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Kathy Fremdling
Candy Depot

Candy Depot

33955 5th Ave

San Diego, CA 92103

619-683-2334 * www.candydepotusa.com

CANDY DEPOT has occupied the same Hillcrest location since it opened it’s doors in 1994.  The concept is easy… come in and Create-your-Own-Bag of candy!  With over 500 different varieties to choose from, we are sure there is something for everyone.

Whether you fancy taffy, truffles, gummies, chocolate or even chocolate covered gummies… we are sure that you will find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.  We even have a great selection of retro candy that will bring forth fond candy memories from your childhood.

Our “self serve” candy is charged according to weight which allows you to pick out your favorite kinds of candy in your own personal candy bag.  Come on in and get a little or get a lot … we won’t tell!

If you are looking for something with a little more pizazz, be sure to visit our chocolate case.  We have delicious peanut butter cups, a variety of fantastic truffles, coconut haystacks, pecan paws, chocolate covered marshmallows and the ever popular, English Toffee Slab.   And for those who love fudge – we didn’t forget about you either!  We have fudge from THE HAWAII FUDGE COMPANY…  delicious fudge that will make your mouth water!

Come on in and treat yourself!  Your deserve it!

Jeff Scott
Green Contractor Group

Green Contractor Group provides a hardware technology solution to large buildings in order to manage spiking demand for electricity, resulting in savings of 20-25% on demand charges while extending the useful life of all electrical equipment in the building. This mature technology is patented due to it’s uniquely small form factor, is UL listed, and is GSA approved.

Jeff Scott

619-992-5104

jeff.scott@greencontractorgroup.com

Pablo Hernandez
Mattress Makers

Pablo Hernandez

Mattressologist

619-303-9505

8366 La Mesa Blvd, –  La Mesa Sd

7919 Silverton Ave #412 – Mira Mar Sd

www.mattressmakers.com

 

NOT YOUR TYPICAL MATTRESS STORE

We understand mattress shopping is hard to do and probably not the most fun thing you want to do. That’s why we created a simple process that walks you through to find your perfect mattress. You won’t encounter any high-pressure salespeople and with our kids space that has toys and netflix so parents go ahead and bring the kids along.

 

MATTRESSES BUILT TO LAST

Our dad took over the mattress factory in 1984. His goal was always to build a mattress that would feel as comfortable and supportive on day three thousand as it did on day one. His philosophy and approach to building mattresses has always been “better materials, make a better mattress” and  “Less is More” in mattress design.

 

FAST FORWARD SEVERAL YEARS

As a teenager I (Pablo) grew up working in the mattress factory and learning the mattress making trade. However, I had no idea how to run a retail store, so I ended up landing a job at the largest mattress retailer in San Diego, and was able to learn the retail business.  The learning experience was priceless. But I saw a side a side to the mattress industry which shined light on why the mattress industry has  had such a bad reputation, and why people hate mattress shopping so much. There’s a lot of games played within mainstream mattress stores. And the pressure to buy a mattress is almost like walking into a used car lot.                  I HATED IT.

 

WHY WE CHOSE NATURAL MATERIALS

While working at this other mattress store, I ended up purchasing a rather well known and expensive memory foam mattress (who shall remain nameless).  The week we got this new mattress delivered was the same week we had brought our newborn baby home.

I could not begin to tell you how bad the chemical smell was when we opened up the packaging. As new parents we did not want our infant to breathe in these chemicals, so shortly after receiving the mattress and trying to let the mattress air out to no avail, we got rid of it.

After getting rid of that mattress I quit my job and started Mattress Makers. We started Mattress Makers with the goal of providing the best mattress shopping experience EVER, and providing San Diego with the highest quality mattresses at fair prices and without the harmful chemicals of typical mattresses.

Brooks Sitko
Sitko Plumbing & Drain Services

Sitko Plumbing & Drain Services

Brooks Sitko

San Diego, CA 92021

619-922-0473

boyblu7878@gmail.com

www.sitkoservices.com

 

WE’RE THERE

WHEN YOU NEED US THE MOST!

