El Pajaro CDC Offers Business Loan Workshops and Grow Salinas Update

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News Date: 
April 5, 2017

The City of Salinas continues to work with El Pajaro Community Development Corporation in providing business technical assistance and support services to Salinas residents and small businesses.  El Pajaro CDC is currently offering Business Education Loan Program training workshops in Spanish and English.  The workshops are being held at Hartnell College East Campus on Thursdays from 6-9 PM.   

The Grow Salinas Fund continues to support small businesses in our community  by providing them with low interest loans to help them expand and grow their businesses.  Fit Lab, a Health and Fitness Club is moving closer to obtaining loan approval to move into their new training facility on S. Main Street.   In addition to Fit lab,   the owners of El Chavinda Restaurant on Williams Rd, are also in the process of obtaining a loan to make improvements to their restaurant.  There are also two other loan applications that are pending the loan review process.  These businesses are working on moving into larger facilities in underserved areas.