*In celebration of Women’s History Month in Los Angeles, Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) and BuusinessSource Center (BEC) holds this annual Business event dedicated to spotlight the challenges and opportunities that Women-Owned Family-Owned Businesses face.
Attendees have the opportunity to learn firsthand about the challenges and successes of owning and operating a business enterprise as well as the on-going development, pitfalls and successes of a variety of local Women-Owned businesses.
Growing out of a small-town school event in California, Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society.
The United States has observed it annually throughout the month of March since 1987. This event pays homage to the many women who are making their own Her Story through entrepreneurship.
WHO: Ronda Jackson, ASID, CID Principal, Certified Designer, Décor Interior Design Inc.; Carol Shaw, Owner, CJ’s Elegance; Angelica Urquijo, Chief Strategist, The Imagen Group; Elizabeth Yaba aka “Sia-Sia” Founder and Host, Yaba TV Show; KarLee Young, Owner, Crenshaw Yoga and Dance Studio and Marva Smith Battle-Bey, President & CEO, Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation BusinessSource Center.
What: The VSEDC Annual Celebration of Women-Owned Businesses, Reception and Conversation with diverse Women Business Owners.
When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 6 to 8PM
Where: The Vision Theatre 3341 43rd. Place, Los angeles, CA 90008
Admission: This event is free to the public. RSVP by phone 323.789.4515 or online at www.tinyurl.com/HerStory2016
Why: In celebration of National Women’s History Month.
Sponsors: VSEDC/BEC, The Mayor’s Office and the Vision Theatre
Photo Opps with:
Ronda Jackson, ASID, CID Principal, Certified Designer, Décor Interior Design Inc.
Carol Shaw, Owner, CJ’s Elegance
Angelica Urquijo, Chief Strategist, The Imagen Group;
Elizabeth Yaba aka “Sia-Sia”, Founder and Host, Yaba TV Show
KarLee Young, Owner, Crenshaw Yoga and Dance Studio
Pam Bizelle, Program Manager, Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation BusinessSource Center.
Andrea Jackson, Operations Manager, Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation BusinessSource Center.
Lauren Ball, The Holiday Girl Travel Boutique Travel
Debra Herrera, Make Up Artist
Natalyn Randle, Ease On Down the Road Home Repair & Construction
Tammy Williams, TEE PEE Fashion Custom Jewlery
Michelle Lockert, Mimi’s Body Products
I Am RestAuration, Restore Blendz Juices
Karen Quarles-Mills, Amara Fair Trade Coffee
Gwen Allen, Realtor Agent and Broker RS Realty and Associates
Gwen’s Catering & Desserts
About Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) www.vsedc.org
Main Office: 1130 W. Slauson Avenue. Los Angeles, CA 90044.
The Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) is a community-based non-profit organization located in South Los Angeles. Established in 1979 as a citizen advisory committee by Mayor Tom Bradley in response to the South LA community’s concern regarding the closing of a Sears Department Store, the organization began operations in 1981.
Since inception, VSEDC has brought innumerable benefits to the community and has grown from a small grassroots neighborhood organization to a well-known and highly regarded community institution with a proven track record of success. VSEDC has mobilized dollars from the private sector and all levels of government to lead the revitalization of the Vermont Slauson community. Furthermore, VSEDC has good working relationships with entities such as the City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, Community Development Department, and the Mayor’s Office.
About the BusinessSource Center South Region (BEC) ● 6109 S. Western Ave., CA 90047
VSEDC continues to make an impact in the small business community in South Los Angeles by providing free entrepreneurial training, technical assistance and access to capital through the VSEDC BusinessSource Center. Serving the South Region of Los Angeles, VSEDC provides a suite of no-cost business services that help businesses start, operate and expand in Los Angeles.