OneCalifornia Bank may sing the praises of small banks all the time, but it isn’t the only one. Check out this May 2009 article in the New York Times about the successes of small, community-oriented banks. Link to the NYT article.
Archive for May, 2009
Our friends at Inner City Advisors passed on an invitation to this conference call hosted by the national organization Initiative for a Competitive Inner City:
How to Market Your Company in a Tough Economy
June 17th, 11:00 a.m. PST
The monthly ICIC CEO Series features some of the world’s most influential practitioners sharing their successful, innovative business strategies. The series, presented via conference call, is designed with one goal in mind – to help you grow your company.
On June 17th, ICIC will feature AJ Gerritson, a Partner of 451 Marketing, Jay Sun, a Partner and CFO of The Barbarian Group, and TerryLozoff, a Partner and co-founder of Street Attack . AJ, Jay, and Terry will discuss the best practices of marketing in a tough economy.
To RSVP or learn more about the CEO Series, please contact Hyacinth Vassell at: email@example.com. All pertinent information to join this conference call session will be sent in your RSVP confirmation email.
Uptown Unveiled!, a free street fair on Thursday, June 18, 2009, will offer a glimpse into the hip, happening downtown neighborhood. Running from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m., the event will encompass and feature activities at the famed Fox Oakland Theater, Oakland School for the Arts, Oakland Ice Center, in addition to area art galleries, restaurants, shops, nightspots and the new Fox Square mini-park. Uptown Unveiled! is the perfect way for foodies, families and urban warriors of all ages to celebrate the start of summer!
To learn more, check out http://meetdowntownoak.com/
What can we do to encourage social entrepreneurs to thrive? How do we make it easier for purpose-driven businesses to get a head start and a leg up? What structures can we create to provide a nurturing environment for entrepreneurs who want to do good?
Join Cathedral Financial and Numi Tea in engaging conversations with Good Capital, HUBsf and SoCap09 to see what they’re doing to answer these questions. We will have good food, fine wine and the only Oakland-brewed beer in town!
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Numi Tea Garden
2230 Livingston St., Oakland, CA
Rose Penelope Yee
Cathedral Financial Group, Inc.