You Can Count on Our Team for High Quality, Reliable

Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Services.

Rely on Sitko Services

 

At Sitko Services, we want every experience you have with us to be pleasant and hassle-free. That’s why we take a customer-first approach. Our plumbers complete every repair and service as they would want it done in their own homes, which includes leaving everything as clean as we found it. All of our plumbers undergo drug testing and background checks, take part in weekly training to keep their skills up to date, and—most importantly—Sitko Services is licensed, bonded, and insured.

Our goal is to provide you with high-quality, ethical work that solves the problem as quickly and efficiently as possible. We give free estimates, and we do our best to accommodate your work schedule. We also offer 24/7 emergency service <http://www.sitkoservices.com/plumbing-services/24-7-emergency-service/> to help you when you really need it. Our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee ensures that you will be pleased with our service, or we will do everything in our power to make it right. We want our clients to be Sitko Plumbing & Drain Services clients for life!

 

Why Hire Sitko Services

We genuinely enjoy helping people. We want every experience with us to be as pleasant and hassle-free as possible so that we’re the first name you think of the next time you need a plumber. From always wearing shoe covers and putting down plastic to protect the surfaces of your home to accommodating your work schedule, we greet every job with a customer-first approach.

 

Here are a few of our core company values:

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethical, honest business practices.

We protect our clients’ homes and leave every job site as clean as we found it.

We listen to our clients’ concerns and approach the issue as we would want it done in our own homes.

We pay attention to detail and strive to get the job done right the first time.

We respect your safety, so all plumbers undergo drug testing and background checks.

Peter Muse
Legal Shield

Legal Shield – Worry Less. Live More

Peter Muse

Independent Associate & Senior Manager

Small Business, Group Benefits & CDLP Specialist

San Diego, CA 92108

619-519-2630

musep1@wportals.com

www.petermuse1.com

  • Business Owners – We reduce your overhead expenses and protect your decisions.
  • Entrepreneurs- Our services are considered essential by many business coaches.
  • Employers- Are unique model is one of the fastest growing employee benefit that also benefits your business (Ask me how).
  • Great Opportunity for a home-based business.

 

Gretchen Kennelly
Gretchen Kennelly Design Group

Gretchen has over 10 years of experience specializing in high-end, prominent interior design.  Gretchen enjoys working with clients to create a space that suits their needs and reflects their personalities. Her love for design and professional experience allows her to upgrade and bring life to any room in a home.

gk@gkdesigngroup.com

619-501-9351

Kristen Wilson
Wilson Insurance Brokers

Kristen Wilson

Insurance (Personal Lines)

Wilson Insurance Brokers

Agent/Broker

Kristen@wilsoninsurancebrokers.com

(619)876-5240 Office

(619)306-6253 Direct

Kristen Wilson received her Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of San Diego in 2005. Kristen was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and was an avid volleyball player. After graduation, Kristen pursued various occupational interests before joining the family business in the insurance industry in 2012, license #0138653.

Kristen is a 4th generation insurance agent the line beginning with her great grandfather Samuel Loftin. The first three generations worked exclusively for Farmers Insurance spanning over 100 years in the business. Kristen is the first of the family line to become an independent insurance broker starting Wilson Insurance Brokers in 2013. The transition allowed Kristen the ability to give her clients access to multiple preferred A rated companies. The objective being to provide the client appropriate coverage with a reputable company while providing competitive pricing.

Wilson Insurance Brokers provides coverage in multiple states. Licensed in California, Colorado, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, Nebraska, Texas, Utah and Washington. Wilson Insurance Brokers specializes in personal lines: Automobile, Specialty Vehicles, Motorhomes, Watercraft, Homeowners, Condo Owners, Renters Insurance, Umbrella, Earthquake and Flood policies.

Kristen realizes the importance of having a relationship with her clients. The coverage and needs of the client will evolve over time. Therefore, having open lines of communication is crucial for an accurate account of each individual’s insurance needs. The accumulation of assets requires review in a changing and increasing expensive world. Kristen is happy to help educate and enlighten her clients about the ins and outs of their insurance policies.

