C a l i f o r n i a L a n d s c a p e C o n t r a c t o r s A s s o c i a t i o n
JANUARY 2010 • Vol. 34, Issue No. 1
w w w. c l c a s f b a . o r g San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
A tradition of excellence.
Save the Date: January 14:
Hockey Night WEBify Your Business
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CLCA Hockey Night is back by popular
demand! Come watch the San Jose Sharks
Are clients finding YOU online? Attend our January dinner meeting to hear
take on the Colorado Avalanche Sunday,
our guest speaker Patrick Schwerdtfeger discuss strategies to finding new
March 28, 2010. Game time is 5:00 p.m. at
clients on the internet. Patrick will share actual case histories where these
HP Pavilion. It will be getting close to the
end of the regular season on March 28. San
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Jose could be battling Colorado for the #1 Patrick Schwerdtfeger’s educational podcasts have been downloaded over
spot in the Western Conference or 60,000 times in 27 countries and he has spoken for audiences in the United
struggling to get into the playoffs! You States, Canada, Europe and South America. He is the author of “Webify Your
never know. Any way you look at it, it will Business – Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed” as well as
be a fantastic time with your CLCA friends “Make Yourself Useful-Marketing in the 21st Century”.
and family and sure to be an exciting Join us for this exciting evening of professional networking and cutting-
hockey game! Look for more details in edge internet marketing strategies. Don’t miss out on this important step in
January. any company’s marketing in 2010 and beyond.
Courtesy of your hockey event committee!
When: Thursday, January 14, 2010
5:30 p.m. cocktails and social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner
Place: Michael’s at Shoreline • (650) 962-1014
2960 North Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA
Menu: •New York Steak in a Peppercorn Sauce
•Breast of Chicken al Marsala
•Broiled Salmon with Lemon Beurre Blanc
•Spinach and Cheese Tortellini Alfredo
Cost: $30/Person. A reduced cost for this event.
The Chapter Holiday Party at Gilroy Gardens RSVP: Make your reservations and menu choice with
was a smashing success, and just a whole lot of Dale vonDohren at (408) 266-7785 or e-mail
fun as evidenced by Alice Domine and Jenna email@example.com.
Joseph and their new friends, Charlie Brown and
Directions: See Michael’s web site for directions from your location:
Linus. See page 5 for more photos and the story.
2009 SF Bay Area Chapter Contacts
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Bayscape Management, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
P artners for S uccess
A Message from the President
Join the Excitement, Get
handed and will happily accept any help
for any event. I guarantee “you will get
back more than what you give to CLCA.”
That’s one common phrase I hear repeated
PRESIDENT Involved and Reap the Benefits!
By Rob Leuer, Bamboo Pipeline Inc. by long time members. I’ll never forget Joe
(650) 964-1078 Tanouye’s inspiring speech as he accepted
Camin Landscaping email@example.com
This important program helps to make possible many of our Chapter’s activities including By Rick Camin, Camin Landscaping
his 50th year membership plaque and told
the Dinner Meetings, Awards Night, Holiday Party, Golf Tournament, Garden Tour, Pop the champagne, it’s a brand new year! CLCA events and witness this for yourself! the crowd that joining CLCA was “the best
Boething Treeland Farms CCook@boethingtreeland.com
Education, and Student Sponsorship. We would like to thank the following for their Happy New Year! Needless to say, last year business decision he ever made in his life.”
Join the Excitement
VICE PRESIDENT commitment to Partners For Success in 2009: He encouraged new members to participate
was very challenging for everyone. If you
Our chapter calendar is filled with fun and
JAMES WALKER in CLCA in order to reap the greatest
didn’t personally suffer from one of the
exciting events including dinner meetings,
TREASURER DIAMOND worst economic crisis of our era, I’m sure rewards. I couldn’t have said it better
the awards banquet and chapter picnic. At
myself. Thanks Joe!
