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Giving Back to Your Community Is a Good Way to Build YOUR Business

Cause-related marketing is one of the fastest growing segments in the marketing world today. There are several reasons for this phenomenon. Large and small businesses and even home base businesses  are under ever increasing pressure to maximize “dollar efficiency,” find that the can achieve both marketing and philanthropic objectives by positioning themselves with the right cause- related marketing opportunity. 

Non-profit organizations faced with increased competition for contributions are becoming more proactive in their use of non-traditional marketing techniques in order to meet their financial, educational and awareness objectives.Traditional fundraising tools like direct mail and grants are not yielding as much “return on investment” for nonprofit organizations as they once did.  Thus, they are being forced to seek out “alternative forms of marketing.” As government continues to cut back their expenditures, including support for many  non-profit organizations and their projects, more and more pressure will be placed upon the businesses and public sector to meet these needs.Cause-related marketing is one of the most effective tools available to the Business community and non-profit organizations today.  Businesses small or large  can achieve a multitude of marketing and philanthropic objectives with one well-conceived campaign, Non-profit organizations with their business  partners can have the needed funds to complete their organization mission. 

Trying To Lose Weight….Go Beyond The Salad.

When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan?Root vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of upsetting blood sugar levels like refined sweet foods do, they help regulate them.

Why Eat More Root Veggies?

Long roots – carrots, parsnips, burdock, and daikon radish – are excellent blood purifiers and can help improve circulation in the body. Round roots – turnips, radishes, beets, and rutabagas – nourish the stomach, spleen, pancreas, and reproductive organs.

Which root vegetables do you eat most?If you’re like most of the world, it’s carrots and potatoes. Here are a few others to explore:

  •  Beets contain an abundance of antioxidants and are highly detoxifying.
  • Burdock is considered a powerful blood purifier. This long, thin veggie is a staple in Asian and health food stores.
  • Celeriac, also known as celery root, is rich in fiber and has a respectable amount of antioxidants.
  • Jicama is crunchy and refreshing and contains a generous amount of vitamin C. It’s a favorite in its native Mexico and South America.
  • Onions are rich in antioxidants and other phytonutrients, making them prized for their ability to strengthen the immune system.
  • Parsnips, which look like giant white carrots, boast a sweet, earthy taste. They’ve also got plenty of fiber, vitamin C, folic acid, niacin, thiamine, magnesium, and potassium.
  • Radish is an excellent source of vitamin C. It’s also rich in calcium, molybdenum, and folic acid.
  • Sweet Potatoes contain unsurpassed levels of beta-carotene and are also rich in vitamin C, phytonutrients, and fiber.  
Menifee Valley Chamber & Nafe Attends Boys and Girls Club Event

This past sat night at Wilson creek winery in Temecula Ca Menifee Nafe members and also members of the Menifee Valley Chamber were at a red carpet event that was a fundraising benefit for the newly formed Menifee valley boys and girls club in Menifee Back row left to right Jean Olexa,Sheila A Caruso,Robbie Motter, front row left to right Dorothy Wolons chamber CEO and also Nafe member,Cynthia Nemelka and Ivette Barnette, The event was put together by Jennifer Walker also a chamber /Nafe member we also saw other Nafe/Chamber members at event I.e Linda Denver,Coleen Morehouse and there may have been a few others as well Great event for a great cause and we were honored to have been invited as we care about supporting community events that reflect a good cause.

This was our second community event this week as Friday we all and other Nafe /chamber members volunteered to help at a chamber golf tournament Cynthia and Ivette played and Cynthia was thrilled as she won her first golf trophy there were 88 Golfers 4 were women it was a fun day , Nafe women show up at amazing places and touch lives and make a difference Robbie Motter Nafe Western & Mid Atlantic Regional Coordinator.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 03:07

Where there is a Will there is a way!

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Where there is a Will there is a way!

Most people think of wills as the only way to transfer property upon death, however, there are several instruments one can use to transfer property to loved ones upon their passing. First, let’s understand that even I you do not execute a will your property will pass to your heirs – despite the commonly held belief that property will pass to the “state” the law of intestacy requires that property pass to your “heir(s)-at-law”.

If you want your estate to pass to certain people then you must place those directions in writing. If you put your desires in writing you can distribute your estate to anyone you wish. Every given week, I have people that come into my office, for reasons all their own choose to give their estate to charities which is perfectly acceptable given that their desire to do so is placed in writing.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 00:00

Menifee has a history

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Menifee has a history

Many families residing in Menifee have questions about the history of the place they now call home. The families that have lived here their whole lives or have family roots here have stories of how it all began. Centrally located in southwestern Riverside County, Menifee is rich in history. Dated back to the 18th century, the land was originally inhabited by the Luiseno people, specifically the Pechanga band. The area fell under the Spanish rule surrendered by Mexico to the United States in 1850 as a result of the Mexican-American War. Mining during the early 1880's brought a discovery of significant quartz lode by miner Luther Menifee Wilson, which is where Menifee received its name. During the 19th century, farming was also common among the valley. Gold, silica, feldspar, and pink quartz were all part of the land. Families such as the Kirkpatrick, Newport, and Zeider's all followed and would become part of the Menifee history.

