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Votes are in for Chamber Directors
Diane Anderson - Incumbent
Tom Blackman - Past Prez Beth Barnard - Remaining Jody Boetzer - New Troy Bowers - Incumbent Todd Daley - Remaining Katie Dunne - New Gale Fairbrother - Remaining Stephanie Farrell - Remaining Rich Hoffman - Remaining Naomi Grimes - New Stan Lukowicz - Remaining Sharon Lundgren - Incumbent Karl Knobelauch - New Susan Manning - Incumbent Frank Manzano - Remaining Shawna Molina - New Paul Molinelli - Incumbent Atul Patel - Incumbent Beth Stanton - Incumbent Jeri Swift - New Tom Thompson - New Dan Traxler - Remaining
Congratulations to our new Directors and welcome back to our incumbents. We will miss our out going Directors (George Bartich, Mark Borchin, Jim Guidi, Kathleen Harmon, Anne Platt, and Rhonda Pope) hope to see you back in 2015.
AJNA Gifts & Natural Products Amador Distillery Amador Holistic Center Amador Pioneer Taxi American Red Cross An Event to Remember ASAP Handyman/Drywall ASAP Home Inspections Baker Street West Cathy Patrenos/Kirk Neiberger Crystal & Clear Travel DC Consulting Direct Area Marketing Don Ritchie Painting Dragon Massage El Dorado Hills Chamber Family Growth & Assistance Fargo Club Flipkey FS Graphics Full Circle Trading Company Get-N-Touch Massage Therapy Gifted Health in Harmony Retreat Heaven & Earth Hein & Co. Books/Vintage Goods Hein & Co. Estate Galleria Holmes Hounds Jeanne's What Knotts Jug-n-Rose Eatery Lady's First Lanza Import's M-# Construction Mountain Cafe Paisano's Pizzeria PMZ Real Estate Rosebud's Cafe & Market Sereno Group Stephen Curtis Consulting Tacy Oneto Rouen The Celtic Knot The Hole Affair Theodore Novelli Treasures Mercantile Volcano Glass Works Wine & Gold Country Living
July 2014 Homegrown Business Roaring Camp Family Recreation
Located at Clinton Bar in Mokelumne River Canyon Open May - September
Roaring Camp is something special in the way of family recreation. It is an old goldmining camp on the Mokulmne River. In the past, it was accessibly only by horseback. Roaring Camp was once a camp for Forty Niners, but since it was so inaccessible, most of the gold still remains. Visitors can see our operating gold mine an can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing.
In the Mokulumne Canyon, the three forks of the Mokelumne River come together. It is a river unsurpassed in
natural beauty. The water is so clear that one can watch the tadpoles and fish swim. There are waterfalls and natural rock formations forty feet high.
There is also a quiet, secluded "swimming hole" with rocks of varying sizes, ideal for diving by those who dare! Be sure to bring your fishing gear. The fishing here is excellent!
The Saturday Night Cookout Dinner is a five hour trip into the canyon, leaving at 5:00 P.M. and returning at 10:00 P.M. After the guide shows you the Museum, Camp and our Placer Gold mine operation, he will show you how to pan for gold. (You keep the nuggets!) The dinner is a hearty New York Steak BBQ. Just wait until you taste the awesome fried bread!
Camp Cabins & Tent Camping
Sites include a picnic table and fire ring right by the river. They also include a wiss bangr and mining instruction class, Saturday night cook-out, miles of river to explore, fishing, swimming, hiking, gold mining, etc. All of this plus the best mining in the Mother.
GOLD PANNING - Don't worry if you don't own a gold pan yet. We carry our patented gold pan in our general store. It is the one featured at the top corner of this site (but you supply the gold!)
GOLD BEARING GRAVEL PILES - This material is dug off bedrock and run through our screening plant removing the larger rocks (non-gold bearing material). We will supply a sluice box, water, settling pond and necessary equipment for your mining. Water will be supplied for approximately 3 hours per day (1 1/2 hours in the morning and 1 1/2 hours in the afternoon) and will take about 5 to 6 days to remove the gold from your operation.
Piles are limited, advance reservations are recommended.
COMMON OPERATION - May 11-18, & May 25-June 1, 2014
Everyone works together on the common operation and the gold found is divided equally between participants. Includes use of all mining equipment and the help from Roaring Camp's Crew.
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Thank you to all who have replied with support for the Marketing Study and State Fair sponsorship. I look forward to reporting the study’s results and strengthening our marketing campaign. There is more to come on advertising opportunities, including advertising in the next edition of our travel planner and an insert in the Bay Area News Group’s newspapers, which include San Jose Mercury, Contra Costa Times, and more.
To hear more, please consider attending Amador Council of Tourism’s quarterly evening meeting, Thursday, June 26th, 5:30 pm, at Black Chasm Cavern.
If you wish to get a tour, arrive at 4:45 and you will get the chance. If there is enough interest for a later tour, Black Chasm has generously offered to run one possible, additional tour after hours.
State Fair: We need your publications. Please drop by 500 to 1,000 of your business or destination marketing piece to our office by Thursday, July 3rd. If you are not a sponsor of our exhibit at the State Fair, the cost to display is a mere $50. Please do not assume we have enough; we don’t.
TRUCKEE, CA -– Sustainable business leaders, active residents, acclaimed writers and science gurus will gather for Sierra Business Council’s 20th Anniversary Conference “Peak Innovation – The Next 20 Years” in Tahoe City from Oct. 8-10.
“Peak Innovation brings together an outstanding lineup of thought leaders and practitioners who are designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to the most difficult social and environmental issues of our time,” says Steve Frisch, President of Sierra Business Council.
The conference opens with celebrated poet Terry Tempest Williams who will speak on “The Power of Place.” A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she consistently shows how environmental issues are social issues.
"So here is my question," she asks, "what might a different kind of power look like, feel like, and can power be redistributed equitably even beyond our own species?" Throughout the conference, participants will discuss relevant ways that rural regions are defining and cultivating their own unique brand of triple bottom line innovation. Leaders from Patagonia, The Burning Man Project, Interfaith Power and Light and Placer County are among the group of diverse featured panelists.
“We are committed to leveraging the ingenuity of business owners, conservationists, entrepreneurs, academics, resource managers, non-profit organizations, government officials and committed residents to make the Sierra a great place to live and work,” adds Frisch.
Sierra Business Council also presents NY Times best selling author Van Jones, a globally recognized innovator of the clean energy economy as well as a renowned human rights activist. Jones is president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream as well as co-host of CNN’s Crossfire reboot. A Yale-educated attorney, he has written two best sellers: The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. Jones worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama White House where he helped run the inter-agency process that oversaw $80 billion in green energy recovery spending. The list of his awards and honors is vast: Rolling Stones’ “12 Leaders Who Get Things Done,” TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Fast Company’s “12 Most Creative Minds on Earth,” and Essence Magazine’s “25 Most Inspiring African Americans”. He is the founder of Green For All, a national organization working to get green jobs to disadvantaged communities, and was the main advocate for the Green Jobs Act signed into law.
Conference sponsors include Sierra Pacific, Granlibakken, Tahoe Trips & Trails, Stella at The Cedar House Sport Hotel, Wild & Scenic Film Festival and ClifBar. For sponsorship opportunities contact Steve Frisch at (530) 582-4800 or email@example.com.
Follow the conference at #SierraPeak2014 on Facebook and Twitter.
About Sierra Business Council
The Sierra Business Council is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to building a better Sierra through “on the ground” projects that promote, develop and amplify the area’s social, natural and economic capital. Visit www.sierrabusiness.org.