Crosby Landscaping firstname.lastname@example.org
NATE CROSBY Delta Bluegrass, Hunter Industries, The Garden Route, Pacific Nurseries, Arborwell, you know someone who was deeply
our dinner meetings this year, we are going
Lyngso Garden Materials, FX Luminaire, Landscape Contractors Insurance Services affected by it. I have friends who have lost
to focus on bringing you quality speakers to Reap the Benefits
their homes and jobs. However, one great Group insurance, education and networking
Integrity Landscape Services
LARRY SCOTT help build back your business while
thing about life is the opportunity to start are all great benefits. But personally, I
Colony Landscape, Samscaping, Inc., New Earth Nursery, Bobcat West, The Grass Farm, keeping the dinner meal costs down. This
fresh again. I will always remember one reaped the most benefits when I joined the
Peninsula Building Materials will hopefully boost dinner meeting
Bamboo Pipeline email@example.com
story my dad told me about one miserable chapters’ board of directors and made the
attendance which will increase the value of
GOLD day running a landscape job (from morning commitment to get involved. I have met so
networking with associate, affiliate and
Modern Landscaping, Coney Landscaping, Bamboo Pipeline
LESLEY PETERS until dusk) where everything that could go many incredible individuals who constantly
fellow contractor members.
GARDEN TOUR wrong went horribly wrong. It was so bad inspire me to grow as a leader, but most
The Achievement Awards Program is
(650) 948-7858 APLD, Leo and Charlene Ott, Jolee Horne Landscape Design that he actually looked up to the sky and importantly, as a person. Literally, CLCA
CHARLENE OTT our biggest event every year. I am so
prayed, “GOD, I’m sorry about whatever I has changed my life for the better. That’s a
AUXILIARY VICE PRESIDENT
STUDENT SPONSORS thankful to past awards chair Craig Rapp
did to deserve this day.” Then my dad powerful statement but I wouldn’t say it if
for twisting my arm to enter my first project
DIANA WHITNEY Girvin Peters Landscape, EvLand LLC
looked straight at me and said with a warm it weren’t true. Also, I have the privilege of
a couple of years ago. I was very fortunate
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS smile, “But, the next day I woke up to a attending state events such as the
to win first place. This gave me great
JILL HERTZER The Village Gardener, Inc., Valley Crest, Lyngso Garden Materials brand new day and everything was fine
STUDENT CLUB PRESIDENT
confidence that I could compete with the Leadership Conference (held this month)
again.” I think the lesson my dad was and the opportunity to listen to impressive
VAL VANCE firstname.lastname@example.org
best landscape contractors in our chapter. If
Thanks again to all of our partners. Remember to support those who support your Chapter. trying to tell me was not to let one bad day
BAY BREEZE EDITOR
you have never entered a project in the keynote speakers who help me build my
voice (530) 621-1701
If you would like to become involved with this important program, please contact Rob spoil the beauty of life. After such a rotten business and improve my leadership skills.
Awards Program, this is me twisting your
Jerrie Beard & Associates fax (530) 621-2043
Leuer at (510) 896-5985 or email: rleuer@bamboopipeline. And, don’t forget, we can accept day, life could only get better.
arm and telling you that you will never There are so many other benefits CLCA
payments via MasterCard or Visa. Every year, it is important to set a theme offers. You will discover these rewards once
for the chapter. Last year, the theme was you start participating.
CLCA State Headquarters One thing I never regret is over eating
1491 River Park Drive, Ste. 100
“Participation leads to lifelong friendships.” I invite all chapter members to “Join the
every year at the Chapter Picnic in
Sacramento CA 95815-8899 I came up with this theme based on my excitement, Get Involved and Reap the
(916) 830-2780 • (800) 448-2522
September. For me, nothing beats family,
personal experience while attending CLCA Benefits”. The year 2009 is over, finished,
(916) 830-2788 Fax • email: email@example.com
friends and a BBQ, so I look forward to the
events. It has always been a joy for me to kaput, stick a fork in it! I plan on waking
Chapter Picnic every year at a local park.
