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    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!    Alan Aranha, Exchange Bank who referred Alyssa Wilcox, Heights Park Insurance ServicesMichael Wayne Jackson, Broker/Realtor, Coldwell Banker, who referred Tammy Hedberg, Marin Nutrition and Health,  ALIST, Inc., Amy Brayton, Green Hauling and Philip J. (Jeff) Terry, Partner, Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross, LLP Ann ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    We are thrilled to announce that on May 1st we were acquired by Keller Supply Company, a leading plumbing supplier for 74 years. What does this mean for you? On a day-to-day, it’s business as usual and our name remains Jack London Kitchen and Bath, only now we have new resources and capabilities to continue driving value to our clients. What does this mean for us? Our entire staff is now a ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    George Petersen Insurance Agency has completed the rebranding of its Marin County agencies. Minto & Wilkie was acquired by George Petersen in February 2017 and Allen, Bettini & Carter was purchased in November of 2017. Since April of 2018, the two agencies have operated under separate names at their shared location in San Rafael. The name change is the last step in fully unifying the three ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    Last Wednesday evening, Marin Builders Association in partnership with the Marin County Office of Education proudly celebrated the 2019 graduates of the Marin County Construction Technology ROP Program. The prestigious guest presenters at the graduation included County Supervisor Dennis Rodoni,  Melissa Apuya of State Assemblyman Mark Levine's office, Brian McLeran, Marin Builders Board Member ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Event Related, General News Article
    Friday, May 24, 2019
    In partnership with several organizations, we are providing TWO opportunities for you to interview potential employees. In total, we have over 35 motivated, soon-to-be program graduates, many of them new job seekers seeking full-time positions in the construction industry. Employer space is limited: apply by filling out one of the applications below. There is a fee to participate in these events. ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
             It was a fantastic evening as over 75 design professionals, students, Marin Builders Association members, and welcomed guests gathered at the stunning Jack London & Bath, San Rafael showroom for an opportunity to connect and spark new business relationships. We are grateful for our wonderful hosts at Jack London Kitchen & Bath, San Rafael for offering delicious food, beverages and their ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Andrea Shukis of Vivant Marketing Group recently received the Duct Tape Marketing Certified Consultant designation demonstrating excellence, dedication and expertise in small business marketing. John Jantsch developed the Certified level to acknowledge consultants who place a heavy emphasis on the success factors of the Duct Tape Marketing System Methodology - some of the most thorough training ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    The 2019 annual awards will be presented on Thursday, June 6th at the Scholarship Awards, Past Presidents & Honorary Members Reception hosted at The Club Restaurant, McInnis Park Golf Center in San Rafael.   Scholarships were determined after an initial screening of applicants and interviews by an independent selection committee. The committee included Ken Lippi, Assistant Superintendent, Marin ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    An Apprenticeship Readiness Program North Bay TIP is a Certificated Apprenticeship Readiness Program that will introduce you to apprenticeship in the many “Building and Construction Trades”. This program will allow you to explore many trades and prepare you with the skills and confidence needed to successfully apply and enter a state registered trade apprenticeship that is right for ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    We Now Deliver to Your Work Site Stay productive - let us bring supplies to you! The Urban Farmer Store now offers FREE delivery of all of our products for our professional customers for orders over $1,000.   Let us help you avoid wasted time in traffic.  Call now to get your delivery on our schedule.   We will be in your area! Click here to view our daily delivery zone and our mobile order ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Home Resource Guide
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Introducing the North Bay Construction Corps Class of MarinSponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation This program aims to place twenty well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.We are recruiting students now to take part in Marin's first class cohort beginning in January ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Green Building - Sustainability, Community
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