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Meet the nominees for the Arcata Chamber’s Small Business Award

Meet the nominees for the Arcata Chamber’s Small Business Award

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce HUMBOLDT – This is the latest in a series on the three nominees in each of six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards, featuring interviews with Small Business of the Year nominees Frankie’s NY Bagels, Tosha Yoga and WoodLab. Frankie’s NY Bagels is two years old, Tosha Yoga

Meet the Arcata Chamber’s Green Business of the Year nominees

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – Each business has different challenges and opportunities in interacting harmoniously with the environment. The nominees for Green Business of the Year show that Arcata is upholding its reputation as a green community. Alchemy Distillery Alchemy Distillery has always loved the idea of upcycling and creative reuse, and

Meet the Arcata Chamber’s Hospitality and Tourism nominees

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – If you live in Humboldt County you likely pity those living in traffic, surrounded by concrete and crowded by people. You probably value open space, the color green and moderate temperatures. As much as we may want to keep it all for ourselves, sharing it with others

Aaron Ostrom and Pacific Outfitters: a passion for the outdoors

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews owner Aaron Ostrom of Pacific Outfitters, an Arcata Chamber member for 35 years. You’re not quite 40, so how has Pacific Outfitters been a member for 35 years? What’s the story?  I’m 39. It started in 1968 as Pacific Marine Engineering by my father and his

College Life Today: the community keeps me marching

Martin Monjaraz Special to the Union HUMBOLDT STATE, ARCATA – Being active in college culture and finding community through the Marching Lumberjacks and Entrepreneurs Club keeps me excited and engaged in school. At the start of my college experience, I felt like a plethora of other college freshmen did. While I was excited to start

Arcata Chamber recognizes the best in the business community, beginning with these three beautifiers

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – This is one part in a series of articles featuring the three nominees in the six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards. In January, members of the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, who made the nominations, will vote for the winners, and they will be announced at

Chamber Classics: HealthSPORT – its origins and challenges

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joellen Clark-Peterson’s interview with Doug Hartley, site manager of the Arcata HealthSPORT How many years in your position? I’ve been here as operations director since we opened in 1992. I graduated from HSU with a Recreation Administration and Business degree. Susan Jansson was a fitness teacher at Valley West

Chamber Classics: Coldwell Banker Sellers has been rocking realty in Arcata since 1971

Sellers Realty opened their doors in the spring of 1971, acquiring a Coldwell Banker Franchise in 1983. They have been doing business in their current location at 985 G Street since 1984. This July, Greg Anderson handed the reins over to the new owners, Elly Roversi and Bryn Coriell. The business has been an Arcata

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