CLCA Mission Statement hear long time members tell their stories of up January 1st with a warm smile knowing
The day is filled with great food, the
The California Landscape Contractors Association how they became best of friends with each 2009 is behind us, and it’s time to start a
serves the interests of its members, promotes horseshoe competition, dessert contest and
other. I would constantly hear them burst brand new year when everything will be
professionalism, and advances public awareness of plenty of games for the kids. Come join the
the landscape industry. out laughing as they relived CLCA events fine again.
excitement and see for yourself the fun and
The CLCA SFBA Chapter newsletter is published month- that happened decades ago.
value CLCA events bring you.
ly. Copy and advertising deadlines are the 10th of the One of the best events I attended last
month preceding publication. Please send all copy, Get Involved
black & white photos, line art and ad materials to: Jerrie year was the Women’s Auxiliary Potluck. I
Beard & Associates, 1024 Simon Dr., Ste. F, Placerville was the last person to leave (around I learned one of the best ways to meet
CA 95667. Emailed submissions are also welcome at fellow members is to get involved. You can
firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on advertis- midnight) because I had so much fun going
ing and rates, contact Jerrie Beard at (530) 621-1701. through yearbooks dating back more than get involved by joining one of many
Articles submitted are subject to approval and modifi- thirty years. So many of the people in those committees that need your help to run an
cation. Chapter or Editor are not liable for misprints or event such as the Awards, Garden Tour,
errors, and do not necessarily agree with opinions year book pictures were at the potluck,
expressed in byline articles. Articles may be used by having the best of times together again. Education, Chapter Project and Events.
other CLCA chapter newsletters, giving proper credit to Committee chairpersons are always short-
But, don’t take my word for it. Come to
2 • January 2010 CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter www.clcasfba.org January 2010 • 3
Treasurer: Nate Crosby
Chapter Holiday Party Really
FEBRUARY 4 Vice President: James Walker
2010 he Board Meets President: Rick Camin Lights Up the Season!
9 A.M. By Nate Crosby Associate Liaison: Rob Leuer
TO By Sabrina Domine
5 P.M. The SFBA Chapter
Craig Rapp reported that planning has Twas two weeks before Christmas, when all across the bay,
board met Nov. 18, at
530-458-3190 begun for the dinner meetings for 2010. CLCA members were planning their day.
www.norcaltradeshow.org Peninsula Building
Membership Gilroy Gardens -- the destination this year,
Materials Showroom, 2490 Charleston
was sure to bring joy and lots of good cheer;
Road, Mountain View. Meeting Called to Rick Camin reported on behalf of Above: Autumn Sargent, Cathy Mueller,
Arriving at 4, before it got dark,
Order at 5:33 p.m. by Rick Camin, chapter membership that there are four new Robin Burns, Robert and Kevin Burns
we had a few hours to enjoy the park.
president. Chapter members since September. get into the holiday spirit.
The grounds were all festive and lights lined the street.
Roll Call Foothill College Student Club
All who attended were in for a treat!
Craig Rapp, Val Vance, Michelle Chu, Val Vance updated the Board regarding the Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and of course Charlie Brown,
Charlene Ott, Bob Kirtley, Kevin Burns, Student Club monthly Board meetings and greeted all the members and families around.
James Walker, Michael Gladden, Rick latest events. Driving old-fashioned cars, walking candy cane lane,
Camin, and Nate Crosby Chapter Project still nothing could beat rides on Santa’s train!
New Business James Walker is excited to begin planning
Rick Camin led a discussion regarding the the upcoming 2010 Chapter project. Above: Ernst and Brigette Lehmann.
happenings during the State Convention. It Education
was noted that 13 of the State Trophy Nate Crosby reported that the committee is
Awards were presented to members within in the planning phase for 2010 seminars.
the CLCA-SFBA Chapter.
State Events Trees, flowers and gardens all covered in lights,
Michelle Chu reported that the 2010 CLCA we strolled through the park as the day turned to night. Above: Chapter President Rick Camin
Nate Crosby presented the October 2009 Leadership Conference is to be held in Our bellies were filled with this holiday cheer, with his son John and wife Marina.