Around the early 1960's, a contractor from Phoenix, Arizona by the name of Delbert "Del" Eugene Webb, had a concept of designing an active 55+ retirement community in the middle of the area of Menifee. This became a CDP (census designated place), meaning an area of concentrated population identified by the United States for statistics, not legally incorporated under laws. Del being a big fan of golf, having played with Bing Crosby, Howard Hughes, Bob Hope, and Robert and Barry Goldwater, designed the master planned community of Sun City with two golf courses, two recreation centers, and retail shops. It consisted of a 4 square mile mix of residential and commercial activity. He built other "Sun City" communities with the same concept in Arizona, Nevada, and Florida in the 1970's and 80's. The average household in Sun City, CA in the year 2000 was 2-3 people. With 8,750 households the population was 17,773.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 01:10

Providing a Service

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Providing a Service

We don’t start a business to hire employees, we start a business to fill a need and provide a service.

So many people have big dreams and they don’t understand it takes a team to accomplish the bigger goals. Finding the right people can make all the difference but setting the correct expectations can make or break a business. If the expectations are too low, nothing gets done but if you push people to new heights they never thought they could reach, the business and the employee can grow. This improves moral with everyone involved and the customers will notice a positive direction for the company.

Delegation is very important when a person has a team to rely on. Sure the main person can do everything better than anyone, but the head guy can not do all the things all the time. Therefore, proper encouragement and training can help the employee to not only become proficient at what they do, but they can get so good at it they become the teacher. Henry Ford was called out for not knowing everything about his company, and he simply stated that he did not have to know everything; he just had to know the people to ask everything to.

Saturday, 26 April 2014 00:24

Grand Opening for Drop Zone Water Park

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Grand Opening for Drop Zone Water Park

Finally the highly anticipated grand opening of one of the best parks in Menifee has been announced. The announcement that the Drop zone Water Park will officially open is creating excitement among the residents and restoring the hope they had on the project. Therefore do not miss this rare occasion for it will be a day like no other.

If you have been wondering what this project is all about, here are the facts. Drop zone Water Park, earlier known as Perris-Menifee Valley Aquatic Center, is a 12-acre project worth $24 million. Their plan date back several years ago but was started two years ago located in Perris 2165 Trumble Road.

Cheryl Salazar, park’s aquatic coordinator, had earlier worked for a water park in Riverside and came up with this idea. It is a modern facility for Perris, Menifee and the neighbourhood.Paloma Valley and Heritage High Schools in Menifee have a first-class venue and have created swim programs.

Saturday, 26 April 2014 00:16


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People keep fit because they know the benefits that come with it. Some of the benefits include improved health, trimmed waistline, improved sex life and living longer.  Exercise is known to ease stress and anxiety, lift moods, sharpen your brain power, and improve on one’s self esteem as well as boosting energy.

There are different ways of keeping fit ranging from work out to diet. It is advisable to combine them under a doctor’s advice. The simplest of all is exercise. This comes with numerous benefits. People get a sense of well-being; sleep well, wake up healthy and stay energetic and relaxed during the day.

Menifee Economic Development team continues building buzz

MENIFEE Menifee’s Business Incentive Program was recently recognized at the Inland Empire Economic Partnership’s Red Tape to Red Carpet Awards, adding to the growing list of reasons the city is positioned to be the next hot-spot for development in Southwest Riverside County.

The inaugural event honored government organizations whose programs succeeded in supporting job creation while eliminating barriers to economic growth in the Inland Empire. Menifee’s economic development team was given the “runner-up” award in the Real Estate Redevelopment and Reuse category.

The Business Incentive Program was established last August as a catalyst to accelerate the pace of economic development in Menifee during this post-recession and post-Redevelopment Agency era. The program flexibility and incentives to attract high quality businesses and amenities the community desires. The Business Incentive Program also aims to add jobs, to expand the city’s sales tax revenue and to positively impact economic development in Menifee. The program includes things like public-private partnerships, public financing, special districts, tax rebate agreements and other tools to attract businesses to Menifee.

Menifee contracts with County of Riverside for animal sheltering services

MENIFEE Beginning April 1, lost or abandoned animals found in Menifee and not reunited
with owners by the end of the day will be sheltered at the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus.

Currently, Menifee contracts with the Ramona Humane Society for animal sheltering. At the beginning of March, the Ramona Humane Society announced they could no longer provide sheltering services for the city. In response, the city has contracted with the County of Riverside to shelter animals while maintaining the existing arrangement with Animal Friends of the Valleys to provide animal control services.

Animal Friends of the Valley will continue to respond to animal control calls and collect stray or lost animals. Throughout the course of the day, they will attempt to return lost pets to owners by using microchip information or license tags.  If owners are not located, the lost animals will be transported to the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus, located at 581 S. Grand Avenue in San Jacinto., 92582.

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