Upcoming Events

Dec
13
Thu
11:15 am ESABA December Member Meeting @ East Side Enterprise Center
ESABA December Member Meeting @ East Side Enterprise Center
Dec 13 @ 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
ESABA December Member Meeting @ East Side Enterprise Center | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
This year we’re collecting for kids with Family Values for Life. Any size for kids K-12 are welcome.  hats gloves scarves socks   Let’s get some mini-donation drives going to get some great items for East  Continue Reading »
3:30 pm Mañana Grand Opening Celebration @ East Side Enterprise Center
Mañana Grand Opening Celebration @ East Side Enterprise Center
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Mañana Grand Opening Celebration @ East Side Enterprise Center | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
                    Join Lation Economic Development Center (LEDC) and the East Side Enterprise Center (ESEC) to celebrate the completion and Grand Opening of Mañana Pupuseria and Restaurante.  Continue Reading »
Dec
19
Wed
9:30 am Police Update – Eastern District... @ Eastern District
Police Update – Eastern District... @ Eastern District
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am
Police Update - Eastern District Commander @ Eastern District  | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Join us to build a stronger community. Learn more about what there is to know for crime prevention and build contacts with St. Paul PD. East District Commander’s monthly Community Meeting:  3rd Wednesday of each  Continue Reading »

Visit Saint Paul: Put the East Side on the Map

Dec
11
Tue

For the second year in a row, we’re putting the East Side on the Map with Visit Saint Paul. They are planning a run of 50,000 maps again this year! Last year we add 20 businesses on the East Side to the map along Payne Ave and East 7th Street. This year we plan to  Continue Reading »

Taxes in the Age of the Apocalypse: What’s New in 2018

Nov
19
Mon

  NEW:   Get Ready for Taxes: Learn how the new tax law affects tax returns next year (Spanish) Prepárese para los impuestos: Conozca cómo la nueva ley tributaria afectará declaraciones de impuestos el próximo año   IRS Publication 5307: Tax Reform Basics for Individuals and Families (GOOD STUFF HERE!)   Steps to Take Now  Continue Reading »

Minimum Wage 2: What we’re talking about

Oct
16
Tue

Here are some of the ideas we’ve been talking about in addition to a Small Business Resource Team (Business Technical Assistance Team): Property Tax relief Programs for access to capital to help businesses buy their buildings Healthcare pooling to help small businesses be able to offer those benefits What other ideas do you have or  Continue Reading »

Minimum Wage: What ESABA Members are talking about

Oct
16
Tue

Here is the draft language we suggested based on what we heard from you:   “In accord with this ordinance, the City shall establish a Business Technical Assistance team to serve as navigators and experts to advise small businesses. This team will be housed in PED, and coordinate with DSI, and HREEO and the Open  Continue Reading »

Business Classes at East Side Enterprise Center

Sep
04
Tue

Business Plans and Financial Projections One-Day Workshop Depending on its complexity, a business plan can take countless hours to prepare.  Sure, you can search the internet on how to write a business plan, and you’ll find hundreds of websites and publications on accomplishing this task.  But, just like learning Algebra from a textbook, most of  Continue Reading »

Marketing Op – The Growler

Sep
04
Tue

Dear East Side businesses~ You’re invited to be part of the East Side Neighborhood page in the October issue of The Growler: The Growler’s Saint Paul Neighborhood Marketplace for October will be a full-page advertisement to feature businesses and serve as a guide to exploring the East Side. To launch the page, there will be  Continue Reading »

East Side Freedom Library and AM950 – Looking for You

Aug
27
Mon

Neighborhood Businesses – if local is important to you – reach an audience who agrees and is looking for new places to connect. For $300, you can be the ‘sponsor of the month’ for 30 replays on AM950!    A new opportunity has presented itself, not only for East Side Freedom Library (ESFL) but also  Continue Reading »

Side By Side Event – Opportunity to Join in

Aug
06
Mon

Side-By-Side: Celebrating Differences for a Common Cause On September 15-16, 2018, our diverse St. Paul East Side community is coming together to pack 250,000 meals that will provide relief to families in our neighborhoods facing hunger challenges. Eleven faith communities are partnering with Meals From The Heart to pack food, which will then be distributed  Continue Reading »