Kristen is a local San Diegan and active member in her community with affiliations such as the University Club at the Symphony Towers, Gamma Phi Beta and University of San Diego Alumni Group. Kristen currently resides with her two dogs in Coronado, CA and enjoys spending time with her friends and family in her free time.

Allen Larue
Angel's Love And Care

Angel’s Love And Care

Allen Larue

(619) 413-0163
allen@angelsloveandcareihs.com
www.angelsloveandcareihs.com

Angel’s Love And Care provides caregivers who treat your home with love and respect. We strive to have you or your loved ones feel safe and secure with our caregivers. We know this is hard on all families, we have been there ourselves. We have seen how the quality of care has been absent in the lives of our beloved senior citizens. For that reason, Angel’s Love And Care carefully selects individuals who are thoroughly screened, background checked, bonded, and insured. Our Caregivers are loving, totally committed, compassionate, highly qualified.

In addition, Angel’s Love And Care provides FREE In-Home Care for VETERANS who qualify for a little known benefit called the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit.

After serving your country, you deserve to have quality assistance that makes your life easier. Once qualified for our services, you or you and your spouse will enjoy loving, compassionate in-home care during the 3-12 month approval process and thereafter – for FREE through the VA Aid & Attendance benefit.

• Receive assistance from honest & experienced caregivers
• Customized home care services to meet your every need
• Get access to accredited VA Agents at NO COST
• LICENSED, bonded and insured

15-25 HOURS OF FREE IN-HOME CARE per week during a 3-12 month approval process and thereafter.

Caring Companionship, Bed/Wheel Chair Transfers, Bathing, Dressing & Grooming, Incontinence Care, Pet Care, Light Housekeeping, Laundry & Linen, Meal Preparation, Medication Reminders & Running Errands

Call us today at (619) 413-0163 to schedule your free in-home care assessment or just talk to one of our Certified Senior Care Managers.

Ethan Barkett
Class Advisors

Ethan Barkett
Class Advisors
2245 San Diego Ave #226
San Diego,CA 92110

www.class-advisors.com
ethan@class-advisors.com

Certified Public Advisors and Tax Preparations
619-282-7126

Class Advisors, an Accounting and Consulting Corporation was founded in 2012 in San Diego, California. Our firm promises high quality service to both the Individual and Business Owner’s in today’s Corporate America. The company currently provides tax preparation, financial statement services, financial consulting and business management for local businesses in San Diego, CA and throughout various states.

Ethan has had a passion for the tax field even before he received his degree in accounting from San Diego State University in 2002. He has been in the accounting profession since 2001, and has had the opportunity to work with all types of businesses, from small, one man, sole proprietors, to preparing returns for complex clients such as Sempra while being employed at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. However, for the last 12 years his focus has been on small to medium sized businesses and making those companies as tax efficient as possible.

In addition, Ethan has received the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This designation is earned by members who have demonstrated vast experience, have met educational requirements, and who have successfully passed written examinations indicating expertise in the field of Business Valuation.

In November of 2016 he began his career here at Class Advisors and has found a permanent home. Ethan is a native San Diegan who is married and the proud father of two beautiful daughters.

Brad Calafata
Computer Consultant, IT Professional
Peggy Ashby
An Independent Agent Representing AFLAC

 

Peggy Ashby

SERVICES INCLUDE:

Individual and Group-all major carriers

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Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans

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Independent Agent Representing AFLAC

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Lic #0G64216
3436 Orchard Way
Oceanside CA 92058
760-505-1795 Cell/Text
866-670-4051 Fax

Email: ashby.peggy@gmail.com

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A licensed health insurance agent since 2009. I specialize in individual and group health insurance plans. I also represent carriers offering Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans. As an Independent Agent representing Aflac, my clients have access to plans such as accident and critical illness, to name a few. I live in Oceanside with my husband and enjoy sailing and kayaking.