Board Meeting Minutes. The Board January in San Francisco. and the hour of the feast was still drawing near.
reviewed the Minutes. A motion was made
Awards Having some time before dinner to spare,
by Craig Rapp and seconded by Bob Kirtley
Bob Kirtley reported that the Awards we jumped on Balloon Flight, a ride in the air.
to approve the Minutes. The motion passed.
Committee is planning a great venue and Stuffing in every last ounce of fun,
Treasurer's Report The time for feasting had quickly begun.
event for 2010.
James Walker presented the October 2009 There’s turkey! There’s green beans! There’s gravy and
Unlicensed Operator Task Force
Treasurer’s Report. The Board reviewed the stuffin’!
Report. A motion was made by Michelle Kevin Burns provided updates of the
Garlic mashed potatoes straight out of the oven!
Chu and seconded by Craig Rapp to California State Licensing Board (CSLB)
A wonderful meal with plenty of food,
approve the Treasurer’s Report. The motion and the Economic and Employment
we couldn’t suspend our jovial moods.
passed. Enforcement (Triple E) Coalition for
Spending time with each other in a remarkable place,
potential actions in 2010.
Slate of Officers for 2010 was surely the thing that brought the night grace.
Secretary: Larry Scott Rick Camin adjourned the meeting at 7:02 p.m. Food and friends weren’t the only arrangement,
the Peanuts Gang jumped on stage for some more
License No. 0755906 entertainment!
Singing Christmas songs and dancing around,
Ron E. Pohndorf a smile on everyone’s face could be found.
Account Executive Sounds of laughter and joy from the park gates sang;
that night, I would say, went off with a bang!
Many thanks to all those who put this together,
Juan Gonzalez 12750 Guard Rd. Charlene Ott, Alice Domine…and a few others.
LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS INSURANCE SERVICES INC. (209) 810-3992 Lodi CA 95242 Leslie Peters, Carmen Biland, we had a good time!
1835 North Fine Avenue • Fresno, California 93727-1617 email@example.com (800) 588-6882 What a great way to end 2009!
(559) 297-9484 • (800) 628-8735 • FAX (559) 297-4558 www.agsod.com From my family to yours, I’d like you to hear:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a great year!”
Growers of Quality Bluegrass, Fescue & Bermuda Sod
4 • January 2010 CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter www.clcasfba.org January 2010 • 5
‘10 Chapter Project: Call for Projects
W omen’s Auxiliary Report
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a Treasurer: Charlene Ott joined in November. I invite everyone to
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the
California Landscape Contractors
Association is now accepting applications
2. Design/Pictures: Is there a design
available or do we need to provide one?
happy, healthy and stress-free holiday Secretary: Jill Hertzer come to our first Auxiliary meeting on for a small community landscape project. Pictures?
The Chapter Project is our annual event 3. Timing: How soon is the project ready
season. Maybe the economy improved Auditor/Bylaws: Mary Cohen Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 p.m. The
where our members graciously donate their to go?
and 2010 started off with a bang for you Monthly baskets: Diana Whitney place is still to be determined. We will be
time and expertise to build a garden in one 4. Funds/Budget: Are there any funds
and your business. Let’s hope so! 2010 Holiday Party: OPEN discussing events for the year. If you have
day that fills a need in our community. Last available?
The CLCA holiday party at Gilroy College Enrichment: Mary Cohen never attended a meeting before and
year, we built a Sustainable Children’s 5. Support Staff: Is there a support network
Gardens was wonderful. Thank you Historian: OPEN would like to come, we would love to
Garden at Bracher Elementary School in within the organization to provide Part of the crew working on last year’s project.
