Movers & Shakers
Thanks for helping celebrate our 24th Annual Spirit of Marin Awards!
On Friday, October 6th, we were joined by more than 500 local business professionals as the Bank honored the achievements and volunteer spirit of 13 local businesses and business citizens, as chosen by the Marin County Chambers of Commerce.
View more photos and the complete list of this year’s Honorees at: SPIRITOFMARIN.COM
Running Fun in the Island Sun
Our 2nd Annual Alameda Running Festival is in the books. Thanks to the more than 1500 runners who came out over two days and 4 different race routes, all in support of Alameda Meals on Wheels, Alameda Education Foundation and the Alameda community. Hope to see you all again next year!
And they’re off!
On Sunday, May 21st, runners of all ages and abilities came out to conquer the hilly roads of Novato at our 2nd Annual RunFest. Thanks to everyone who participated–including elite runners Alysia Montano & Sara Hall, our volunteers & sponsors–to help support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Petaluma. Get your results.
Thanks to our friends at Bread & Roses, we enjoyed a magical evening with rock music icon Graham Nash at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley.
It was great to see the excitement and enthusiasm on the faces of the students from Garfield Elementary who participated in a hands-on STEM program aboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.
Connecting Businesses with Today’s Thought Leaders
Economist Micah Weinberg offered his view of the Bay Area economy and the impact of the current national climate at “Outlook 2017,” our annual economic breakfast.
Living Up to Your Brand Promise
At this year’s “Impact Marin,” five local CEOs had an engaging conversation on how they built successful, thriving businesses by staying true to their company visions. Joining the Bank’s Russ Colombo was Helen Russell, Equator Coffees & Teas; Albert Straus, Straus Family Creamery; Jamie Pardi, FanCompass and Kevin Cleary, ClifBar.
Reading is fun in Oakland!
Through our commitment to the Oakland Public Education Fund, we’ve adopted Garfield Elementary, one of the largest and oldest schools in Oakland. In February, several members of the Bank’s East Bay team joined teachers and students at Garfield for our first Read In, exploring African American Literature.
“Just a couple of stories…”
Hear from Duane Kuiper, former major leaguer and long-time San Francisco Giants broadcaster as he speaks to our Advisory Board on how “you need to be specific in broadcasting.”