 

Solmar Curtiss
Curtiss Energy Group

Solmar Curtiss, Owner
Curtiss Energy Group

(619) 743-9661

curtissenergy.com

Our Services

Solar Installation

We install solar systems for our customers with correct practices, speed and integrity. We install many different brands of panels, inverters, racking and stand-offs, and can use either pvc or emt to complete the system. A proper install is the core of what this company does and why it exists.

Solar Sizing

We conduct energy evaluations and recommend system size as a free service. This evaluation takes into account historical energy usage data as well as predicted energy consumption in the future.

Solar Project Management

Curtiss Energy Group handles solar projects from inception to completion. Starting with sizing and site evaluation, we design a system that fits the situation and take care of necessary permits and paperwork. From there we will install it, inspect it, and certify it so that it can be up and running in a timely fashion.

Solar Financing

Curtiss Energy has partnered with San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union for our financing. They offer a fair rate and plenty of options for customers who qualify. We can work with other financiers, like HERO, if appropriate.

Mike Wilmers
Keller Williams Realty

Mike Wilmers
Keller Williams Realty
Real Estate Agent

680 Fletcher Parkway, Ste 100
El Cajon, CA 92021

619-277-2232

http://genuinehometeam.kwrealty.com/
http://mikewilmers.yourkwagent.com/

As an agent who is an expert in this local area – native San Diegans, in fact! –  Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that you need when buying or selling real estate in our sunny town. Real Estate differs from neighborhood to neighborhood. You need someone you can trust for the inside scoop and up-to-date information. Mike and his team are here to serve you.

Here are some of the things Mike can do for you:

Find Your Next Home


You need someone who knows this area inside and out! Genuine Home Team’s excellent team of agents, Mike Wilmers will work with you until you find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter – not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home.  Many sellers are holding firm on their price right now, so you need a REALTOR who is aggressive and knows how to negotiate – seeking that win-win solution for both you as the buyer and for the seller so you can get the home you want.  Mike is that agent.  Call today to get started.

Sell a Home


Whether you WANT to move or HAVE to move, you need someone who will help you to prepare your home for sale, get the word out, negotiate the purchase contract, keep abreast of the prospective buyer’s financing during the escrow period, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. Mike Wilmers and his professional team takes care of everything you need, from start to close – and for LIFE!  Mike also keeps in touch with you in case you have questions about your sale, or anything else involving real estate!

Are you facing a possible foreclosure?  Thinking about a short sale?

Mike Wilmers is trained and certified. Having helped numerous distressed sellers, he also has the EXPERIENCE to navigate the procedures and bank negotiations necessary to get your short sale approved, sold and behind you.

In-Home Staging Consultation


Oftentimes buyers don’t visualize living in your home the way you do. Mike Wilmers and his team will help you to make your home appeal to its ideal audience – which can help you to get top dollar! Staging advice, what to repair or improve – even advising on what color to paint your walls, if needed.  This can be the difference between a home getting stale on the market and one that’s sold fast. Professional photography assures your home gets the notice it deserves on the MLS.

Seller Representative Specialist (SRS); Luxury Home Specialist; Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)

Lesa Artzberger
Benefits By Artzberger

Lesa Artzberger
Benefits By Artzberger
Financial Consultant

Feel free to Contact Me for a Consult:
858.401.9026

lamonalesa@gmail.com
http://benefitsbyartz.com/media#contact

I am very excited to report that I have been helping family and friends, by educating them with their tax-free retirement, and Living Benefits. Retirement is very different than it used to be, and we need to be prepared, by having the ability to access our money, while we are living, with LIVING Benefits.

Who I Work With:

♦ Individuals
♦ Families
♦ Businesses

The Problem/Pain I Help My Clients Solve:

♦ Are you feeling the recent economic turmoil?
♦ Are you worried about your financial security?
♦ Does the instability of the markets have you concerned about your families legacy?
♦ Will you have enough money if you have a health crisis?
♦ Will your investments you currently have sustain you for the rest of your life?