Charlene Ott for organizing such a fun Potluck: Toni VonDohren have you. Invitations will go out in the Santa Clara. The project was a huge success! lunches, drinking water, etc.
event. The lights twinkled and the group Picnic: Charlene Ott and mail after the holidays. The Auxiliary is a I want to thank everyone who participated. 6 Facilities: Are there restroom facilities Project is a one-day event, usually in April
was merry. I found I could admire the Alice Domine fun group of men and women working Below is the criteria sheet which serves available? Debris Box? Storage Access? or early May, but takes six months to plan
unusual trees more easily with them lit up Something Special: Mike Hertzer together to help the chapter and promote as the application. When submitting a Electricity? and organize. I encourage anyone who is
and dormant. Charlie Brown and his gang Sunshine: OPEN education and friendship. If you would project, please answer each question in 7. Maintenance: How will maintenance be interested in joining the committee to please
made several appearances to entertain us. Membership: Lesley Peters like to know more about the Women’s letter form. If you know of a project that handled short-term, long-term? contact James.
may meet the following criteria, please pass 8. Exposure: Is the project located in an area James Walker
It was a relaxing way to start the holiday LEAF raffle: Vicky Parrott Auxiliary, please contact me at 650-941-
this along to the organization and submit an with high visibility? Will we get any Landsculpt Gardens
season. Thank you again Charlene 4093 or at email@example.com
application by regular mail, e-mail or fax to published credit for the project? Is P. O. Box 1285
Our Women’s Auxiliary board and Thank you everyone for volunteering your Hope to see everyone at a CLCA
the contact information at the end of this someone available to work with local Menlo Park, CA 94026
committees for 2010 are: time so generously. I would also like to Women’s Auxiliary event in 2010.
article. news agencies to publicize the event? Tel.650-333-2021
President: Lesley Peters welcome again, Marina Camin, who Lesley Peters
1. Scope of Work: Can the project be built Fax.650-879-1001
Vice President: Diana Whitney joined in October and Millie Crosby, who 650-941-4093 • firstname.lastname@example.org Landsculpt@earthlink.net
in one day? How difficult is the James Walker will again be chairing the
project/access? Number of volunteers Chapter Project event in 2010. The Chapter
6 • January 2010 CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter www.clcasfba.org January 2010 • 7
Chapter’s Installation Night rodeo circuit rider, a sheriff's deputy and
now a landscape contractor. Larry is taking
Chapter Member of the Year Awards
Brought Out the Stars! Nate's position as the Secretary for the
board. Larry and I sat next to each other at
Bestowed at Installation Night
By Constance Cook By Constance Cook to make sure we had
a board event a few nights ago and he
Drum roll please... And the Regular extra contributions
What a great event! Past President Kevin With no VP to move shared some wonderful pictures of his
Member of the Year Award went to Bob through Partners for
Burns did the honors of passing the gavel to up, we desperately beautiful family. With his friendly and
Kirtley for his humongous contribution as Success to help fund
Rick Camin (below). Rick has graciously needed someone to outgoing personality, everyone is looking
the Chair of the Awards Night program. the Awards, the
agreed to perform as President of the SFBA fill the gap. Thank forward to Larry's contributions.
For the second year in a row, Bob worked Holiday Party, the
Chapter for one more year. This is a huge you Rick for your Rob Leuer will continue as our
hard to bring us to a beautiful setting for a Golf Tournament,
personal sacrifice, one not made without his selfless Associate Liaison for 2010. In his position,
wonderful evening of sharing with our Student
wife, Marina's, permission, of course. This contribution! Rob was able to wrangle some great
friends and colleagues. But wait, that's not Sponsorships, etc. Just like Mr. Kirtley, Rob
particular position requires lots of nights James Walker contributions from other Associate
Above: Larry Scott (center) and his wife with all, Bob also worked steadily throughout didn't stop with just that job. He also
away at various committee meetings, was installed as the Vice President (photo Members - even in a very tight economy.
