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December 5, 2017

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November Events, News & Announcements

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Geyserville Chamber Members' Dinner December 12th!

IMG_0358Tickets are still available for the Geyserville Chamber dinner next Tuesday.  

Tuesday, December 12th
Social Hour:  6:15 to 7:00 pm
Dinner: 7:15 pm

Cooking This Month's Dinner:
Geyserville Christian Church

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Caesar Salad 
Roast Beef with Gravy
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  Green Beans Almondine
Holiday Cream Puff

Featuring Wines from 
Santa's Bag
(cellared wines from previous dinners) 
at dinner
We encourage you to bring your own wine glass.
 
This Month's Entertainment is
Hilary Marckx

We will be collecting unwrapped toys, canned food, and checks (to Geyserville Christian Church) for the Pastoral Fund that provides Christmas Baskets and funds for needs in our community at the holidays and beyond.  Thank you in advance for your generosity!

There will be a presentation of the Tractor Parade Perpetual Trophy, the winners prizes, and a special slide show from the event.  Don't miss it!




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Thank You Sonoma County! The Tree Lighting & Tractor Parade Was a Huge Success!

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2017 Tractor Parade--Number 103-Reuser_web150
2017 Tractor Parade--Number 122-back_web150
Photos courtesy of Rick Tang

Best of Show and WOW Factor Winner:  
Halvorsen Solar Service #110
Other Winners were:      
Best Large Tractor/Truck:  #103 Reuser, Inc.
Best Small Tractor/Truck:  #122 All Phase Excavating

The winners will each receive a Gift Basket provided by town folks donating special items and merchants with wine and gift certificates.  If you have something to add to the baskets please contact Kim Petersen--707-484-8343--she is collecting items now.

Awards will be presented at the Geyserville Chamber Dinner on Tuesday, December 12th.  All parade participants are welcome to attend.  Advance reservations are required (see above) or go online to the chamber website for details.

We would like to say a special "Thank You" to the following.  Without you this event would not be possible.

Karen Waelde, Event Coordinator

Emcees:  Senator Mike McGuire, Supervisor James Gore, Brian, Joe, Corin, Tracey--thank you for your wonderful spirit of enthusiasm in emceeing the Tractor Parade.  Well done!

California Highway Patrol:  Thank you for your great work in helping with the approximately 5,000 people who come to our little town.

Secret Judges:  Thank you for your partcipation in judging this year's 2017 Geyserville Tractor Parade--you had a very difficult job.

Committee & Workers Elves:  Thank you TEAM GEYSERVILLE.  You know who you are!  Thank you for making this year's event run so smoothly.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the next Geyserville Tree Lighting & Tractor Parade!

Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to all who participated in or attended. Geyserville thanks you all for your support!
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(Left) Senator Mike McGuire & Mrs. Clause help the Pedroncelli's celebrate the lighting of the tree that was donated by the Wilson Family again this year. (Right) Santa visits with a small admirer.
Photos courtesy of Rick Tang


Model Trains Spectacular at Healdsburg Museum through January 7th

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This year’s annual holiday exhibition arrives November 24, 2017 and runs, Wednesdays through Sundays 11:00am – 4:00pm, until January 7, 2018.  

The exhibit includes spectacular Lionel scale-model trains in small-town winter settings from the mid 1940s to the 1960s, famous passenger trains - Santa Fe El Capitan and New York Central’s 20th Century Limited, Southern Pacific and Northwest Pacific freight trains,tank and box cars carrying wines from Healdsburg’s Roma and Foppiano wineries, and Asti’s Italian Swiss Colony winery. Plus replicas of the Healdsburg Train Depot and the Roma winery building (now Hudson Street Wineries), town street, park and carnival animations celebrating the holidays, a hand-forged and painted, scale replica of an 1860s steam powered train sitting on a scale replica of the Healdsburg Railroad Bridge, with other trains and toys to complete the exhibit. 

The Lionel trains and accompanying scenes are from the collection of Wayne Padd. The hand-forged train from 1860 was created by Healdsburger Shirley Truitt.  Museum craftsman Jon Lacaillade made the railroad bridge model.
For more information contact the museum at:  info@healdsburgmuseum.org or (707) 431-3325 

www.healdsburgmuseum.org

New Chamber Board Members Elected

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If you missed the November Dinner meeting, you missed the presentation and election of the new Chamber Board for 2018. New board members are:
Joe Stewart of Geyserville Fire, John Reyes of W.C. Sanderson Ford, Danny Christensen of Geyserville Inn and Geyserville Grille, Victor Trentadue of Trentadue Winery, Dallas Saunders of Dallas Saunders Gallery, Lynn Holty of J. Rickards Winery, Vickie Norris of the Norris Group, and Kim Petersen new owner of Geyserville Coffee Company, Sydney Wilson of DeLorimier Winery, and Tony Bugica.

The Geyserville Chamber Board of Directors will take over the first of January and be installed by Supervisor James Gore at the January Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018!

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Handbook for Fire Victims

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There is a free handbook for fire victims, created by attorneys, to help them navigate life after the fires that have devastated our county.  You can read this 93 page pdf handbook online or print it using the link below.

Bookmobile in Geyserville 

BookmobileThe Bookmobile will be in downtown Geyserville again this month. They will be in their usual spot on Geyserville Avenue. 

Tuesday,
December 19th
5:00 pm to 6:30pm Geyserville Avenue Across from the Park & Ride lot


Congratulations to Geyserville's Spirit of Sonoma Honorees the Pedroncelli Family

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The Spirit of Sonoma Awards Luncheon will be held this year on December 8, 2017, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Double Tree Hotel in Rohnert Park. These awards honor those who "contribute to the economic development and enhancement of the communities in which they live, work, and conduct business". 

This year, the Geyserville Chamber of Commerce has chosen to honor the Pedroncelli Family for their consistent and constant contributions to our community.  

Upcoming Events

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November 24th through January 7th--
Model Train Spectacular, at Healdsburg Museum
December 2nd--
Alexander Valley Ladies Aid Christmas Bazaar, at Alexander Valley Community Church, 10:00 am
December 8th--
Spirit of Sonoma Luncheon, at Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
December 12th--
Geyserville Chamber of Commerce Members' Dinner, at Oriental Community Hall, 6:15 to 9:00 pm
December 19th--Free Bookmobile in Geyserville across from the Park & Ride, 5:00 to 6:30 pm



THANKS TO OUR CORPORATE GCC SPONSORS:

A Plus Locksmith

Big John's Market

California American
     Water

Four Seasons
     Vineyard
     Management

Francis Coppola
     Winery

Garzini Welding

Gehrett & Zunino
     Builders

Geyserville Inn &    
     Geyserville Grille

Golden Key Wealth
     Management

M. M. Miller
     Construction

North County
     Properties

River Rock Casino

Syar Industries, Inc.

The Ranch Sonoma
W.C. Sanderson

     Ford


Tel: (707) 276-6067
Email: moreinfo@geyservillecc.com



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Geyserville, California 95441
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