How I Make A Difference With My Expertise & Offerings:

♦ Living Benefits: Achieve peace of mind for you and your family; you have much more important things to think about.
♦ Fixed Income Accounts/ Life Insurance: You care about your loved ones and need to make sure they’re protected at all times, whether you’re here or not.
♦ Tax-Free Retirement: Learn tips to prevent throwing your hard earned money away so you can have a comfortable retirement.

Aegis Pest Control

Aegis Pest Control

1217 Coronado Ave
San Diego, CA 91955

Dominic Gunder

(619) 303-7503
djgunder@earthlink.net

Aegis Pest Services Inc is a termite and pest control company founded in 1999. Aegis is a Greek word which means protection. And that is what we do, we protect your home or business property against the invasion of pests e.g. ants, roaches, termites. Our commitment is to you – to provide reliable, experienced and trusting service at an affordable price.

We provide residential and commercial pest control to include, but not limited to cockroaches, ants, rats/mice, fleas and bedbugs. We provide one time service as well and regularly scheduled service. The maintenance service is to keep bugs out of your home/business but when they do attack, we are there for you.

Additionally, we perform termite inspections for real estate transactions as well as residential customers.   We will then recommend treatment based on our findings. We will provide timely reports and competitive pricing on our recommendations. It may involve a localized treatment for termites or a tent fumigation to eradicated Drywood Termites.

Please call for your free pest inspections (real estate transactions excepted).

Geovani Briseño
Carfix

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General auto Repair and body shop
8739 Troy Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977

Geovani Briseño
(619) 634-7340

Caprinii1983@gmail.com

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Daniel Van Schaik
GoSpotter

 

Go-Spotter.com
(619) 728 – 5101

101 W. Broadway
#300
San Diego, CA 92010

About GoSpotter

GoSpotter, an advertising platform for local hospitality industry to generate revenue from their websites.

We always strive to be the best in the area of simplicity for our clients and take on as much of the technical burden as possible. We also are prompt with responses and making any changes needed. This is why we currently proudly have a near 100% customer retention rate.

About Dan

Dan has been working in web design and web development for over 12 years. After obtaining his Bachelors of Engineering degree, he decided to form FiveOne Development to help business owners realize the immense impact that an effective website has on their businesses. From there he launched GoSpotter to help businesses gain exposure effectively.

Daniel Van Schaik – Founder
dan@go-spotter.com

Brad Patel
Travelodge SeaWorld

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Travelodge SeaWorld

Brad and ViJay Patel
Owner/General Manager

3275 Rosecrans st
San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 224-2411

Website: www.travelodgeseaworld.com
E-mail: vjtravelodgeseaworld@gmail.com

 

3 in 1 Design

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1904 Pueblo Street
San Diego, CA 92113

Bill & Lucy Boone

(619) 795-0888

info@3in1design.com
www.3in1design.com

At 3 in 1 Design we offer custom T-shirts, screen printing, business cards, postcards, stickers, magnets and banners. 3 In 1 Design offers full-service, screen printing for all your business, education, and personal needs. If you need to promote your business, event, or some of your own designs, we can help you. Apparel doesn’t stop at just T-shirts.

We can print on polos, hoodies, windbreakers, shorts, and pants. Why stop at apparel? Be creative; express yourself. We can print on koolzies (soda coolers), neoprene mats, and neoprene computer bags with ease. If we don’t know how, we’ll figure out how to make your ideas become realities. Our creative team is made up of artists and graphic designers, using their God-given talents to keep our products on the cutting edge of fashion without compromising the message.

Garage Door Giant

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Brett Scheckel
Owner

P.O. Box 1272
Bonita, CA 91908

(619) 857-3447
brettscheckel@gmail.com
www.garagedoorgiant.net

I’m Brett Scheckel, owner and president of Garage Door Giant. I have worked in the door industry for over 20 years, starting in the garage of my home. My goal is to bring you the best quality and service possible where door systems are concerned. We carry the Amarr garage door product, and we feel it’s the best door on the market.

