Contact Sue Thurman at the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce at email@example.com or call 408.842.6437 to find out how your business can reach thousands of potential customers. Below are some highlights from our local business members:
Solis Winery is living the California Dream after being awarded top honors at three major wine competitions in the Golden State—the California State Fair Wine competition; Orange County Commercial Wine Competition and San Francisco International Wine Competition. Award winning wines are the 2011 Fiano, Estate and the 2009 Zinfandel, Estate. Solis Winery’s handcrafted wines are not mass produced or distributed and can only be purchased at exclusive local restaurants, specialty shops or directly through the tasting room located at 3920 Hecker Pass in Gilroy. To learn more visit www.soliswinery.com.
BAM Smart, Fast, Nutrition, has part-time and full-time positions available for people with a great attitude, who can work independently, are self-motivated and enjoy a team environment. No experience required as complete training is provided; flexible schedules are available, and you can work from anywhere! You’ll learn to do scheduling; conduct weekly wellness evaluations and interviews; train clients and track your clients’ results. Schedule your interview at www.PTihealth.com.
The Gilroy Grocery Outlet, 333 East 10th Street, is proud to announce that they were able to help feed people facing hunger in Gilroy again this year through the Independence from Hunger campaign. This month-long event in July brings together the Grocery Outlet and their customers to feed people dealing with food insecurity. They partner with St. Joseph Family Center, and Gilroy Grocery Outlet owners, Janice and Gilbert Angkiangco, say they are committed to supporting their neighbors in need. To learn more about this third-generation, family-led company visit www.groceryoutlet.com.
Fortino Winery, a family-run boutique winery based in Gilroy has announced that they received eleven awards combined from San Francisco Wine Chronicle competition, San Diego International Wine Competition, Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition and the Orange County Commercial Wine Competition. Award-winning wines include their 2008 Estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008 Estate-grown Charbono and Pomegranate Fruit Wine; 2009 Carignan and their signature Maribella. Fortino Wines are available at selected retailers and restaurants, in addition to the Winery’s Tasting Room, and their popular Wine Club. The Tasting Room is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Call 408.842.3305 or visit www.fortinowinery.com.
Greenstreak Landscaping of Gilroy has had another award-winning year. Lead by owner Pete Gluhaich, they received two regional awards and one state award from the California Landscape Contractors Association. Pete has been a landscape contractor for more than25 years, and the company has won a total of 58 CLCA Awards over 20 consecutive years. Their awards this year for were Outstanding Achievement in Medium Residential Installation; first place, Beautification Awards for Large Residential Installation and First Place Beautification Award Small Residential Maintenance. You can contact them at 408.848.8446 or visit them at www.greenstreakls.com.
Congratulations to Mike & Jasmina Patel, owners of the Best Western PLUS Forest Park Inn for receiving the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.This accolade honors hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. To experience this award winning service, call them at 408.848.5144 or visit them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scentsy Wickless Candles make great gifts for the young adults going off to college. Most colleges do not allow candles in their dorm rooms; therefore, wickless candles make the best sense and the best gifts. There are many college campus warmers as well, including Arizona State, Cal, San Diego State, Stanford and UCLA. For a catalog or more information on the warmers and scents, contact Marsha Becht at 408.842.0383 or visit www.marshabecht.scentsy.us/.
Phil Fortino has been appointed V.P. and Business Banking Officer for Rabobank N.A., in Gilroy. He will be responsible for fostering new business relationships with small-to-medium sized companies and providing solutions to meet the banking needs of customers in Gilroy, Hollister and the surrounding area. Receive personalized service by contacting them at 408.847.3133 www.rabobankamerica.com or stop by 761 First Street in Gilroy.
The Gilroy AAA office will be changing hours effective Monday, August 6, 2012. New hours will be 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday; closed on Saturday and Sunday, but they can meet with customers on Saturday by appointment. Their Summer Road-trip Checkup event will be at the AAA office, 1395 First Street on Friday August 3 from 1pm-4pm. You will be able to meet reps from Hertz Local Edition; Marx Towing and other local businesses. They will be serving hot dogs, chips and drinks and the event is open to the public. Call AAA at 408.847.9250 for more information.
Pure Water Bottling Company achieved the State of California’s Small Business Environmental Climate Leader Award. They are the 1st and only bottled water-company in Monterey County to achieve this prestigious award by the California Air Resources Board presented by State Assemblyman Bill Monning. They also have recently become one of only 16 small businesses in the state to be awarded the State of California’s Cool California Climate Leader Award. To start your water or coffee service, give them a call at 831.236.8820 or visit www.purewaterbottlign.com.
Jim and Debbie Hoey, owners of The Barn at Hoey Ranch, have been busy expanding their “vintage garden” with lots of great new plants, garden art and furniture. They have become super pickers always looking for something special—in fact if you have been looking for a special gift or item, let them know and they will find it. For more information call 408.309.1179. The Barn’s hours are Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm or by appointment. Stop by, 2480 Hecker Pass Highway.
Chili’s Gilroy is hosting their 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Monday September 10, at Coyote Creek Golf Course. Pricing is $120 per person or $475 per team. This year the Hole in One prize is a brand new BMW 328i and there will be a great silent auction, contests and prizes. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Call Chili’s Gilroy 408.842.4000 or visit them at 850 Renz Lane, Mon.-Thur. 11am-10:30pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-11pm and Sunday 11am-10pm for more information.
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