The nonprofit will still provide its life-changing services SANTA MARIA, CA—After 24 years as the Central Coast Rescue Mission, the Christian nonprofit that serves individuals experiencing homelessness, addiction, poverty, and food insecurity will now be known as Rescue Mission Alliance Central Coast. On June 1, the organization also debuted a new look and logo. “Our decision to rebrand the Central Coast Rescue Mission and our other ministries wasn’t made lightly—and it wasn’t just about a more modern
SAN LUIS OBISPO—Carmel & Naccasha LLP is thrilled to welcome Stephanie Barclay to their wills, trusts and estate planning team. Prior to joining C&N, Stephanie worked for 10 years at SLO Legal Assistance Foundation (SLOLAF) where she served in many different capacities including Project Director of Senior Legal Services Project, SLOLAF's first Executive Director and then Legal Director of Civil Law Services. When Stephanie was hired at SLOLAF, she was the sole employee running the organization's only
NIPOMO—California Fresh Market, which has a store in Pismo Beach, recently announced its plans to open a new location in the commercial center in Nipomo's Dana Reserve. "Dana Reserve in Nipomo is a perfect opportunity for us to meet the needs of our existing customers in a convenient location for our company and the community. This area of the Central Coast is home to a number of working families, who are looking to feed themselves and their families or pets with delicious and high-quality groceries,"
Learn about restorative justice from those who’ve experienced it and who practice it. San Luis Obispo, CA – “Bridging the Gap'' showcases restorative justice in action through an inspirational, educational, and engaging program of speakers and arts from Restorative Partners. Speakers include individuals with decades of lived incarceration experience, survivors of violent crime, restorative justice academics and practitioners, and more. $15 general admission tickets can be purchased at The Fremont SLO.
PISMO BEACH—The Pismo Beach City Council has announced the resignation of James R. Lewis as City Manager following his appointment as City Manager of Atascadero, CA. Mr. Lewis has had a successful 10.5-year tenure as City Manager, during which time the City has completed major capital projects, grown economically, built an employee culture based on service, and received several state and national awards. Mr. Lewis will depart the City on June 30, 2023. Based on Mr. Lewis’ new appointment, the City Council
French Hospital Achieves 23 Consecutive ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grades from Leapfrog GroupSAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, May 3, 2023 – Dignity Health French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) is excited to announce that it has achieved 23 consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Grades since the launch of The Leapfrog Group in 2012. FHMC is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide that have achieved this distinction. “I am incredibly proud of the French Hospital team for achieving a Leapfrog “A” grade, every grading cycle since the
Dignity Health physician talks about how to best find relief this allergy season Santa Maria, CA – April 19, 2023 –Spring has sprung on the Central Coast after a heavy rainy season, and now at the peak of the super bloom, the increase in pollen and allergens is a recipe for an uncomfortable, itchy, sneezy, allergy season. New research by Climate Central, a non-profit focused on climate news and research, shows that pollen season starts 20 days earlier, is 10 days longer, and features 21% more pollen.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA- The Cal Poly Center for Innovation for Entrepreneurship (CIE) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced the top six startup finalists to compete in the 2023 Angel Conference: DEMO Studios, MyMetaFi, Quantum Energy, Ryde, VLab Education, and Zoetic Motion. These companies will have an opportunity to compete for $100,000+ in equity-backed funding on June 1st, 5:00-7:30 PM. The hybrid event will take place at SLO Brew Rock and stream on YouTube Live.DEMO Studios: Allows creators
Gorgeous Blankets of Wildflowers Inspire the Creation of New Cocktails and a Super Blooming Package – Offered at Six Central Coast Resorts PISMO BEACH—Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach, an Autograph Collection Hotel – is celebrating the kaleidoscopic landscape of super blooms this season with new flower-inspired cocktails and a special Super Blooming Package that offers guests up to a 20% savings on guest rooms and their choice of two cocktails selected from new flower-inspired cocktail menus. Along
As a small business owner, it is essential to be mindful of your finances and develop a financial strategy that will ensure the long-term success of your business. By understanding the basics of financial literacy, staying on top of financials, and utilizing software and PDFs to manage and protect documents, you can create a winning plan for your business. To help, here are some essential tips on how to prioritize your business’s finances for long-term growth.Why Tracking Your Finances is
The holidays are a special time of year when family, friends, and loved ones come together to celebrate. With so many different businesses vying for attention during the holidays, it can be difficult to know where to start. South County Chambers of Commerce member Adobe has compiled the nine greatest holiday marketing ideas to help boost your business this season!1. Post Interactive Content People love getting involved in the holiday spirit, so give them something to do. Host a virtual gingerbread house
Entrepreneurs take on a significant amount of risk when starting their companies. With no guarantee of a return on investment, it's important to take every measure to protect your organization's financial health and ability to operate. Legally binding business contracts are essential when making any official agreements regarding your venture. Read on for helpful tips from Adobe. Understanding How and When Contracts Are Used These documents are legally binding agreements, typically dictating a
We’re so excited to be new members of the South County Chambers of Commerce! If you have any questions about our service, please feel free to reach out to us. Our member directory page contains contact information, including our phone number: (844) 493-6249. If you’re thinking about starting your own independent venture, you’re not alone. In fact, statistics indicate that the number of people starting their own businesses as solopreneurs, freelancers or consultants is on the rise. And while you might