ECM’S NONPROFIT PUBLISHER, HEARTLAND COALITION, HONORED BY U.S. DEPT. OF COMMERCE’S MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Story and photos by I.C. Jimenez
November 8, 2012 (San Diego)--Heartland Coalition has received the prestigious “Service Firm of The Year” award by the Minority Business Development Agency. The award, presented October 25 in Riverside, recognizes individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing minority business enterprises. The MBDA theme for this year is “Build it here-sell it everywhere.”
October 6, 2012 (El Cajon) -- Considered to be one of the largest community events in the East County, the annual El Cajon Safety & Career Expo is being held Saturday, October 13th, at 100 E. Lexington Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
After a special noon welcome ceremony, the El Cajon Police Department will have a special Police K-9 demonstration. San Diego Gas & Electric and Mission Federal Credit Union are our title sponsors, both dedicated to education in the community. Stop by their booths for valuable safety information and get a fire badge sticker and red fire helmet for the children.
During the day, many activities will be available for family fun as well as teaching the public how to be safe and prepared for a fire or other emergency.
July 27, 2010 (El Cajon) -- Grossmont College Adult Reentry Program will host “Your Tomorrow Starts Here,” a free informational meeting for adults interested in returning to school to reenter the workforce, learn a new career, earn a college diploma or upgrade their skills for a job promotion, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, in Room 220 on the college campus. Admission and parking are free.