Monthly Luncheon by hedongchenchen


									       February 2011                        96 B Main Street, Tiburon, CA 94920                415/435-5633
     CALENDAR                                     Monthly Luncheon
    Wednesday, February 2                       Thursday, February 10
  Board of Directors Meeting
            8 a.m.
                                                     Toby Garfield
           Servino’s                     Director of Romberg Tiburon Center
    Wednesday, February 2                              Servino’s
           7:30 p.m.
    Tiburon Town Council
                                                  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
      Tiburon Town Hall                   $20 members/$25 non-members
     Monday, February 7
           7:30 p.m.              Because the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC) has deep
    Belvedere City Council        water access and wide open spaces, ideal for staging elements of the America’s
      Belvedere City Hall
                                  Cup competition, our speaker, Newell (Toby) Garfield, will discuss plans for the
     Thursday, February 10        site renovation and usability of the site for Tiburon’s involvement in “The Cup.”
       11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
       Monthly Luncheon
                                  Toby is a professor of oceanography at San Francisco State University’s (SFSU)
        Featured Speaker
          Toby Garfield           Department of Geosciences and is also the director of the University’s RTC.
Director Romberg Tiburon Center   Toby received his B.A. degree in geology from Williams College and his Ph.D. in
            Servino’s             physical oceanography from the University of Rhode Island. He is a fellow of the
$20 members, $25 non-members
                                  California Academy of Sciences.
     Monday, February 14
      Valentine’s Day!            His oceanographic research focuses on ocean currents in the coastal region
    Wednesday, February 16        and in major bay and estuaries like San Francisco Bay (SFB) using high spatial
           7:30 p.m.              and temporal resolution. He has participated in over 50 oceanographic cruises
    Tiburon Town Council          and has worked in all the major oceans. His current research is measuring the
      Tiburon Town Hall
                                  California coastal circulation. RTC scientists used new technology to assist with
    Wednesday, February 23        the Cosco Buson (2007) and the Dubia Star (2009) oil spills and U.S. Coast Guard
        5:30 to 7 p.m.            search and rescue responses. As RTC Director, Toby is focused on expanding the
       Monthly Mixer
     Hosted by Cafe Acri
                                  only educational research facility located on SFB.
$10 members. $15 non-members
                                  RTC is SFSU’s marine and estuarine research facility. It is set on a breathtaking
                                  32-acre parcel of bay front property located off Paradise Drive, on the backside of
                                  the Tiburon Peninsula. The center’s location is an ideal setting for scientists and
                                  students to conduct their research, much of which focuses on understanding the
                                  natural forces at work in SFB and its surrounding wetland environments. RTC
                                  research scientists are also studying natural phenomena in the open ocean, along
                                  California’s coastline and in remote locations such as the Ross Sea in Antarctica
                                  and the Equatorial Pacific. The center is a close-knit community of scientists and
                                  students working together to fulfill RTC’s mission of education and research.

      Fax: 435-1132               Web:                    E-mail:
Business of the Month                                      Waypoint does not
Waypoint Pizza                                             limit its menu to pizza.
                                                           Loyal customers have
Both Waypoint Pizza owners, Tom Purdy and Melissa          increased over the years,
Purdy Feagin, grew up on the Tiburon Peninsula and         with many enjoying the
attended all its local public schools. Tom graduated       favorite “Between the
from USC with a business degree, and Melissa earned        Sheets” pizza-style
a degree in international relations at Brown University.   sandwiches. This is an
The siblings also are longtime sailing enthusiasts,        open faced sandwich
honing their skills at the San Francisco Yacht Club.       with light, fluffy pizza
                                                           dough as the bread and
Both Tom and Melissa still race both in local and          served with salad on one
international events and recently won the U.S. Match       side and steak, shrimp
Racing Championship. Melissa sailed on the America3        or chicken on the other.
Women’s Team which campaigned in San Diego for             This great dish is one
the 1995 America’s Cup. Following that campaign, in        reason customers return.           Melissa with Whitney
1997, Melissa and Tom opened Waypoint Pizza on Main
Street. They felt there was a need for a casual family-    Melissa’s one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Whitney,
style restaurant and added a nautical twist. These days,   frequents Waypoint Pizza. We expect she will be a
Tom is the property manager for the building, and          long-term customer. However, so far, she is limited to
Melissa is Waypoint’s General Manager.                     homemade soups and pasta until she gets a few more
                                                           teeth. Whitney tags along on the Waypoint boat for the
The Waypoint team is excited to ramp up its pizza          pizza deliveries and, every chance she gets, drags her
delivery by boat as the 34th America’s Cup boats filter    hands in the water. Undoubtedly, in the near future, she
into the bay. So far, the Waypoint delivery boat has       will be sailing and eating pizza like her mom and uncle.
focused on delivering to Junior Sailing events, but
with the upcoming influx of America’s Cup boats and        Waypoint Pizza is open Wednesdays through Mondays,
spectators, hopefully, there will be more hungry sailors   11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. The address is
to feed on the water. Waypoint also makes deliveries to    15 Main Street. Phone, 435-3440. Credit Cards accepted.
Belvedere and Tiburon by car for an extra charge of $2.

