Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
Business Bulletin
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Summer 2015
Major Events
Saturday June 6th
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Marin Museum of Bicycling

Tuesday June 9th 5-7pm
Summer Mixer
Fairfax Chamber of Commerce

Saturday & Sunday  June 13th & 14th
Fairfax Festival & EcoFest
Fairfax Parks & Rec

Saturday July 25th  2-6pm
Fairfax Wine Stroll
Fairfax Chamber of Commerce

Saturday July 25th  2-6pm
Streets For People
Sustainable 'Fairfax

In This Issue
2015 Pacific Sun Winner  
(Other Than Your Own) 
5th Year in a Row 
Once again Fairfax has been voted the Best Marin Town - Other Than Your Own.  This is the 5th year in a row that the town has received this accolade from the rest of Marin. Congratulations to ... All of Us!
Include Your Business In 
The Fairfax Wine Stroll

Saturday July 25th  2-6pm

The Chamber of Commerce is organizing the second annual Fairfax Wine Stroll. The event will bring hundreds of folks into town, strolling around, checking out shops and restaurants hosting wineries.
Organic and local wineries will be represented and accompanying small bites will be served.

3 Ways For Businesses to Participate
  • Host a Winery in Your Store or Restaurant
  • Be A Sponsor
  • Volunteer at the Event
For more information please contact:                                  www.fairfaxwinestroll.com
Bob Kopelman
bob@fairfaxchamberca.com                                           Like us on Facebook415-637-1978
New Board Members 
The Chamber of Commerce Board has added new members that expand the types of businesses represented on the board, and our abilities to get more accomplished.

Kiki La Porta
Kiki is the owner of DesCom Studios, a graphic design, marketing and communications company.  Kiki is returning to the board after a one year hiatus. 

Mar Oscategui
Mar is the owner of Marin Business Sanctuary located in School Street Plaza. Mar is a business coach, author and teacher.

Teya Chavez
Teya is the owner of Sol Studios, also located in School Street Plaza.. Sol Studios offers classes and workshops in yoga, dance, health and healling.

Facebook - Chamber Member Spotlights 
Like us on Facebook and start seeing our posts.
Check out all the "Member Spotlights", posts about the businesses and their owners in town, with a new one every few days. 
Thanks Mar Oscategui for energizing the Chamber's Facebook page.

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Lamppost Banners Going Up on SFD 


Look for this series of Chamber of Commerce banners going up on Sir Francis Drake Blvd, opposite the Parkade.   

Sidewalk Flower Pots  
Available to Place in Front of Your Store
The Chamber has extra  flowerpots that can be placed in front of your store.  
You can choose to either maintain them yourself, or the Chamber will provide one year maintenance contracts for $60 per year, per pot.  That includes everything EXCEPT watering.

Please let Bob know if you are interested in having one or more pots placed in front of your business.

Bob Kopelman
Renaissance Marin
Entrepreneurship Center

The Renaissance Center is a resource for all of Marin that provides a range of programs, workshops, business counseling and other services for small business owners.
Tonight's program (April 29th', is "Access to Capital - Fund Your Business Now"Click Here for a last minute sign-up.

"Launched in partnership with the Marin Community Foundation, Renaissance Marin was born to provide critical access to training, resources and support services designed to help aspiring and established local entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of small business success and financial independence.

For more information visit:   www.rencentermarin.org
Chamber's 2015 Spring Mixer
Held at 19 Broadway

Photos by Nicole Ryan
Wonderful Event --- Enjoyed by Over 60 Attendees
Town & County Officials Presented Their Insights and Vision