All our doors have the best warranty programs in the garage door industry. Many doors are available in stock, but we also receive weekly deliveries, so lead times are generally very short on special orders. We do not charge extra for color options or for nonstandard products. Qualified contractors get special pricing, so all you builders out there, check our prices before you buy. You’ll be glad you did. I appreciate your taking the time to read this. If I can be of any assistance or answer any questions, feel free to call me at (619) 857-3447.

The Helen Knoll Foundation

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www.helenknollfoundation.org

The Helen Knoll Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2007 at the urging of Helen herself, who died much too young from breast cancer. Unfortunately, this tragedy is all too common: breast cancer takes the lives of 1,200 women under 40 each year and that number is growing. It is time to take action to end this trend.

At the Helen Knoll Foundation we have a vision of no more lives lost to breast cancer. Our mission is to stop breast cancer before it starts through education, advocacy, and subsidized screenings.

Youngevity / 90 for Life

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Youngevity/90 for Life

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Barbara Lukehart

(619) 928-1200

www.longevityminerals.com
barbara@barbaralukehart.com

Youngevity International, Inc., is a nutritional and coffee company dedicated to improving lifestyles through vibrant health and flourishing economics. Our goal is to provide health conscious consumers with nutritional and lifestyle solutions that will help them achieve their health and wellness goals. We offer more than 1,000 high quality, technologically advanced products, including:

  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Sports and Energy Drinks
  • Health and Wellness
  • Lifestyle Products (spa, bath,
  • garden and pets)
  • Digital Products (including scrapbooks)
  • Gourmet Coffee
  • Skincare and Cosmetics
  • Weight Management
  • Packaged Foods
  • Pharmacy Discount Cards
  • Apparel and Accessories

Our Nutritional, Lifestyle, and Telecommunications products and services are distributed through a global network of Preferred Customers and Distributors. Additionally, we offer Private Label Coffee programs across a number of channels including various retailers, OCS operators, and the cruise line industry.

Vision

Youngevity International, Inc. passionately believes that combining the best of the direct selling industry with the fundamentals and capabilities of a traditional business model will exponentially maximize shareholder value. Youngevity International, Inc. operates as Youngevity in the direct selling channel where it is innovating a concept called “the Network Cloud” whereby Youngevity, through acquisitions and mergers, is rapidly expanding its product and distributor base by providing a home for other direct selling companies to operate.  Simultaneous to the network cloud concept Youngevity International, Inc. owns CLR Coffee Roasters, which operates a traditional coffee roasting business whose JavaFit® product line also vertically integrates with Youngevity and its growing network of direct marketers.

Culture

Youngevity International, Inc. is committed to building a common culture through all of its subsidiaries, both in the US, and Internationally.  The company’s core values are ones that can be embraced on a global scale.   Youngevity International, Inc. is built on 7 core values which are as follows:

  1. Integrity, Trust, Respect and Professionalism
  2. Profitability
  3. Passion and Enthusiasm
  4. Extraordinary Service
  5. Team Work
  6. Loyalty
  7. Hard Work with Excellence
Triple “S” Electric

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Triple “S” Electric

8851 Prospect Ave
Santee, CA 92071

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Veronica and Jeff Simonides
Owners

(619) 316-4436

tripleselectric1@gmail.com

tripleselectric.com

 

Triple “S” Electric is a family owned and operated business established in 2000. We work with only top rated general contractors in San Diego. With an A+ Rating from the BBB and our many years of experience, every job we do is top-quality and always exceeds your expectations.

With Triple “S” Electric, no job is too big or too small. No matter the size of the job, every job is treated as top priority!

We are proud to say that Triple “S” Electric installed all the lighting for Mira Mar National Cemetery. The ONLY national cemetery allowed to keep its lights on 365 days a year.

We assist you with all phases of your job:

  • Plan Drawings
  • Permitting
  • Consulting
  • Estimating
  • Lighting Design
  • Engineering
  • Installation
  • Troubleshooting and more!

