Business of the Month:

 The Ranch

 The Ranch, Tiburon Belvedere Recreation Department, provides recreation activities and facilities on the Tiburon peninsula. Under executive director, Cathleen Andreucci, The Ranch has grown from one full-time youth supervisor and five part-time employees to12 full-time and eight part-time personnel and as The Ranch. It also settled on a new tag line: ‘The Way We Live Today.’
Each week, The Ranch serves an average of 1,000 kids in more than 80 classes and over 500 adults. For more information on The Ranch and the broad a variety of classes it offers, click here.

 Chamber Mixer

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
5:30 to 7 pm
Pedego Electric Bikes
10 Main Street
Tiburon, CA 94920
Pedego Electric Bikes hosts the Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's April mixer! This is a great opportunity to learn about Pedego's electric bicycle sales, rentals, tours, accessories, and service. The best way to discover all the breathing views and hidden vistas of the Tiburon peninsula is from the seat of a Pedego electric bike, just like a regular bike…only better. Come try a bike. Hello fun!

Tiburon Chamber happy hour (& a half) mixers are community events designed to bring locals & businesses together in an informal, social setting. They’re a great way to meet neighbors & friends, old & new.

Be sure to bring your business cards… addition to networking, you’ll want to enter the business card raffle for a chance to win some amazing prizes. Bring a prize for the business card raffle and introduce your business to the crowd!

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

Essentials Seminar Series for Small Business Owners

April 5

Marketing Your Business for Results

Are you asking yourself what you need to do to effectively market your business? Are you wondering what’s new in marketing trends? In this presentation, you will learn:
Ten steps you can take to boost your online presence
How to better utilize social media, video, and paid advertising
How to get your website found by search engines

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 11:45 – 1:00 - networking after
Location: Corte Madera Town Center, Suite 201 (Community Room)
770 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA

Carolyn Kohler is a content writer who specializes in search engine optimization. She crafts website text that tells the world how extraordinary her clients are at what they do and transforms their websites into magnets for new business.

Lisa Taylor Powers
 is a marketing strategist who ​takes a holistic viewpoint of a brand/business to provide tailored ​solutions to help them grow. Having an objective viewpoint of a business while observing the talent in entrepreneurs is what she does best.

Presentations for small business owners are co-sponsored by the Corte Madera, Mill Valley, San Rafael and Tiburon Chambers of Commerce. There will be no charge for affiliated chamber members and $5 for non-members. No need to RSVP.
Citizen of the Year 2016
  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, the founder of the Tiburon Classic Car Show and the Francis O'Neill Irish Music Festival is being honored for the many outstanding ways he has found to give back to our community.To learn more, click here.

Join us for a special lunch to toast and roast Citizen of the Year Tom O'Neill, at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 2, at the San Francisco Yacht Club. For tickets to the Luncheon, click here.

Tiburon Wine Festival
Saturday, May 20, 2017
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 tickets to 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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