                                                           January Mixer at
                                                            the Tiburon Fire
                                                           Department... the
                                                              beginning of
                                                             the TFD’s 70th
                                                           Anniversary Year
News About Town                                                                        Tiburon Peninsula
Want to learn how to prepare pesce spaada crudo and                                  Chamber of Commerce
funghi al forno from a true Italian chef in Italy? Sign up for                       2011 Board of Directors
Prima Palate’s next Tuscan culinary adventure led by co-
owners Cate Hughes and Brooke Tognazzini. Prima Palate                Gary Lucas       Stephanie Ziegler Dave Bennett
is an Italian wine and gourmet food shop on Tiburon’s Ark               President         Vice President         Treasurer
Row. The two owners lead these week-long tours every fall
                                                                    Jim Allen                       George Rodericks
and spring and have room for up to 12 clients. The next trip
                                                                    Belvedere Land Co.              Ex-officio
is scheduled for May. E-mail them at <>.
                                                                    Jim Bryant                      Bruce Sams
On Tuesday, February 8, at 6 p.m., the Tiburon Film Society
                                                                    Individual                      Belvedere Representative
will present “Something’s Gonna Live” at the Bay Model
located at 2100 Bridgeway in Sausalito. Admission is free
                                                                    Chong Cook                      Brooke Tognazzini
and open to the public. Go to <info@TiburonFilmFestival.
                                                                    Point Tiburon Plaza             Prima Palat
com> for more information.
                                                                    Peggy Curran                    Michaela Winn
As part of the on-going Artist Laureate Program, there
                                                                    Ex-officio                      The Lodge at Tiburon
will be a Guest Artist Workshop on Saturday morning,
February 19, at Tiburon Town Hall, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The
                                                                    Justin Flake                    Eric Schoenberg
guest artist is Roger Felton, a wonderful local artist who
                                                                    Waters Edge Hotel               Schoenberg Guitars
will run a workshop on drawing called, “Black & White.”
Bring your pencils and paper and get ready to learn how
                                                                    Michael Gornet                  Steve Sears
to use line as never before. All workshops are free, so
                                                                    Mr. Handyman                    Sam’s Anchor Café
sharpen your pencils and sign up for this special event with
Tiburon’s Artist Laureate <>.
                                                                    Larry Hadley                    Angelo Servino
                                                                    IR Hadley Company               Servino Ristorante
Sam’s Anchor Café is offering its Winter Special – all bar
appetizers 50-percent off Monday through Friday, from 5 to
                                                                    Maggie McDonogh                 Connie Wiley
7 p.m. It also is offering $1 off beer, $1 off cocktails and $2
                                                                    Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry      Interior Designer
off wine by the glass. Drop in!
                                                                    Preston Petty                   Jackie Williams
On February 16, The Ark will be putting out a special
                                                                    Blinds & Designs                Bank of Marin
section on Health and Fitness. If you have a story or ad,
contact advertising manager Henriette Corn at <HCorn@
                                                                    Jon P. Rankin                   Laleh Zelinsky> or call 435-2652.
                                                                    Attorney-at-Law                 Zelinsky Properties LLC
Steve Dickason, Alain Pinel Real Estate V.P. Marin County                             Georgia Kirchmaier
Manager, announced that the Tiburon office is scheduled                             C of C Executive Manager
to open for business no later than the end of January. The
paint, carpet and furniture are all in, and the Pt. Tiburon
                                                                  through Saturday, 4 to 7 p.m. Special prices on beer, wine
office is just waiting for artwork to be framed and hung
                                                                  and cocktails along with appetizers. Sundays, “Get Happy”
plus a few last minute construction issues, as is usual with
                                                                  hour is all day. On Mondays, purchase two entrees and
such an extensive remodel. Their offices are in the former
                                                                  get a free bottle of house wine, red or white. Tuesdays are
gym space.
                                                                  Family Nights at the Grill. Wednesdays, $5 martinis all
                                                                  night long, Thursdays are Ladies Night and all week long is
There is a formal reception area, a large conference room
                                                                  a three-course Prix Fixe Lunch menu for $15.
with a wall-mounted flat-screen, 10 large, private offices
for agents – all with fantastic views – and mobile agent
                                                                  Unlock your romance at The Lodge at Tiburon. Surprise
computer workstations. All agent‘s offices are equipped
                                                                  your special someone with one of our Spa Rooms or Deluxe
with high-speed computers and room for an assistant or
                                                                  King accommodations and enjoy our signature, plush
partner. For agents with lap tops, the office also has a high-
                                                                  spa wrap robes, a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-
speed wifi connection. There is a large, easily accessible
                                                                  covered strawberries while watching your own DVD copy
parking lot at Point Tiburon, free to our agents and clients.
                                                                  of Love Actually. Rate: $229, based upon availability, through
From there, it’s a short walk across the bridge over the
                                                                  the month of February. Call for reservations, 866-823-4669,
lagoon. “We are all so excited to become a part of the
                                                                  or visit on-line at <>.
Tiburon community,” said Steve, “and we will make it our
mission to be great neighbors to residents, fellow merchants