Services Offered

  • Property Management
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Underground Service and Utilities
  • Panel Installation and Upgrades
  • Equipment Service and Troubleshooting
  • Power Quality Testing and Analysis
  • Title 24 Consulting for Residential and Business
  • Solar Energy Electrical Panel Upgrades
  • Install and Service for Generators
  • Restaurants
  • Consultation, Design and Set-Up for New Construction
  • Maintenance
  • 24/7 Emergency services
Total Thermal Imaging / Pain Free Zone

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Total Thermal Imaging

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Linda Hayes
Certified Clinical Thermographer

8341 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91942
Phone: 619.303.5884

Email: info@totalthermalimaging.com
www.totalthermalimaging.com

 

Linda has been using thermal imaging for early disease detection for the past 20 years.

Thermal imaging has been able to help in the early detection of inflammatory breast cancer which frequently affects women between the ages of 20 and 40. Thermal imaging can screen for the earliest stages of cancer in ALL women, all age groups, and is often preferred to mammograms since this technology has NO RADIATION and NO BODY CONTACT, and is done in a matter of minutes while you wait. It is currently recognized as one of the earliest methods of screening for breast disease. The American Heart Association suggests thermal imaging as an initial screening for heart disease.

“What I want to share with you now may surprise you or it may make you angry but you’ll thank God for what I have to tell you, because it may very well save your life and the lives of your loved ones.

“The reality is ALL women face the threat of breast cancer. Current statistics show that one-in-eight American women will be diagnosed with the disease in her lifetime.

For over thirty years we have been told that an annual mammography examination is the key to long-term survival from breast cancer. Yet, after thirty years there has been no significant improvement in mortality.”

Thermal imaging, FDA approved in 1982, is an unsurpassed, safe and noninvasive disease-screening technique that can detect signs of tumors up to ten years earlier than is possible using other tests. Inflammation and other conditions can immediately be detected as well such as periodontal disease or infection (that may go unnoticed by x-ray) which is incredibly important to detect early when it comes to heart health and breast health.

PureFlo Water

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7737 Mission Gorge Rd
Santee, CA 92071

Kelly Crosby

Phone: (619) 596-4107
Mobile Phone: (619) 309-5296

www.pureflo.com
kcrosby@pureflo.com

P2K Gun Range

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P2K Gun Range
2082 Willow Glen Dr
El Cajon, CA 92019

Dennis Rohman
President

(619) 442-9972

www.p2krange.com
p2krange@sbcglobal.net

Conveniently located 17 miles from downtown San Diego, P2K Range is located in El Cajon, California (Rancho San Diego Community) and is one of the longest operating ranges on the west coast.

Generations of shooters and hunters have made P2K Range what it is today “Everybody’s Place to Shoot!”

A true legacy range covering 14 acres, P2K was established in 1923 and it is where great grandparents developed and practiced their shooting skills, and now bring their great grandchildren to learn the same values they learned from their parents and shooting and hunting mentors.

P2K Range is the largest hybrid shooting sports facility west of the Mississippi River. A combination of indoor, outdoor ranges and Pro Shop cover all of the shooting disciplines and real world firearms training.

Our members have been supporting charities, conservation groups, and a list of other community organizations for almost a century.

P2K Range offers classes, instruction and seminars in conservation, firearm safety, marksmanship, personal and home defense, women’s specific and youth.

Many local clubs meet and compete worldwide  for Team P2K Range.

It’s common to see birthday parties, re enlistment ceremonies, Bachelor & Bachelorette parties, church groups, corporate bonding events, family reunions, Anniversaries and Girls or Guys day out events.

Whether you visit P2K with fellow shooters, family and friends, your agency or co workers, everyone is welcome at P2K. We are “Everybody’s Place to Shoot.”

Bec’s Note: This is a renewing member. They have provided fun activities, educated us on gun safety and industry products. We look forward to a better year of more events with them, and seeing them at events.

