Apr 26, 2022
Greetings!

Oh that age old cellular commercial continues to be vastly applicable. Coming up ESABA will join and host opportunities for you to listen, ask questions, respond and determine for yourself if our voices and input is getting across. After two years where the dominant response to the question "Can you hear me now?" has been "No, you're on mute," we are eager to break new ground.

Networking at the AAPI Small Business EXPO - May 14

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I HEART Mom - Family Values for Life & Partners - May 1
The YMCA wants to know if they are hearing you: Take their survey on Community Needs
MN Humanities Center Cultural Heritage Grants - Open now
Veterans Resources for Starting and Growing your business
ESABA Member Deal: YMCA 5 day pass
Can you hear me now? - The Vinyl Edition

George Broostin of Guild Services is going to be looking for records at Caydence Records & Coffee with his East Side Orbiter. This is the kind of picture that can help set him up to win $100 in the Fistful of Deals challenge we're running until May 15th. See more and start getting those pics in.
Like many, the YMCA changed the direction of operations in the past two years to meet community needs. They'd like to see what you're thinking now. Community Needs survey below:

Check out this opportunity to find job seekers and hire on the same day - click and learn more about this great opportunity the same week as Travel & Tourism week... both from Visit Saint Paul.

(That's superstar Lachelle Cunningham who teaches the Food Entrepreneur's Class pictured left)
Metro State celebrates 50 years on the East Side. Find out more and plan to join the celebration! May 3rd
Fistful of Deals: Win $100

ESABA is launching our next contest for you to win $100 in Gift Cards to Member businesses. When you use 5 Orbiter coupons between now and May 15th. Send us the photos and be entered to win!

Connect with Paris to see how you can combine the services of BizRecycling and our Preferred Hauler Deal to maximize savings on your solid waste bill. Nobody should be paying more than they need to. ESABA members, that means you. Click the BizRecycling logo below to learn more about how to get started.

Southeast Community Organization - Executive Director - working link!

ESFL - Executive Director

ESNDC - Economic Development Coordinator

Payne Phalen District Council - Environmental Justice Community Coordinator

East 7th - Front Mngr, Store & Deli Clerks, and more!
If you have employment opportunities and need help getting the word out, please submit them to our website here.
Board of Directors:
President:
Steve Ledin
Ledin Law PLLC

Vice President:
Juan Cervantes
Juan Cervantes State Farm Agency LLC

Secretary:

Treasurer:
Khue Yang
Hiway Federal Credit Union

Board Members:
Tonya Bauer
Saint Paul Port Authority

Randy Bloom
MSS

Chelsea Fey
Visit Saint Paul

Shateka Flowers
Family Values For Life

Taelor Johnson
Mueller Memorial

Marv Koppen
Party Time Liquor

William Schultz
Vivid Concepts

Darren Varley
DVCreative
Paris Dunning, Executive Director
651.335-0986
paris@esaba.org
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