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Business Mixer, Political Mixer, and Festivities Focus on Restoring American Dream

November 4, 2012 (San Diego)--Celebrate being American at a fun-filled two day festival at historic Tuna Harbor Park (700 North Harbor Drive) in San Diego, CA on November 5 and 6  from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Freedom Festival is dedicated to connecting people to resources for establishing our original values as Americans, bringing together pioneers dedicated to the promise of the “American Dream” and the prospect of growing businesses to promote the American economy and jobs.

On Monday, come “Talk Politics over a Microbrew.” A Business  Mixer will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m. and a Political Mixer Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. The festival features a hotdog eating competition with the Official American Festival Dogs, a classic car show presented by Carrera Coachwerks, live music, exhibitors and speakers. Kids can meet American legends including Abraham Lincoln for photos, enjoy a ring toss, marble competition and much more.

The Freedom Festival, Business and Political Mixers are hosted by and benefit Heartland Sustainable Housing and the KOA. Admission to the festival is free; a $10 donation is suggested for the mixers.

Heartland Sustainable Housing, a division of Heartland Coalition 501(c) (3) (publisher of East County Magazine) is a San Diego based organization that works with private and institutional partners to provide viable purchase opportunities to low to moderate-income homebuyers.  HSH also serves as a community resource to aid distressed homeowners in regaining self-sufficiency through homeowner counseling events, financial management courses, and foreclosure prevention programs.

There are three primary goals of the Heartland Sustainable Housing program. First, it seeks to stabilize communities by purchasing REO properties that require extensive renovation. Second, commitment to job development is realized through hands-on green job training. New apprentices learn valuable job skills and put them to work on Heartland Sustainable Housing program projects. Lastly, to fulfill their mission of community stabilization by helping low to moderate income families purchase the homes they renovate. Each completed project represents a small step towards community stabilization goals.

The event will feature workshops, speakers and mixer events targeted at revitalizing American businesses and exports as well as the American Dream.


Speakers: Mark Hanson, Jim Bell, Paul Dekker, Jeff Perwin, Mark Wheatley,

Exhibitors: Double D BBQ, greentea Hawaii, Kapland College, Interior Illusion, Rodrigues General Contracting, Muscle Beach, Mr. Potato, Paraaiso Delicacies, Oceanside Hunter Steakhouse, Firefighter Turnout Bag, VFW District 1, Miramar Young Marines, Show Jerky,

Sponsors include: Happy Day Deals, Carrera Coachwerks, America Fight Back, Military Press, Senior Olympics, Meze Mediterranean Restaurant, Sporthings & More, Holistic Chamber

The Freedom Festival and Business and Political Mixer welcomes speakers, volunteers, exhibitors and services related to improving and empowering American businesses including community building, export assistance, product/project development, empowerment, government and private investment opportunities as well as job opportunities for American workers.  

Contact Info: 858-222-9137 or fax: 858 729-1807

Email:  pr@theamericantimesgroup.com                         

Learn more about Freedom Festival at: www.TheAmericanTimesGroup.com

Heartland Sustainable Housing: www.heartlandcln.org/heartland-sustainable-housing


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