Glenn Hanson. the year on other projects. He organized helped out with the Chapter Project and
oversight of the other officers' duties, and below). James, as mentioned above, got an You can read
and moderated the wildly successful loading and transporting trees.
the ability to respond quickly and efficiently early promotion on the board last year due there is a need. And he never seems to get more about Rob
Contractor Survival Forum. He also helped So, you see what it takes to join this
to all member inquiries. Rick performed his to a member's absence. You might think that overwhelmed or flustered. What a gift to later. He was
set up the San Francisco Flower and Garden special team? Actually, this team is quite
James would have to fumble around a little have that super confidence and the talent to awarded the
Show booth, participated in the Chapter large because there are several members
bit to get acquainted with his new pull it all off! Associate Member
Project, and spent who, throughout the year, contribute huge
responsibilities. Instead, he dove in and Nate Crosby moves into the Treasurer's of the Year Award
a day with his blocks of their personal time to help make
took on the job, PLUS found time to chair position for 2010. Nate joined CLCA and at the Installation
tractor loading CLCA a better organization: Rick, James,
the Chapter Project and act as Liaison to the became involved right away. Not only did Night Dinner!
donated maple Astrid, Charlene, Michael, Nate, Barry,
Foothill College Student Club. James is he serve as the Secretary for the Board this Val Vance
trees from a Mary, Linda, Kevin, Frank, Craig, Lesley,
always quick to jump in and help whenever year, he also chaired the Education (pictured below) takes over for Julia Pollex
member's nursery Girvin, and on and on.
Committee and was active and donated his in 2010 as President of the Student Club.
onto trucks for If I forgot you, many apologies. Kind of
time on several projects. I had the pleasure She has no big changes planned, but notes
future use at a feels like Oscar Night! We are known in
of a visit from Nate and his kids at the farm the Club wants to be involved in the
Chapter Project. other regions as a very active chapter and
the other day. Molly and Ian were a total Chapter Project in a BIG WAY!!! This
The Associate Member of the Year all of our members benefit. Let's remember
crackup. They raced up to the top of should be good news for our intrepid
Award went to Rob Leuer. Rob worked to thank our colleagues for their ongoing
the slope in the one-gallon section of Will coordinator, James. Val views the Student
hard to keep CLCA's name in front of other work on behalf of CLCA.
duties flawlessly in 2009 and we are Call and came flying down the hill, with Club Presidency as a way to "step up" and
Associate Members and Contractors
extremely blessed to have him again for their legs pumping and their arms contribute, as well as benefit personally
2010. This was not an ego-based decision. windmilling and yelling at the top of their from the experience. Let's all welcome Val
The board lost 2 members and needed to lungs. It was an absolute joy to watch! and support her in her new role.
scramble to fill positions last year. James Larry Scott is our newest board member.
Walker got an early promotion; however, Larry comes to us with a totally colorful
we were left in 2009 with an empty VP seat. background story. He's been a professional
f (408) 264-1717
J.Arnaz Tree Movers
1593 Koch Lane, San Jose, CA 95125
8 • January 2010 CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter www.clcasfba.org January 2010 • 9
Education Committee: 2010: The 37th Annual Awards Program!
Bundle of Thank You's Review your best projects from installations against some of the best in the state!
2010 is going to be a great year. 2009 was that have been completed since May of This is an association of fellow landscape
fantastic and I really enjoyed the 2008, or maintenance projects that have contractors. The members create and
opportunity to be the Chapter's education been under contract since May of 2009. Dust produce these fine functions so that all
committee chairperson. The entire them off and polish them up for the photo members can benefit and enjoy the various
committee was wonderful and such a opportunities that you will want to use for activities presented to them. Won’t you join
powerful group of highly caring, fun, and your awards plaque that will be hanging on us? Participation provides great rewards;
motivated friends. Thank you all so very your wall in June!! Get ready to share your try it. Come to a board meeting. Everyone is
much for all your dedication to each other pride with your crews and office staff. This welcome!! Email me to get date and
and to making things happen. It is your chapter has a long history of being one of location.
dedication that inspires me to be better in the most awarded chapters in the STATE! Thank you, and good luck to all!!
my work and personal life. Life is so much You too can become a member of that elite Bob Kirtley
more interesting with all the fun we have. group. Then, be sure to let everyone know R.A.Kirtley & Associates, Inc.
