From the Doubletree Sonoma Wine Country – we present highlights from the State of the County breakfast, presented by Sonoma County Economic Development Bureau.
The Black Sheep Brass Band kicked off the morning event.
It’s an annual exercise. The State of the County breakfast welcomes leaders of government, business and nonprofits to hear from elected officials and economists about the direction of the local economy. This year the subtitle of the event, Building Hope and Resiliency in Sonoma County reminded everyone that there was really only one thing to talk about.
KRCB News Director Steve Mencher was there as James Gore, the new chair of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, looked back to October...
Speakers at the event included:
- Ben Stone, Executive Director, Sonoma County Economic Development Board
- Supervisor James Gore, Chair, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors
- Chris Coursey, Mayor of Santa Rosa
- Jim Mayer, President and CEO, California Forward
- Elizabeth Brown, President and CEO, Community Foundation of Sonoma County
- Reno Franklin, Chair, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians
- Brett Martinez, President and CEO, Redwood Credit Union
- Ana Lugo, President, North Bay Organizing Project