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Fairfax Voted Best Town in Marin - - - Again!

The annual Pacific Sun "Best in Marin" poll results placed Fairfax, for the fourth year in a row, as Best Marin Town, Not Your Own.

Town Center Plan - Workshop


On Saturday May 17th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Women's Club, the Fairfax Town Council will be holding the first community workshop to focus on development issues in the Town Center area.
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Chamber Board News 

Board Retreat and Monthly Meetings
The Board held a retreat early this year to develop strategic goals for how the Chamber can increase benefit to the town's business community.
Board meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month at the Fairfax Library, from 6:30-8:00pm.  Board meetings are always open to Chamber Members.

2014 Chamber Board Members 
David Smadbeck - Board President; Coldwell Banker, Sleeping Lady
Richard Pedemonte - Board Vice President; Pedemonte & Co.
David Haskell - Board Secretary & Treasurer;  Haskell & Assoc.
Kaz Begley; Hairfax
Morgan Hall; Morgan Hall Architect
Frank Lange; Alder Creek Consulting
Joelle Levy; Lola's Depot
Tami Lyon; First Federal Savings & Loan
Augie Venezia; Fairfax Lumber & Hardware
Chamber News 


Fairfax Brewfest
The Chamber hosted two events in the past month, the Annual Fairfax Brewfest and the Spring Mixer. Both were successful.

The Brewfest is a Chamber fundraiser and was a sold out event with over a thousand participants.

Chamber Spring Mixer
The Mixer, also with a full capacity attendance presented members of the board of the new Marin Museum of Bicycling that is now slated to open this summer on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Joe Breeze, Otis Guy and Marc Vendetti spoke about their vision for the museum and its place in the Fairfax  community.
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2014 "Only In Fairfax" Guide
     Ad Deadline:  May 9th 
Issue Date:  June 6th

The joint effort by the Pacific Sun and the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce to produce the next "Only in Fairfax" guidebook is well under way. 
It will be inserted into thousands of Pacific Suns on June 6th, and many more will be given away at the Fairfax Festival the following weekend. 
It will also be distributed by the Marin County Visitors & Convention Bureau, become part of the Town of Fairfax's welcoming package to new residents, and will be available at  businesses around town.

call:     415.485.6700
Ballot Measure "A"
Funding for Marin Free Library
Poll Results

The Chamber of Commerce is asked from time to time to endorse various people and issues. 
With the ease of email-based polling, the Chamber can have its members vote directly. 

Here are the results of the poll which closed earlier this week.
Should the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce endorse the renewal of Marin County
Measure A on the June 3, 2014 ballot to provide funding for the Marin County Free Library?
Poll Results:  93% Yes;  7% No

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New Website for Chamber
Oops - target date slipped but we are getting close.
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Member News & Announcements

Fairfax Volunteers Say:


"We know you love your show your love by committing to volunteer!  Take this opportunity to get involved."


Learn more or sign up:   


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Summer Camp for Tweens
June 16-23
Deer Park

Roots to Branches is pleased to offer the Roots Summer Camp for tween boys and girls in the context of Rites of Passage.
For more information:
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Fairfax Egg Hunt and Beyond
Sunday April 19th
10am sharp - Egg Hunt in Bolinas Park
1-4pm - Eggstravaganza in Peri Park
8-10pm - Movie in Contrati Park Ballfield
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Go for Green - Placard Program
A Program of the County of Marin 
Environmental Health Services Division

The County has put out a bulletin to "assist food facility owners and operators".  The program is intended to
1. Reduce food-borne illnesses
2. Increase compliance with food safety laws
3. Convey inspection results in a manner that is easy to interpret
MBA Candidate Offering
Free Energy Surveys
Gwen Corrie, an MBA candidate in Sustainable Enterprises at Dominican University is offering free energy surveys to small businesses as part of the Net Impact Chapter at Dominican University.  The program may help uncover energy bill savings.
Community Wellness Center
An Introduction by David Kitts 

The Wellness Center, located on Center Blvd., provides a wide range of health & wellness services at affordable prices. 
For more information visit
or call 415-419-5397
or click the link below to read David's letter.
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