My life is so much more interesting and to that you have been selected as one of the Awards Chair
know each of you. Thank you Heidi best of the best! This is a fantastic marketing (408)264-8608, or e-mail at:
Johnson, Madeline Zimmerman, Linda opportunity; take advantage of it. email@example.com
Garrett, Glenn Krannich, Deva Luna, Ryan I know this may once again be a
Marlinghaus, Julie Orr, Ann Griese, Chanda challenging year, but nothing can brighten
Stewart, Steve Arsenault, Dominque Lala, your spirits or help with your marketing
Jeff Sheehan, Vijaya Gajjala, Dee Wong, and program like winning an award from one of
our (2) major supporters with their great the most highly awarded chapters in the
presentations at the brown bag Lunches: state. It’s also a great “spring board” to the
Terry Lyngso, Frank Niccoli. State Awards Competition!
May we have even more fun in 2010! It If you have never participated, now is
is going to be great! the time to try it out. Test your skill set
10 • January 2010 CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter www.clcasfba.org January 2010 • 11
SHINGLE SPRINGS, CA
Bay Area Chapter
California Landscape Contractors Association
San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
1024 Simon Dr., Ste. F
Placerville CA 95667
CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED
11 Dinner Meeting. Details TBA.
SFBA Chapter 25 Chapter Board meeting, 5 p.m. SFBA Chapter
social, 5:30 p.m. meeting. Peninsula Scholarship Funds
Building Materials Showroom,
The SFBA Chapter has established
several scholarship funds through the
Events 11 Dinner Meeting. Details TBA.
Landscape Educational Advancement
Foundation (LEAF). Following are the
24-28 San Francisco Flower and Garden fund balances.
January 2010 Show, San Mateo Expo Center.
13-14 CLCA Leadership Conference. The
25 Chapter Board meeting, 5 p.m. SFBA Chapter $ 5,164.95
Westin, San Francisco. www.clca.org
social, 5:30 p.m. meeting. Peninsula
14 Chapter Dinner Meeting. WEBify John Lyngso Honorarium $10,811.94
Building Materials Showroom,
Your Business. 5:30 p.m. Michael’s Herbert Frank Memorial $15,975.00
at Shoreline, 2960 North Shoreline Hans Biland Memorial $10,425.00
28 Chapter Hockey Night at HP
Blvd., Mountain View. See page 1. Bill Hayes Memorial $13,205.00
Pavilion. 5:00 p.m. San Jose Sharks
20 Sacramento Valley Landscape and G. Kunimoto Memorial $11,870.00
vs. Colorado Avalanche. See page 1.
Nursery Expo, Sacramento Ken Jenner Memorial $11,917.15
Convention Center, 1400 J St., April 2010 Paul Shogren Memorial $15,770.43
Sacramento. (530) 458-3183 or visit 15 Membership Night. Details TBA.
Edron Schneider Memorial $10,950.00
www.sacvalleyexpo.com. 21 CLCA Legislative Conference.
28 Chapter Board meeting, 5 p.m. Sacramento. All day.
To make a donation to one of these
social, 5:30 p.m. meeting. Peninsula 29 Chapter Board meeting, 5 p.m.
funds or establish a fund of your own,
Building Materials Showroom, social, 5:30 p.m. meeting. Peninsula
send a check payable to "LEAF" to:
Mountain View. Building Materials Showroom,
February 2010 1491 River Park Drive, #100
3-4 Landscape Industry Show. Los Sacramento, CA 95815-8899
Visit the chapter website often at
Angeles Convention Center. Visit or contact Mary Cohen-LEAF Chair at
www.clcasfba.org for updates.
www.clca.us/lis for information. (408) 867-7746. Please indicate which
4 NorCal Trade Show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. fund you would like to support.
San Mateo Expo Center. Visit