                                                                  February marks Servino’s second anniversary of its Opera
and service providers.”
                                                                  Nights. The celebration date will be announced by E-mail a
                                                                  little later in the month.
Tiburon Grill is offering a “Get Happy” hour Monday
                                                                                                       (Continued on page 4)
News About Town (continued)                                       select “TAC Site Search” and enter your zip code to find the
                                                                  IRS walk-in office nearest you as well as a list of the services
February is a good month to have your jewelry cleaned and         available at specific offices.
appraised for insurance. All appraisals are done on prem-          3. During the tax filing season, many libraries and post
ise by Jeff Deleuse, a graduate gemologist and certified          offices offer free tax forms to taxpayers.
appraiser from the Gemological Institute of America and            4. You also may call 1-800-tax-form (800-829-3676) for
by the American Gem Society and American Gem Trade                information to send for the forms by mail.
Association. Deleuse is also offering to purchase your old,
unused gold for cash. Please call Jeff at 435-2484 if you have
                                                                        Thank You to Renewing Members
                                                                  Belvedere Land Company
In celebration of Junella’s 25th anniversary, Junella’s
                                                                  Thomas Scheffler Financial Services
Hidden Treasures will be having a sale of her original oil
                                                                  Zelinsky Properties LLC
paintings. Prices are cut over 50-percent on all her works.
                                                                  Ireland Robinson & Hadley
Her seascapes, florals and animals are now on display at
                                                                  Marin Land Company - Zohre Grothe
30 Main Street in RJ Sax’s Gallery Room and are ready for
                                                                  Special Needs Nursing - Jean Stiles
you to take home. Also included in the sale are some very
                                                                  Tiburon Dental - Bob Nadjibi
fine prints and reproductions of original works of art. Store
                                                         Arrow Group - Bill & Leslie Deane
hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. Please stop by
                                                                  Jim Fraser - Pacific Union
and say, “Hi.”
                                                                  Ida & Company - Ida Bough
                                                                  Law Office of William Kuhns
Keith Bartel, Goldsmith, offers a broad range of jewelry
                                                                  Marin Convalescent Rehab
services including one-of-a-kind jewelry in gold and
                                                                  Tiburon-Belvedere Rotary Club
platinum with precious stones, appraisals for insurance
                                                                  Tiburon Physical Therapy
purposes and estate consultations, fine jewelry repairs,
                                                                  Richardson Bay Audubon Society
antique restoration and pearl stringing, as well as
                                                                  Belvedere Tennis Club
goldsmithing instruction and international training in the
                                                                  Tiburon Fire Protection District
art of stone setting. Keith also carries a varied selection of
                                                                  Angel Island Association
ready-to-wear pieces. This month focuses on amethyst, the
                                                                  Angel Island/Tiburon Ferry
birthstone for February, and don’t forget to check out the
                                                                  Belvedere-Tiburon Library
diamond hearts for Valentine’s Day!
                                                                  Corinthian Yacht Club
                                                                  Champagne Salon & Day Spa
  New Business Rules and Regulations,                             Strawberry Village Dental Care
The following brochure is available for distribution by           Earl Farnsworth Express
going to <>: Proposed Federal Rule              Minto & Wilkie Insurance
Requires Notifying Employees of Right to Unionize. The            Reed Schools Foundation
National Labor Relations Board is seeking comments on             Baker Moving & Storage
its proposal to require private sector employers to notify        Melissa Bradley Real Estate
employees of their right to unionize ... or not.                  Tiburon Playhouse
                                                                  Gannett Fleming
2011 Required Notices Kit is available at CalChamber              Marden Plant
Store. The California Chamber of Commerce is warning              Keith Bartel               Welcome New Member
employers that their 2010 California and federal notices          RCP Events                 YWCA San Francisco & Marin
poster and certain pamphlets are no longer current.               Jon Rankin                 900 Mission Avenue
                                                                  Ko’ze                      San Rafael, CA 94901
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has free tax forms             Ida Mae Berg               Office: 455-9369, ext. 222
and publications on a wide variety of topics. Due to the          Daren Engel
continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free   Eve Claiborne
options to taxpayers and efforts to reduce costs, the IRS         Stone Coxhead
will no longer be automatically mailing paper tax packages.       Foodniks - John Snell
Here are four easy methods for getting the information you        Tiburon Mail Service
need:                                                             Alice Fredericks
  1. You can access forms and publications on the IRS Web         Sherry Belluomini
site 24-hours a day, seven days a week, by going to <www.         The Ark Newspaper>.                                                         Megan Maclean
  2. There are 401 Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TAC) across       Ginza Sushi
the country where the IRS offers face-to-face assistance          City of Belvedere
to taxpayers and where taxpayers can pick up many IRS             Laurel Bertoncini
forms and publications. Visit <> and go to             Comet Electronics
“Contact My Local Office” on the individual page to find          Phillipa Criswell
a list of TAC locations by state. On this page, you can also      Strotz Properties
Tiburon Peninsula
Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 563
Tiburon, CA 94920

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                      Published monthly by the
                      Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
                      96B Main Street, Box 563
                      Tiburon, CA 94920            435-5633

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