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Carmel Magazine, Summer/Fall 2018

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XXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX B Y X X X X X X X X X X X XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Photo: Kelli Uldall industry. This is the second year we've brewed this Belgian, and I think it's the best batch yet," Rivard said. Peter B's is located in the Portola Hotel & Spa, near the downtown Monterey waterfront. Monterey businesswomen Janine Chicourrat and Tammy Blount have been recog- nized in the 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Awards. Organized by Smart Meetings, a media and magazine company covering corporate event planning and hospitality, the honors acknowledge 100 talented, inspiring women mak- ing an impact across the global meetings industry. Chicourrat is general manager of the Portola Hotel & Spa. She has more than 20 years of experience in operations and management with companies such Pebble Beach Resorts and the Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group. Blount, who has nearly 30 years of hospitality experience, is president and CEO of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is the 2017-18 chair of Destinations International, an international trade association for destination marketing organizations. F ormer Los Angeles Dodgers first base- man and 10-time All-Star Steve Garvey, swinging through the Tap Room in Pebble Beach…Novelist Pico Iyer and "National Geographic Traveler" editor-at-large Don George signing books and talking travel during a Carmel Public Library Foundation benefit at the Sunset Center…Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt front man Jay Farrar and friends singing under the redwoods at the Henry Miller Memorial Library in May. Modest Mouse also performed at the Big Sur destination… Elayne Whyte Gómez, lead negotiator of the recently approved United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, speaking at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) Spring Commencement. Whyte Gómez is Costa Rica's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva and a MIIS graduate…Ten-time Grammy winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift participating in a falconry class at Ventana Big Sur, according to a report…"Steve Jobs" and "12 Years a Slave" star Michael Fassbender returning to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to compete in the Ferrari Challenge event. He finished on the podium in his category. Former Wal-Mart chair- man Rob Walton also took home three victories after driving two of his classic race cars at the May Spring Classic Showcasing Nitro Revival...Pro Football Hall of Famer Franco Harris and baseball player Aaron Hill, formerly of the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants, dining at the Sardine Factory… C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S U M M E R / F A L L 2 0 1 8 67 Michael Fassbender C-Notes Action from the Sea-and-be-Scene | 27300 rancho san carlos road, carmel CA 93923 | 831.620.7360 COOL DOWN HEAT UP RELAX MASSAGE HOT & COLD POOLS HIMALAYAN SALT WALL SAUNA STEAM ROOMS Photo: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

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