Celebrate Small Business | Listening Session: CA Opens for Biz

In this Must Know…  Celebrate Small Business Join our Listening Session on May 6, 2021 at 10:00am PT to discuss California’s plans to reopen the economy on June 15. CAMEO 2020 Year in Review Join CAMEO’s Advocacy Day 2021 on June 8, 2021. This week’s Goodie highlights are the many SBA relief programs for your clients, including the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Shuttered

CA Open for Business June 15 | CA Relief Grant Round 6 TTT

In this Must Know…  CA Open for Business June 15 and Listening Session May 6, 2021 Join our California Relief Grant Round 6 Train-the-Trainer TODAY at 3:00pm PT Join the White House’s Business Briefing on New Paid Leave Tax Credit TOMORROW at 9:00am PT Join CAMEO’s Advocacy Day 2021 on June 8, 2021. CAMEO statement on the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict Heidi Pickman joins Small Business

Shani Jones, Peaches Patties

Peaches Patties is owned and operated by Shani Jones and Yeheyis Bedada. The duo bake and cater traditional Jamaican dishes and patties. The name for Peaches Patties comes from Shani’s mother, who is lovingly referred to as “Peaches” by friends and family. According to Shani, if you visited the Jones family household anytime in the late ’80s or ’90s, you might have found a Jamaican beef patty shoved in between the sofa cushions.

Statement on the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

After a week of several police shootings, a shred of hope for justice, accountability for a crime, and a step in the right direction came with the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin. Before we can help Black and other communities of color start and grow businesses, we have to ensure that they are safe, that they

Upcoming CAMEO Trainings | Advocacy Day 2021

In this Must Know…  Upcoming CAMEO Trainings Save the Date for Advocacy Day 2021 on June 8, 2021. CAMEO Family Keeps Growing Heidi Pickman joins Small Business Majority on April 23, 2021 at 12:00pm PT for a brief update where we discuss the national, state and regional small business policy updates that may impact your small business. This

Annika and Robert Corbin – I Like Pie

Most small business owners face some obstacles on the road to Startup, but Annika Corbin feels like their “commitment was tested on a daily basis and often the obstacles seemed like they would be impossible to overcome. Having a good idea was not enough. It took a strong business plan, proper funding, guidance from professional resources, and very thick skin.”

Small Biz Aiding the Vaccine Effort | Welcome New CAMEO Members

In this Must Know…  Small Businesses Aiding the Vaccine Effort Welcome New CAMEO Members! Congratulations to Heidi, Emily, and Susan on their CAMEO anniversaries! This week’s Goodie highlight is SBA raising the loan limit for the COVID-19 EIDL program, starting this week. Small Businesses Aiding the Vaccine Effort Small businesses continue to struggle through this pandemic.

Engage your Legislators | Responsible Business Lending News

In this Must Know…  Engage your Legislators Responsible Business Lending News Welcome to Liza Rivera, CAMEO’s new Outreach Manager! This week’s Goodie highlight is a report by the U.S. Census Bureau that celebrates Women’s History month: the number of women-owned employer firms increased from 2017 to 2018 by 0.6% while the overall number of businesses dropped. Engage