Get in the know - October 20th, 2023

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South County EDC
Infrastructure Forum
When: November 14th, 2003 from 8AM - 12:00PM 

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South County EDC is Hosting 
the (YEA) program and Looking for Student Candidates!   

 This is an Exciting Opportunity for High School Students in South County!  YEA! is a groundbreaking program that empowers students to transform their business ideas into reality.  Over the course of a year, students in grades 9-12 will learn how to conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to investors, and even launch their very own companies! 

We believe that you have incredible potential and the drive to succeed. That's why we want to hear from YOU!  If you or know of someone who might be interested in joining the YEA! program or know a high school student who would be a perfect fit, don't hesitate to reach out to us. 

Contact us at 
Alejandra@southcountyedc.com  and let us know that you're ready to embark on this incredible entrepreneurial journey!  

 Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to become a confident entrepreneur. Sign up today!

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Marine Group Boat Works Invests in State-of-the-Art Equipment, Modernization

Marine Group Boat Works (MGBW) announced that it will undertake a multi-million modernization project at its 15-acre ship-building and repair facility on San Diego Bay in Chula Vista. 

Central to the project will be the addition of a new state-of-the-art mobile boat lift, which will be the only sideways-crawling travelift on the West Coast and the largest in the United States.

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CBX and This is About Humanity fundraise and donate more than
$100k to fight food insecurity at the U.S. - Mexico border

Cross Border Xpress (CBX) and This is About Humanity (TIAH) reiterated their commitment to the communities at the U.S. Mexico border by delivering a check for $102k to the Tijuana Sin Hambre organization: this fundraiser and matching fund effort results from the fourth edition of the Warm Hearts Warm Meals campaign.

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By: Tracy DeFore, County of San Diego Communications Office


The County Wants Input on Future Infrastructure Needs

If you’d like a say on County projects like sidewalks, fire stations, Live Well centers and libraries, here’s your chance.

The County is holding meetings to get your feedback on needed improvements and future facilities.

Each year, the County reviews and revises its forecast of planned and potential capital projects to ensure that they are taking care of aging infrastructure. But it also wants to address any emerging issues or needs. 

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Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce Business Tradeshow

Don't miss out on this valuable networking and learning opportunity.

This event will provide a great opportunity to gain insights from Chula Vista Bayfront Developers and hear a presentation from our event sponsor, the Port of San Diego.

Thursday, October 26, 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
640 Marina Parkway, Chula VIsta, CA 91910

Come and discover all the exciting developments happening in our Chula Vista Bayfront!
The evening will be filled with raffles, great samplings of delicious food from local restaurants and more!

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AC Wood Furniture LLC

AC Wood Furniture recently interviewed by South County EDC during Manufacturers Month. Discover their manufacturing expertise and commitment to quality.

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Assist Resident Tuition for Low-Income Students in Border Region

(Sacramento) On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 91 into law to eliminate the barrier of high tuition expenses for low-income students in the California-Mexican border region. 

The law will create a 5-year pilot program that allows students who live in Mexico and within 45 miles of the California border an exemption from out-of-state tuition rates. 

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South County EDC is Looking for Volunteers! 

South County EDC is seeking volunteers for our Business Outreach program, which involves conducting surveys of businesses in the San Diego area.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who can take a few hours to help us gather valuable insights from local businesses. As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in collecting data that will inform our strategies and initiatives to support the business community in South County.

Your participation will be greatly appreciated and will have a meaningful impact on the development of our region. If you are interested in making a difference and contributing to the growth of our community, please fill out the form on the right.


SCEDC Business Assistance  

The South County EDC's Business Outreach team extends the invitation to its board of directors and members to volunteer in our canvassing efforts.  This is a great opportunity to learn more on how we assist our South County business community.

 To sign up please send an email to our Assistant Director, Efrain Ibarra at efrain@southcountyedc.com.

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SCEDC Business
Recovery Loan

SCEDc is now offering $10,000 recovery loan

Do you have a Small Business in need of a loan?
 Are you looking to acquire new equipment or
adding employees?

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