Starting a New Business……or creating a job?

Starting a New Business……or creating a job?

One morning, as you sit gazing out of your kitchen window, you decide you have had enough. You have had an idea for a business for many years and are ready to make a go of it. So, the decision is made, I’m going to start my own business and work for myself....
It’s Cool to love where you live!

It’s Cool to love where you live!

Labor Day weekend is a time of BBQs with family and friends, boating on the lake and a whole lot of asking yourself, “Where did the summer go?”. Halloween decorations seem to come out of nowhere and big haulers start to appear with a bounty of grapes from local...
Lake County Strong – Stronger, Strongest

Lake County Strong – Stronger, Strongest

What can be said after the horrific past 10 plus days of yet another record-breaking disaster in our county. There are no words that can soothe the pain and sorrow that our friends, neighbors and loved ones are trying to work through. Lake County Strong is once again...
Lake County Strong – Here we go again

Lake County Strong – Here we go again

Living in Lake County is not for the weak of heart. I have received a number of calls, texts and emails from friends and family asking if we are out of harm’s way with the Pawnee Fire. Questions ranging from “Are you ok?” to “Is the fire under control?” seem to be at...
Guerrilla Marketing: Be Remembered, Go Bananas!

Guerrilla Marketing: Be Remembered, Go Bananas!

Anyone who attended the 2016 Northern and Central California Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Rally might remember the lunatic running around Boatique Winery in a gorilla suit touting the benefits of Guerrilla Marketing. Well, theatrics aside, the gorilla’s point was...
May is Visitor Experience Month

May is Visitor Experience Month

May is Visitor Experience Month, a time to learn more about the travel industry’s contribution to business development, employment and overall quality of life. Thank you Lake County Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs) for turning every visitor encounter into a...