Check out what is happening this month in the Diamond Business District!
OCTOBER 2016
TASTE OF THE DIAMOND
Fourth Annual Taste of the Diamond


THANK YOU TO OUR 2016 
TASTE OF THE DIAMOND SPONSORS! 

 
In This Issue:
Committee Calendar
Taste of the Diamond Committee
10/10, 10/17, 10/24  | 4:30pm

Marketing & Promotions Committee
Thursday 10/13 | 5:30pm

Economic Development Committee
Tuesday 10/11 | Noon

Executive Committee
Wednesday 10/12 | 6pm

Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday 10/18 | 5:30pm

All Meetings are held in the Tubman Chavez Community Center.
Partner Resources
Helpful Blogs









DIAMOND RECAP
Business Financial Health Check-Up

On September 26th, we  pa rtnered with Zumah to host a Small Business Financials Health Check-Up at the Tubman Chavez Community Center. This was the first bilingu al workshop that the SDBD has hosted! Businesses learned how to calculate the cost/profit per product and whether their business was costing or making them money. If you would like a copy of the presentation please email Karina@sdbd.org. 
UPCOMING DIAMOND EVENTS
NOTICE
Diamond Business Association's
 Board of Directors Meeting

When: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
5:30pm-7:00pm

Where:
Tubman Chavez Community Center
Conference Room
415 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114

What:
Join us for our monthly board of director's meeting. 

Growing Your Business Through Referrals
Crece Tu Negocio A Base De Recomendaciones

When: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
10:30am-12:30pm

Where:
Tubman Chavez Community Center
415 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114

Business will learn how they can use current contacts to further grow their business. Segments include: Building and implementing a referral program, incentive based referrals, using social media, direct contact, current customers/clients and venders to increase referrals.

FREE WORKSHOP | TALLER GRATIS

Click here to RSVP.  
NEW DIAMOND BUSINESSES
 
Beautiful Body FitClub
Zumba class
619-742-3811
5077 Logan Avenue, 
San Diego, CA 92113

Ricardo Francisco's Cleaning Solutions
Janitorial services
619-666-9926
Ricardo's is currently a home-based business. 

Planet Fitness
24/7 hour gym 
619-564-6619
1725 Euclid Avenue, 
San Diego, CA 92105
Be Fresh All Day
Healthy Food Restaurant 
619-458-9303
4687 Logan Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92113

DIAMOND PARTNER EVENTS
Vendor Opportunities 

There are a couple vendor opportunities for businesses in October. Please see the flyers below for event details. 

For Dia De los Muertos vendor opportunities, please contact Jovita Juarez at jovita592002@yahoo.com  or call619-227-4588.

For HipHop5K  vendor opportunities, please contact Dawud Hasan at  dawud.tarleyb@gmail.com or call 619-560-1301. 

Dia De Los Muertos

Second Annual Hip Hop 5K

DIAMOND RESOURCES
Internships  & Volunteer Opportunities  

Do you know an outstanding student looking to boost their resume and upcoming college applications? Urge them to apply for an internship with us! 
We are looking for high school and college students who want to make a positive difference in our community.  
Download the application here
Exiting News?

Is your business offering a special next month? Or perhaps hosting a special event? Did your business just receive an award or recognition? If you have something exciting happening, LET US KNOW! We will help you spread the word! We might even pay for advertisement on Facebook. 

Contact our office to tell us all about it!

FREE ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY 
Diamond Business Association members can list their business in our online directory. Its FREE and simple!

Download instructions on how to CLAIM and EDIT your listing here!

 

You can update your listing with your company hours, email, logo, social media platform links, and any other information about your business you wish to add!

$500 Matching Signage Grant 

Need a new business sign for your storefront? You can receive a $500 matching grant for a new, code-compliant, sign!

Click here  to read more about the requirements and to download the applica-tion.

Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting

Are you a new business? Are you celebrating an anniversary? We would be happy to coordinate a Grand Opening Ceremony or Celebration for any new or existing business in the Diamond Business District. Please contact our office for more information.