Happy October! 🎃


It's time for our annual Rebuilding Lives & Businesses Challenge: The Rebound. Your support will help A Safe Haven and the SBAC continue their crucial work fighting for and supporting the urgent needs of those hit hardest by the pandemic: our state's homeless and small businesses communities. Get involved here!


As always - our website or member portal is the best way to keep on top of SBAC initiatives 24/7. Some of our current advocacy work includes the Small Business Package and the Commercial Corridor Revitalization Coalition.


And while you're there, sign up for one of the upcoming events featured below and more on our calendar. See you soon!



SBAC VIRTUAL Upcoming Events


Tuesday, October 19th, 12pm

SBAC Connects! on the North Shore


Join SBAC Member leader, Wayne Karlins, for an informative hour of networking. If you're looking to make new connections and discuss business practices, then stop by on Zoom and say hello.




Wednesday, October 20th, 10am

Economic Outlook with Jeff Korzenik, Chief Investment Strategist


Join the SBAC and Fifth Third Bank's Chief Investment Strategist, Jeff Korzenik for a discussion on the present state of the U.S. economy and insights into the post-pandemic economy.




Wednesday, October 27th, 4pm

Commercial Corridor Revitalization Coalition (CCRC) Townhall


Be a part of this important conversation with our joint CCRC partners to discuss the Vacant Property Reduction Ordinance and other reforms to reduce vacancies and revitalize and connect commercial corridors.




Thursday, November 4th, 10am

Women in Business - Being "Comfortably Uncomfortable" Talking About Race In the Workplace


Learn about healthy ways to talk about and better embrace race, gender, and other differences in the workplace to enhance inclusivity. Featuring panelists Lisa Meredith, Regional Director at ProVisors, and Stacy White, Director of Talent Acquisition at Northwestern Mutual.




SBAC LIVE Upcoming Events


Thursday, December 2nd, 5:30pm

10th Annual SBAC Small Business Pitch Throwdown, presented by Workbox


An incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their products or services before a panel of distinguished judges and in front of a LIVE audience, generating awareness in the market and pursuing their company’s continued growth.





Stay informed! Our website is updated daily!

Make sure to visit the SBAC website or the member portal or app for our constantly fluid advocacy efforts.  Once you're in the portal - make sure to check out the FORUM for up to date information 24/7.


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