Hyde Jackson Monthly August 29, 2016

We hope that you have enjoyed your summer.

If you will be shopping for back-to-school gear for your kids, we have a good number of clothing stores here for you to choose from as well as general goods stores that stock school supplies. Come stroll Centre Street to get what you need to start the school year off on the right foot.

Main Street Recap

Summer Teatro en el Parque

Our 4th Annual Teatro en el Parque--The Dragún Summer Series--was a wonderful 3 days of live theatre at Mozart Park. Thank you so much to Escena Latina Teatro for their great collaboration and commitment to our neighborhood.

The Dragún Summer Series was made possible with special funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' Creative City Program, with funding from the Barr Foundation, in addition to the following supporters shown below. Be sure to support our sponsors and say, "Thanks" for making these free community events possible:

Media Partner  
El Mundo Boston

Community Hero El Oriental de Cuba

Oro Sponsors
City Feed and Supply
RJV Construction

Plata Sponsors
Best Care Rehabilitation
Centre Liquor
Evelyn's Market
Multi Cultural Independent Living Center of Boston
Rizzo's Pizza

Bronce Sponsors
Amador & Oller Executive Group
Camilo Market
Cappy's Pizza V
Centre Fashion
Freddy's Market Bodega
Peak Performance Chiropractic
Sophia's Beauty Salon
The Law Office of Mark W. Miller
The Old Havana
Ultra Beauty Salon

Other Sponsors
Dr. Computer
Franklin's CD
J&P Dry Cleaners
La Gran Via
Teatro en el Parque

We welcome feedback about the Series as well suggestions on what you'd like to see next year. Please email us at info@hydejacksonsquare.org with your thoughts.      

Main Street Activities 
Fall 2015 Beautificaiton

Come with Us to Beauty Our Neighborhood 

On Saturday, October 22 we will be beautifying Mozart Playground and the municipal parking lot at 350 -352 Centre Street as well as spreading fresh mulch and flowers in tree pits along Centre Street. Enjoy some coffee, snacks, and camaraderie and help us keep the neighborhood looking great. Volunteers investing in our community help us refresh Centre Street to make it a great place shop, eat, play, and just enjoy.

Please RSVP your place with us at info@hydejacksonsquare.org. 

Business Corner

Small Business Resource Fair on Sept. 28 

Hyde Jackson Square Main Street's  
Merchant Alliance Program (MAP)
Financing Basics for Your Business

A small business financial expert will have all of your business financial questions answered including working capital, business loans, and more!

Bring another business owner and both of you will have a chance to win a free ad in El Mundo! Refreshments will be provided. 

Wednesday, September 14 @ 9:30 am 
Hyde Jackson Square Main Street 
329 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain


SBA Trainings and Resources
5 Ways to Prioritize What Social Network Your Business Should Invest In Webinar 

"What social media network is the best one to market my business and make money?" Find the answers for your business when Pam Moore, the CEO of Marketing Nutz, (and one of the nation's leading online marketing experts) discusses how to use an audience-based approach to prioritize and maximize your investment in social media.

Tuesday, August 30 @ 1:00 PM  

Register here.

Customer Service from SBA Learning Center

This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to customer service and how it impacts your business. Topics include: 
  • Defining good customer service
  • Implementing good customer service
  • How to improve customer service
Begin course by registering for it here

SBA Online Trainings
SBA  has many free online trainings that can help you in your business. Click here for a complete list of trainings.   

Guest Blog

Check out the recent SBA guest blog about 10 Tactics to Get More Positive Reviews for Your Business .

SCORE Boston Trainings

Secrets of Pricing for Small Businesses
Entrepreneurs often identify proper pricing of their businesses products or services as one of the key challenges to growing a competitive, profitable business. In this workshop, we'll provide frameworks for how to think about your pricing: we'll explain why pricing is so important, why pricing is really about positioning, what factors influence pricing, and how to avoid competing on price. We'll end the session with tips to help you avoid common pricing pitfalls.
There is a $20 fee for this workshop.
Thursday, September 8 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Harvard iLab,125 Western Ave, Boston MA 02134

Register here.
SCORE Online Workshops 
The Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) has many online workshops and services. Click here for a list of online workshops.  
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This Month's Issue
Main Street Recap
Main Street Activities
Business Corner

Main Street Activities

Merchant Alliance Program 
Business Financing Training
Wednesday, September 14
9:30 - 11:00 am 
329 Centre Street

Community Beautification
Saturday, October 22
9:00 - 12:00 pm
Meet at Mozart Park

Other Activities

Sat. & Sun. Sept. 17 & 18
11:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Many locations in Hyde/Jackson
Jamaica Plain Open Studios is sponsored by the Jamaica Plain Arts Council

Latin Quarter Fiesta
Saturday, September 17
12:00 - 6:00 pm 
Mozart Park
The Latin Quarter Fiesta is sponsored by Hyde Square Task Force.

Christian Science Reading Room & Bookstore Open House
Saturday, September 17
12:00 - 6:00 pm 
351 Centre Street

A Perfect Gift to Shop Local--
Our Neighborhood Gift Card

Gift Card Have you ever thought about that perfect gift, one that is flexible in its use and supports a strong community? Well we have the answer in our newly launched Hyde & Jackson Squares Neighborhood Gift Card. We have great businesses here so why not give your loved one, family member, or friend a gift that keeps the dollars circulating in the neighborhood? Cards are redeemable at more than 40 neighborhood businesses (and counting). 
To purchase one, contact us at 617-522-3694 or info@hydejacksonsquare.org.  


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