Rep. Chu to Host 7th Annual Congressional Women of the Year Awards Ceremony WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) announced the names of 14 women from across the San Gabriel Valley who will receive the Congressional Women of the Year Award. The award, now in its 7th year, will be given out at…

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Jerky Manufacturer Reaches New Markets with New Building When Susan Kang and her partner took over the jerky company in Grand Terrace, their office was housed in a small trailer where the office staff barely had passing room and each shared a desk. The manufacturing space was less than conducive to their expected growth. Choosing…

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AmPac obtained funds from OneWest Bank to support its Healthy Food Loan Program launched in Los Angeles County. The program is made possible by the California Freshworks initiative and Capital Impact Partners and seeks to serve Los Angeles County communities that do not have equal access to fresh foods to promote healthy eating and good…

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Supermarket in South Los Angeles to Expand Healthy Food Offerings As part of its Healthy Food Loan Program, AmPac funded a local supermarket in south Los Angeles to promote healthy food offerings in a local community that is considered a food desert. The borrower obtained a low interest $30,000 loan to purchase inventory and fund…

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Faith Based Small Business Summit Panelist News Nathan Westwick, owner of Wild Goose Coffee Roasters and one of the panelists at last year’s Faith Based Small Business Summit, recently announced that his Redlands-based warehouse facility now has a dedicated tasting room. “We are still a wholesaler, but we have had enough people say, ‘Can we…

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Want to make a small business owner cringe? Try uttering the word “debt” around them. That’s because debt has become widely associated with negativity and out of control spending. But debt isn’t always a red flag in business. In fact, it can actually be good for a growing business to take on debt. Read on…

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Grand Terrace, CA — The Board of Directors of AmPac Tristate CDC is pleased to welcome to our office William J. “Bill” Cortus, a Certified Financial Planner® “Bill has been a sponsor and supporter of the Faith Based Small Business Summit since its inception, more than seven years ago,” said Hilda Kennedy, President, and CEO…

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