Tuesday, April 30, 2013

JBCA Meeting and Update - Mon May 6

Our May meeting is coming up next Monday, May 6th at 5:30 in the JBCA office. Among other topics, we will have follow up discussion on last Saturday's Hot Jazz Party. 

The 2nd Saturday Stroll is still looking for advertising sponsors and Main Street merchants to commit to staying open the extra 2 hours a month for the event. Please call or email me if you are interested in helping us to get this summer event rolling!

DON'T MISS OUT on the Main Street Theatre Works' Spring Fundraiser!

We have a group of fabulous actors who have been with the company over the past 10 years, performing 10 One-Act plays, to celebrate MSTW's 10th year at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre right in the heart of Historic Jackson.

Tickets are $25, and include dessert, coffee/tea and the show, as well as the happy feeling of knowing you're supporting one of the best professional-quality theatercompanies in Amador County, as well as
the greater Sacramento area. The talent pool is amazing, there will lots of laughs and a good time to be had by all.

There are only 3 chances to see the show ~May 3rd, 4th & 5th ~ and space is limited, so get your tickets now!

May 3rd: 7:15pm dessert, 8pm curtain
May 4th: 7:15pm dessert, 8pm curtain
May 5th: 1:15pm dessert, 2pm curtain

Location: Native Sons Hall, Main Street Sutter Creek

You can get more information and get your tickets on line at
www.mstw.org. Tickets can also be purchased at Hein & Co. Bookstore
on Main Street in Jackson.

Thank you for your support and We'll see you at the show!

Jeannette McDonald

Membership Chairperson

Jackson Business & Community Association

Jeannette (209) 223-1558

J.B.C.A. Office (209) 223-1263




Objective: May Monthly meeting



1. Approval of agenda, additions or corrections
2. Financial report
3. Presidents report



JBCA office


Old Business
1. Car show review, Walt Hoeser. Finalize plan, raffle prizes, manpower assignments, etc.
2. Saturday Stroll update, Jeannette McDonald. Volunteers, advertisers.
3. Recap of Mother Lode Jazz Festival, Lucy Hackett, Molly Curtiss
4. Other old business



TOT proposal for 2013, volunteers?
Office hrs. for Summer discussion
Other new business
Directors comments

Next meeting is scheduled for June 3, 2013 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

ACWN Update: Next Meeting is Wed Apr 24 featuring local photographer Stephanie Farrell

Hi Ladies!!

Attached is the April Newsletter

Lots of Pictures are uploaded to our Facebook page from our previous meetings take a looksie :) www.facebook.com/amadorcountywomensnetwork

Remember the next meeting is April 24th at Thomi's. RSVP's need to be in by Friday the 19th To Debbie: debbielavielle@comcast.net 
You can also reach her through our NEW Contact us page on our website: http://www.acwnonline.org/contact.php

Our Speaker will be Stephanie Farrell with Farrell Photography Topic: How to Look Great In Pictures!

Our website has just been refreshed and relaunched. All members are updated, take a peek and make sure your listing is how you wish it to appear. Email myself Beth if you would like something changed: Aceathomecare@gmail.com

And just a shout out to all you fabulous ladies we have over 50 Members as of this month! Great things are coming!

See you next week!

Beth Platz
Membership Chair

Semi-Annual Spring Ladies Night - Sat Apr 20

Happy Spring!

Historic Downtown Sutter Creek is hosting our Semi~Annual Spring Ladies Night on April 20th from 5pm – 8pm. Join us for an evening of Shopping, Refreshments, Entertainment and Prizes. Visit all of the participating stores to enter into the FREE RAFFLE that will be held at the American Exchange Hotel at the end of the evening. Each participating store will donate a wonderful prize that will be given to the winner drawn from their Raffle Bag. Over $1000.00 worth of prizes in total will be given away. This event is FREE to participate, but you must be present to win.

This event is brought to you by the Sutter Creek Business and Professional Association as a way of saying Thank You for supporting your local businesses throughout the year and also to remind everyone of the unique shops that are located in downtown Sutter Creek. Come and see all of the new merchandise that is available to you to make your shopping this year a wonderful experience with one of a kind gifts for your family and friends.

Start your Ladies Night fun at any participating store and be sure to end up at the American Exchange Hotel by 8:30 for the Raffle. 

Come downtown and have some fun! We hope you would help spread the word to your staff, friends, family and customers. 

Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ACWN Luncheon Meeting - Wed Apr 24

The Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) will hold its monthly luncheon meeting Wednesday, April 24th at Thomi's in Jackson.  The April  luncheon will feature one of our members speaking about their business. Stephanie Farrell will showcase her talents and knowledge in the field of Photography.

We make it fun to learn about local women in business.  The meeting will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Luncheon cost is $16.  Reservations are required Friday before the meeting.  Contact: Debbie LaVielle, 209-267-0577 or (preferably) email: debbielavielle@comcast.net 

Join other local business women as they learn, network and promote their businesses.  For more information on ACWN, visitwww.acwnonline.org.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Amador Council of Tourism - Thurs Apr 11

Hello everyone-
Spring has sprung and our weekends are filled with multiple events once again.
I hope your business is benefiting from our high level of visitation.

ACT meets next Thursday, April 11th, 9 am, at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort's Hotel. Attached [below] are notes from the visioning workshop we did in February and April's agenda.

Other updates:
1. Sunset Magazine, April issue, has a wonderful article highlighting many of our local businesses and destinations. Thanks to the partnership with Gold Country Visitors Association, Amador was able to get wonderful exposure.
2. ACT's 5th edition of its travel planner is in the works. Look for the information in a separate email. Please call the office if you have any questions or wish to reserve your ad space.
3. State Fair Counties exhibit design is under way. Please begin making plans to have your business represented in the booth. 500 to 1,000 pieces will be needed.
4. Do you want to know more? Please come to our meetings; they are quite valuable. If you just cannot make the meeting in the morning, try one of our evening meetings once a quarter. Our last evening meeting included a brief presentation from my El Dorado partner, Jody Franklin.
5. Please remember to thank ACT's wonderful volunteers when you see or talk to them. They hold me together and keep ACT moving down the road.
6. Thanks to all who participated in 49er Treasure Trail, Amador's Adventure Game. Congratulations to Shop Gifted for winning two years in a row.

Questions? Suggestions? Please do not hesitate to contact us.
Thank you for your support<

Amador Council of Tourism
115 Valley View Way : PO Box 40
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
W: (209) 267-9249
C: (209) 969-5065

ACT Agenda
Jackson Rancheria Casino & Resort
April 11th, Thursday, 9:00 am

Minutes, February visioniing
Treasurers Report
Visioning 2013

49er Treasure Trail report
State Fair

Marketing Plan 2013
Website redesign
New planner

Travel Shows/Industry Forums/press:
February 16-17: Bay Area Travel & Adventure
February 19-21: Outlook Forum, sponsored by Visit California
Sunset Magazine, March issue

Visitor Center Report

2013 Schedule: 9 am, Jackson Rancheria Casino Hotel
May 9
June 13, evening, Plymouth
August 8
September 12 , evening,
October 10
November 14
December 12, general meeting, evening