April 25, 2014

Member's Corner | Calaveras County California

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Membership Has its Privileges – But You Have to Use Them!

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Can you feel it coming?   May… it always seems like it’s here before you know it, when tourist season really begins to ramp up and you don’t come up for air until sometime after Labor Day.  Marketing your business during this time drops to somewhere near the bottom of the to-do list,  but it […]

Event Spotlight: Twisted Folk Concert Series

Twisted Folk Concert Series

Last fall, after their second season of outdoor concerts in Vallecito, Twisted Oak Winery was awarded the 2013 Innovations in Tourism Award for Best Event Series.   We caught up with winery owner Jeff Stai recently to ask about Twisted Oak’s foray into live entertainment and what’s on deck for this year. Back when Jeff […]

It’s Interactive Month at the CVB – Welcome to the Map App!

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How many times has a guest asked you for advice on what to do while they’re in the area?  Where to eat?  Which wineries they should check out?  We’ve just made it easier  – and a lot more fun -  for you to be the hero concierge with the new Interactive Map  feature on the […]

Hello Sandy! We welcome our new Office Manager.

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This month we welcomed our new Office Manager Sandy Price, who comes to us with an impressive tenure managing startups and small businesses alike.   Sandy and her husband Greg have owned Bear Valley Snowmobile for the last decade, and before that she had an impressive career in Silicon Valley.  With her degree in marketing […]

Sasha Strauss Presentation from the California Outlook Forum

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Managing Director at Innovation Protocol and Professor at the University of Southern California, Sasha Strauss gave a presentation on branding at the 2014 California Outlook Forum that was energetic, inspiring and up-lifting.

Inside a World of Wonder

Stories in Stones - Russ and Pam Shoemaker

The Story Behind One of Calaveras’ Iconic Businesses: Stories in Stones The mountains east of Bakersfield aren’t the first place you might expect to find shark’s teeth, but that’s just what Russ Shoemaker did.  In fact, he and his wife Pam have found hundreds of teeth and other fossils buried in the ancient soils on […]

The NEW Calaveras Activities Guides have arrived!

2014 Calaveras Activities Guide

You’ll want to get your hands on one of our brand new Calaveras Activities Guides for 2014, which arrived TODAY! In the meantime you can get a sneak peak at our online version of the magazine, the inside centerfold section which includes a map of Calaveras and key regions, and the outside centerfold section featuring annual events, restaurant and accommodations guides […]

CVB Members ski for just $10 through Feb 24th

Ski Bear Valley Mountain

Bear Valley Mountain is Open!  The early December storm gave Bear Valley a good base and since that time they have continued to make snow.  They have 3 lifts running & three terrain parks giving access to intermediate and beginner terrain. The guests that are heading up to Bear are enjoying “Pure Mountain Fun!” Right […]

CVB Announces 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship

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The Calaveras Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that it will provide $1,000 in scholarships this year to area high school students as part of its second annual Travel Writing Scholarship program.  The scholarship opportunity is available to seniors at both Bret Harte and Calaveras High Schools who plan on attending a 2- or 4-year college/university […]

November 20, 2013 Interview with Joel Metzger on Inside View

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Joel Metzger talks to Calaveras Visitors Bureau’s executive director, Lisa Boulton, about her background and about the newest CVB initiatives in this half hour interview produced by Public Access Television of Calaveras County.

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