May 2016 Meeting Minutes

MBA Monthly Meeting Minutes, May 17th, 2016


Attendees: 9

Shelley Anderson-The Marketing Deli-MBA Vice President, Hank Zapisek CFP-Financial Network Investment Corp.-MBA Treasurer, Kimberly Weber-Jerome’s Furniture-Recording Secretary, Josh Millar-UPG, Carrie Beinart-Carrie’s Day Spa, Tom Cleary-USD Senior Director Community & Gov’t Relations, Max Folkers-RE/Max, Janet Poutre-Clairemont Community News, Brad Weber-Bay Park Connection

Call to order/introductions: The meeting was called to order at 3:10 pm.  Attendees introduced themselves.

Approved April 2016 minutes: Minutes were approved unanimously.


Treasurer’s Report: Bank Balance is $14,215.27; roughly $1,545 higher than last year.  $6,000 of $10K 2016 grant was received; Taste of Morena profit was $5,200. Submitted $10K Grant application for 2017; $3K for Banner replacement, $7K for Mobile APP Promotion.


Old/New Business:

A.        MBA website update-developing Instructions on how to add your Business to the MBA website & email notices to be sent on Facebook

B.        MBA Mobile APP promotion update-35 downloads last month, showcase Businesses via interviews & highlight local Businesses via videos

C.        MBA Mixer TBD for July 20th, 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Business Community Commentary:


A.        Janet Poutre, Clairemont Community News-suggested the MBA offer a workshop on how to list your Business on the MBA website “Business Directory” section.

B.        Tom Cleary, USD Senior Director Community & Gov’t Relations- USD Commencement ceremonies to take place the 3rd weekend in May.  At USD, the City of San Diego is replacing underground water lines; construction is ongoing through the summer.



Morena Business District members are given an opportunity to express ideas, concerns, questions or special requests that would impact the Morena District Community. Please contact (619) 301-9318 for additional information.


Adjournment: 3:40 pm



Thank you to our Morena District Community!