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Pack for a Purpose

February 17, 2018 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Volunteers at Orange County Food Bank to Assemble Food Packages for Citizens in Need   On Saturday, February 17, approximately 65 members of Team SBGA volunteered at the Orange County Food Bank to pack 1,800 boxes full of essential food items for low income families across the greater Orange County Area. “It’s become an annual tradition,” said Jolie Hales, chair of the SBGA Volunteer Leadership Council. ... Read More »


Preparing for a Birthday of Wishes

February 13, 2018 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Prepares to Volunteer at the Make-a-Wish Birthday Bash   This April, SBGA volunteers will join together at [AV] Irvine to support Make-a-Wish Orange County & Inland Empire in celebration of 35 years of wish granting at the Make-a-Wish Birthday Bash. Various Southern California corporate sponsors will be hosting “wish zones,” allowing guests to live a part of their dreams that follow the Make-a-Wish themes of... Read More »


Preparing to Pack for a Purpose

February 7, 2018 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Prepares to Volunteer at Orange County Food Bank to Pack Food for Citizens in Need In just a few days, approximately 100 volunteers from SBGA will join forces to pack 2-thousand boxes of food for low income families across Orange County. “We really believe in giving back,” said Jolie Hales, chairperson of the SBGA Volunteer Leadership Council.  “When you’re blessed, you have a responsibility to bless the lives of... Read More »


Inventory and Service Tracking

January 22, 2018 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Business Owners Digitally Manage Stock in an Efficient and Cost-Effective Way   How many items do I have in stock? How close am I to falling below par levels? Do I have enough to make it through the weekend? These are common questions business owners face when it comes to inventory management. However, inventory management is not just about counting physical items. It is about being able to manage and track... Read More »


More Than a Point-of-Sale

January 8, 2018 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Merchants Stay on the Cutting Edge of Business Technologies Technology is always evolving, and the business world is constantly evolving to keep up with it and this couldn’t be more true than with point-of-sale (POS) systems. In today’s world, it is no longer acceptable for a POS to simply process credit card transactions. It must be able to do much more if it is to prove its worth to the owner. No system meets that... Read More »


Bringing Joy to the Children of CASA

December 11, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Brings Joy to the Children of CASA by Adopting Their Gift Wishes   Every year around the holidays, Team SBGA rallies together to purchase, collect and deliver hundreds of presents to the girls and boys in the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program. This is the fourth year SBGA has partnered with CASA, adopting gift wishes of children who are going through a rough time. CASA is a non-profit organization with... Read More »


Table Management Solution

October 9, 2017 – The Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Provides Its Members a Table Management Solution to Help with Managing Tables and Orders One of the most efficient ways to increase sales in a restaurant is to increase the rate at which tables are turned. For faster table turns, it is crucial for hosts to know which tables are available and for servers to keep track of orders at each table. In order to provide such valuable information, the Small Business Growth Alliance... Read More »


A Walk to Cure Huntington’s Disease

September 18, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Supports the Team Hope Walk – a Walk to Raise Money to Cure Huntington’s Disease Over the weekend, Team SBGA dedicated their time to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), a nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes the mind and body to deteriorate, affecting many people’s lives and their... Read More »


Precious Life Shelter

June 21, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Volunteers Participate in Local Precious Life Shelter Housing Preparations Pregnancy can be such a magical time; bringing life into the world can bring so much joy. It can also be extremely stressful for those who don’t have the proper means to provide for themselves and their new baby, that is where Precious Life Shelter an Orange County based non-profit, creates a safe space for new mothers to embark on this wonderful journey... Read More »


Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

April 20, 2017 – Holly Heald and Rolando Torres are honored as Outstanding Community Volunteers In Orange County at this Year’s Spirit of Volunteerism Awards   Run by OneOC, Spirit of Volunteerism Awards is the oldest, largest, and longest running volunteer recognition event in Orange County. It is an event that not only recognizes individuals but group and corporate team volunteers for dedicating their time to Orange County. This event celebrates the involvement of community... Read More »


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