nicole Marino, 707-257-4470 firstname.lastname@example.org Frati Gelato Cafe’ Ron DeLay, 707-265-0265 www.fratigelatocafe.com The Thomas & Fagiani’s Bar Marion Emmanuelle, 707-226-7821 email@example.com www.thethomas-napa.com
Mercedes Benz of Fairfield David Long, 707-430-0101 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mercedesfairfield.com
K. Lawrence ~ Luxury & Lather 800 A School Street 707-255-4247
Bed & Breakfast Accommodations
Help Along The Way David Long, 707-434-9967 email@example.com www.helpalongtheway.net Decktime Candles LLC Bruce Riddell, 707-738-0373 firstname.lastname@example.org www.decktimecandles.com
Photographers Outdoors in Napa
Non Profit Organizations
Poor House Melissa Schmitt, 707-294-2066 email@example.com www.poorhousenapa.com
Wine Tasting Rooms
White House Inn & Spa Kim Fox, 707-254-9301 firstname.lastname@example.org www.whitehouseinnnapa.com
Bello Family Vineyards Chris Bello, 707-967-8833 email@example.com www.bellofamilyvineyards.com Mais Oui Spa Dennis Dhuning, 707-224-8500 firstname.lastname@example.org www.maisouispa.com Flex Wine Tours James Matuszewski, 707-815-8088 email@example.com www.flexwinetours.com
Comcast Geraldo Bayawa, 707-291-4372 firstname.lastname@example.org Comcast John Trujillo, 707-637-7669 email@example.com
Cable Television Services
Christine Tomlinson Photography 707-252-1333 firstname.lastname@example.org www.christinetomlinson.com
Design Showcase Cathy Reat, 707-255-7115 email@example.com www.designshowcasenapa.com
Hedgerow Property Management Mary Marsey, 707-254-1837 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hedgerowproperty.com
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Thanks again to all of our wonderful sponsors, golfers, silent auction donors, mixer attendees, volunteers and staff for a job well-done at the 16th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament!
After-Hours Mixer and Mini-Expo
MIXPO is a combined After -Hours Mixer with a Mini -Expo.
MIXPO... the Valley’s premier
Thursday, august 23, 2012
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott 101 Gateway Rd
For more information visit NapaChamber.com or call 707.226.7455
($30.00 - Future Members)
$10.00 - Members
$40.00 - Table Registration*
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To promote, support, and advocate for our members and strengthen the economic climate of the Napa Valley.
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• • • • • • Providing Network Building Opportunities to Create Business Relationships Representing the Interest of Business with Government Creating a Strong Local Economy Supporting a Sustainable Future Promoting the Community Political Action For membership information call Sherrell Harper - 707.257.4598
$30 Members $60 Future Members (covers all workshops)
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Business Develop & Dine
All Member Briefing
1556 First Street Napa Chamber Boardroom
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Save the date! Economic Summit
500 First Street (formerly Copia)
Compadres Rio Grille 505 Lincoln, Napa
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
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No fee to attend, register online at NapaChamber.com
Napa Chamber of Commerce STaFF
Chris Messina, President & CEO 707.254.1146 • Chris@NapaChamber.com Sherrell Harper, Membership Services 707.254.1142 • Sherrell@NapaChamber.com Paula Wick, Client Relation Services 707.226.7455 • Paula@NapaChamber.com Lynn Page, Operations Manager 707.254.1145 • Lynn@NapaChamber.com Angelica Mancuso Marketing & Communications Coordinator 707.254.1144 • Angie@NapaChamber.com
NaPa CHaMBER 2012 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Debra Dommen, Chair of the Board.......................................... Treasury Wine Estates Cherie Knox, Chair-Elect ........................................................... redwood Credit Union Ken Frank, Vice-Chair Advocacy .................................................La Toque Restaurant Kent Kuhlmann, Vice-Chair Resources ........................ Kuhlmann Associates Financial Richard Rybicki, Vice-Chair Membership ................................ Rybicki & Associates Pamela Gleeson, Treasurer ...........................................................Business Consultant Ryan Gregory, Immediate Past Chair ......................Riechers, Spence and Associates
NaPa CHaMBER BOaRd OF dIRECTORS
Scott Adams, Comcast; Tom Buck, Beau Wine Tours & Limousine Service; John Cardinale, State Farm Insurance; Sandy Elles, Napa County Farm Bureau; Jeri Gill, Sustainable Napa County; Clay Gregory, The Napa Valley Destination Council; Paul Hicks, Payroll Masters Inc; Cathy D’Angelo Holmes, Coldwell Banker Commercial; Bill Lockhart, Edward Jones; Barry Martin, City of Napa; Kevin Massie, Napa Ford Lincoln Mercury; Beth Painter, Balanced Planning; Linda Parks, Lixit Corp.; Jaime Penaherrera, Queen of the Valley Medical Center; Suzanne Shiff, Napa Valley Coalition of Nonprofit Agencies; Don Shindle, Westin Verasa Napa; Dr. Patrick Sweeney, Napa Valley Unified School District; Kevin Teague, Holman Teague Roche Anglin LLP.; Cindy Webber, Napa Valley Register, dba Napa Valley Publishing
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EDITOR: Angelica Mancuso Please email submissions to Angie@napachamber.com
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