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— APRIL 16, 2014 —

NEWS FROM MARINA CHAMBER

NEXT TUESDAY! April 22nd from 5:30PM to 7:30PM—Mundo’s 2 Ribbon Cutting and Mixer! Please join the Chamber in welcoming Eli Mundo and his restaurant Mundos 2 to the City of Marina (3156 Del Monte Blvd. (831) 236-1433. We will be celebrating with delicious Mundos snacks and wine, a ribbon cutting and raffles. We hope to see you there! $10 for Chamber members and $15 for potential members.

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2014 Flavors of Marina
GET YOUR TICKETS!! Thursday, May 8th from 5:30PM to 8:30PM at The Carpenter’s Union Hall (910A 2nd Avenue, Marina)—The 9th Annual INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS OF MARINA – Food, Wine & Beer Tasting!
Join the Marina Chamber and Marina’s finest restaurants, food and beverage providers and Monterey County wineries for this special Marina event. The event features tasting fine local food, beer and wine, a silent auction, raffles and more! If you are interested in donating a silent auction item to promote your business, click here. Tickets are $35 per person in advance and $45 at the door, and are limited! For information visit the Flavors Web Page or email the Chamber at info@marinachamber.com.

NEWS FROM MARINA CHAMBER MEMBERS

THIS SUNDAY! April 20th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at the Marina Village Shopping Center (215 Reservation Road, Marina)—Annual Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Marina Certified Farmers' Market! Come enjoy a farmers' market Easter scavenger hunt leading families through a maze of fresh produce and spring flowers learning along the way about fresh fruits and vegetables and local family farmers. If you arrive at the end children receive a special gift for the market. Event is free to the public. Our goal is to promote healthy living. For more information call (831) 384-6961. On Sunday May 11th from 12:00-12:45PMSolar Powered Coffee Roasting Demo! Learn the basics of roasting coffee at home from an experienced pro who started as a home roaster in 2002. A batch of coffee will be roasted, methods for roasting at home will be discussed, and a free handout with web links will be provided. Many varieties of green coffee beans will be available for purchase from the Hidden Fortress Coffee booth next to the demo. Demo by Amelia Loftus – farmer, coffee roaster, and author of Sustainable Home Brewing. Click here for the website. Event is free to the public. For more information call (831)384-6961.

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DEADLINE: Friday, April 25th at 5:00PM—THE CITY OF MARINA is extending the filing deadline for applications for the Economic Development Commission – 1 Seat. Interested individuals for City Commissions must be residents and registered voters of the City of Marina. Although applications may be submitted at any time, the extended filing deadline to interview for these openings is 5:00PM Friday, April 25, 2014. For more information, visit the City of Marina web site.

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Saturday, April 26th at 7:30PM—SpectorDance Presents an Evening of Food, Live Music, Dance, and a Celebration of John Steinbeck!
The evening will feature live acoustic folk music from Boston’s Flynn Cohen & Liz Simmons of “Annalivia”, Figures in the Dust inspired by John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath in honor of the 75th anniversary of the novel, SpectorDance Youth Company, and wine & food catered by Selene! Tickets are available by calling (831) 384-1050 or online at www.brownpapertickets.com. General $20, Children 12 and under and seniors 65+ $15. Advance Purchase Special (by April 20, 2014) General $15. Click here for the complete Press Release (PDF). Monday, June 30th through Sunday, August 3rd—Summer at SpectorDance! Register Now! Weekly classes, workshops, guest artists, performances, and more! EARLY BIRD SPECIAL—Sign up for classes by April 1st and receive a 15% tuition discount! Click here for Summer 2014 Schedule.

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Marina At Play 2014

THERE IS STILL TIME to become a Partner of ‘Marina at Play’!! The ‘Marina at Play’ Partnership Program strengthens community bonds, creates new ones, and leverages resources for a common purpose. It provides a unique avenue to support your community and promote your business by donating monetarily at several levels. The program is renewable every calendar year. Why donate? To insure and support the continuation and enhancement of activities that make a difference in the lives of the youth, teens, and seniors of this community. Recreation provides a vital link in the developement of physical, social, creative, emotional and intellectual potential and values. Recreation programs develop skills in art, crafts, sports, and other positive activities for lifelong learning. Recreation offers positive opportunities, promotes exercise, reduces crime, and brings communities together. We create community through people, parks, and programs. To find out how you can be a part of the program, contact tsiegrist@ci.marina.ca.us (831) 760-6502 and jgonzales@ci.marina.ca.us (831) 760-0280. Click here for the Program Partnership Form.

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NEED MARINA VISITOR GUIDES?
 The Marina Chamber Visitors Guide highlights attractions and things to do in and around Marina, California. E-mail the Chamber at info@marinachamber.com to request Visitors Guides (50-100 guides per business can be provided while supplies last).

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MEMBERS, ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HOSTING A CHAMBER MIXER
to promote your business in 2014? If so, please email to info@marinachamber.com.

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