Chamber Networking Mixer

Wednesday, August 24

The annual August Mixer at The Boardwalk is always an incredible event, and this year, with the theme, "Let There Be August," will be no exception. The food will be from Rustic Bakery. In addition to snow on the Boardwalk(!), there will be a prize for the Most Creative Over-the-Top Hat.  

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Belvedere Land Company
  The Courtyard
Boardwalk Shopping Center

1550 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920

Bring a prize for the business card raffle and introduce your business to the crowd! Chamber mixers are open to the public and are a great way to meet your neighbors and your local merchants and business owners. 

$10 members | $15 non members
Great Food & Drink | Business Card Raffle | Networking Opportunities

 Business of the Month:

Zohre Grothe, Marin Land Company

Zohre Grothe is our chamber's very first ambassador. The local realtor, CEO and owner of Marin Land Company, will chair the newly created Ambassador Committee, an appointed group which will serve as the backbone of the chamber's membership programs and provide a crucial link between the chamber, its members and the community at large. Zohre is a licensed California Realtor and member of the Marin (MAR), San Francisco and California Association of Realtors (CAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) as well as a professional interior designer. To learn more, click here.

Citizen of the Year
Tom O'Neill
  Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen-of-the-Year, Tom O’Neill, says that over time, one develops a desire to give back some of the benefits that a wonderful community like ours provides for its residents. Tom is being honored for the many outstanding ways he has found to give back to our community.

Though he says he always thought awards were for other people, this year, Tom, the award is for you, with thanks for all you do for our community.
To learn more, click here.

Seminar Series for Small Businesses

A Better Way to Close The Deal

August 3, 2016
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the Corte Madera, Mill Valley & San Rafael Chambers of Commerce to introduce a new Seminar Series for Small Business Owners. Aimed at small business owners and professionals, the seminars are held on the first Wednesday of every other month from noon to  1 pm. The seminars are free for members of the participating Chambers and $10 for non members.

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 - networking after
Location: Corte Madera Town Center Community Room – in the office building at the south end of the center, between AT&T and Schwab
770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201
Come hear the presentation, and then shop for fresh produce at the Farmers Market or have lunch at one of the Town Center’s restaurants!

Every business needs to continuously gain new clients and customers. Are you tired of spending time following up with people who just don’t get back to you? Would you like to learn how to tell right away if someone is truly interested in what you have to offer? Would you like to learn a system that will help you be more effective, time efficient, and help you close more deals?

Presenter: Linda Palermo, Sandler Training

Linda Palermo, owner of Sandler Training in San Rafael, has been in sales for over 20 years. She is a trainer and coach with Sandler Training, a leading global training organization. Linda loves to work with professionals, business owners and sales people who are ready to make significant change. She works with them on their self-beliefs, behaviors and technique in order to achieve more business success.

Leukemia SUP Cup

Tiburon Waterfront Standup Paddle Board Race

August 7, 2016

Join us Sunday, August 7, at 10 am, as we race to raise funds to find a cure for blood cancers. Race along the Tiburon waterfront. Course options for every experience level. Registration is limited. Please register today!

Tiburon Wine Festival
Saturday, May 14, 2016
1 to 4 pm

One of the Bay Area’s premier wine events, the Tiburon Wine Festival pairs 60 of the finest wineries with 20 of the area’s most popular local restaurants to create a unique wine tasting experience that sells out every year. Located in downtown Tiburon, the festival boasts beautiful views of San Francisco and the Bay, live music and a spectacular silent auction with one of kind experiences and special wines from participating wineries. This is a great opportunity to try some amazing wines and the meet and learn from the winemakers themselves!

Click here for more information about the Tiburon Wine Festival.

For more information, click here Tiburon Wine Festival

What to Do on the Tiburon Peninsula

Tiburon's fascinating history and natural beauty also provide a variety of unique attractions. In Tiburon, the 1884 Tiburon Railroad-Ferry Depot Museum-the only dual-use railroad terminal to survive west of the Hudson River-is on the National Register of Historic Places. Old St. Hilary's, a Carpenter Gothic church set in the midst of a wildflower preserve, was built in 1888 and offers stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge.

Ark Row, former houseboats on Tiburon Lagoon before it was filled in the 1940s, now houses restaurants and shops along upper Main Street. Tiburon Playhouse, site of the Tiburon International Film Festival, shows first-run domestic and foreign films.

And in Belvedere, the China Cabin is the restored Social Saloon of the SS China (1866), a national maritime monument with a gilded Victorian drawing room. Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society


No time? No muscles? No matter. Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve, a tiny preserve tucked into a shady canyon along Paradise Drive, offers a very easy, 0.7 mile loop trail that's perfect for a quick hike or a leisurely wildflower walk. This little-known gem wanders through a thick forest of California bay, climbs moderately through woods with coast live oak and toyon, then segues to grassland, crossing a seasonal creek en route.

Angel Island State Park

For a short course in California history, board the Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry for the 10-minute boat trip to Ayala Cove, entry to Angel Island State Park. From here the 740-acre mountain island encompasses the history of the Golden State from its Coast Miwok beginnings to the Army presence through the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and most recently, as a NIKE missile base. Immigration's pivotal role comes to life at the Immigration Station, where thousands of mostly Chinese immigrants were detained-and some denied entrance to the United States-during a period of exclusionary immigration laws.

Directions to the Tiburon Peninsula

After exiting Highway 101, take Tiburon Boulevard (Highway 131) east until you reach the tip of the peninsula. As you approach Main Street, the downtown hub, you'll find the Boardwalk Shopping Center on the right and Point Tiburon Plaza to the left. 

Park your car at one of the several lots downtown. Tiburon is a pleasantly walkable destination. For a helpful map, pick up a self-guided historical walking tour brochure (free) from the Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society in the Donohue Building on Paradise Drive or visit the Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce office at 96B Main Street.

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