Michael’s Painting

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1654 Cameron Dr
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Michael Calabrese

Phone: (619) 925-0800
Mobile Phone: (619) 925-0800

Michaelspainting2@gmail.com

Joe Mystic
Mystic Productions

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5127 Diane Ave
San Diego, CA 92117

Joe McGrievy

Phone: (858) 278-6558

www.joemystic.com
joemystic@san.rr.com

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Fun Bounce

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P.O. Box 21591
El Cajon, CA 92021

John & Sean

Phone: (619) 334-6395

www.funbounce.com
funbounce@juno.com

Famous Ramona Water

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250 Aqua Lane
P.O. Box 1195
Ramona, CA 92065

Joe Bruni

Phone: (760) 789-0174

www.famousramonawater.com
frw.jbruni@gmail.com

About Us

The History of Famous Ramona Water, Inc.

Famous Ramona Water, Inc. began as a plastic manufacturing company named Lormac Plastics in Escondido, California. In 1970, the company began to bottle water from a private well in Ramona, California in order to have an outlet for their one gallon plastic bottles. The name Famous Ramona Water had been used by the source years earlier in a small scale local bottling operation and was adopted by the new operation.

The bottled water portion of the business rapidly grew and was split off as Ramona Bottling, Inc. In 1987 the small package portion of the business was split off from the 5 gallon business as Famous Ramona Water, Inc.

The company is a privately held corporation. Gerry Kolsky and Jay Filer founded the original bottle water business. Gerry Kolsky retired in 1985 and Jay Filer is still active in the business.

Famous Ramona Water bottles in 8 oz . to 2 1/2 gallon containers and has two house brands, “Famous Ramona” and “Sequoia Springs”. They also do extensive contract bottling.

Land & Buildings (Owned)

Our present plant is located on a 1.05 acre parcel. It consists of a 9100 sq. ft. bottling plant and an adjoining 7500 sq. ft. warehouse building and another 26,000 sq. ft. building on an adjacent 1.77 acre parcel. It is connected to our present building by an enclosed ramp. Our total plot of land is 4.82 contiguous acres, leaving 2.0 acres for additional expansion.

Spring

Our natural spring water is about 100 ppm of total dissolved solids and comes from a private spring in the mountains East of Ramona. The spring is above the 5,000 ft. level and is about 40 miles from our plant. We have an automatic annual renewable agreement with the owner of the spring, which we have held for over 35 years. It is a very good spring water source, and one of the finest in Southern California.

 

Bottling Line

We have (4) DIFFERENT BOTTLING LINES: 1 Gallon, 2 ½ Gallon, Liter (8 oz-1.5 liter), and 2 Liter.

  1. 1 Gallon Line

This line is set up in line with a Uniloy 4-head extrusion blow-molding machine. It is set up to run at the blow molding speed of about 30 bottles per minute. At this speed, packing is done by hand into either dairy cases or a bliss style carton made and sealed by an SWF box machine. We can run either a 4-1 gallon or 6-1 gallon Bliss box. We can also run a 3-1 gallon RSC box using a tape case sealer. The one-gallon filler with capper is a Federal 12 valve machine. This is our oldest bottling line, with some of the equipment over 20 years old. We are in the process of starting to replace some of the equipment on this line. We produce a dairy style 1 gallon bottle with a foam-lined screw cap. We can also run a foil-lined screw cap. Labels can be applied to front and back panels using a Labelaire Machine. We aldo run ½ gallon bottles, which we purchase and feed onto the line.

  1. 2 ½ Gallon Line

Our 2 ½ gallon package utilizes the Liqui-Box container and valve. The filler/capper is an almost new Liqui-Box 3-head machine that we run at 15 bottles per minute. The 2 ½ gallon line shares the packing station with the one-gallon line, but we run both lines at the same time while one is being run in boxes and the other in dairy cases.

  1. Liter Line

On the liter line we run 8 oz., 12 oz., 0.5 liter, 1.0 liter, and 1.5 liter, 1 gallon and ½ gallon sizes. We can run either a flat cap or a sports cap, and can install a plastic protective sleeve. We can run either plain paper or pressure sensitive labels. We ae now running 12-pack trays, 6-pack shrink wrapped, or loose packed in boxes. Bottling speed are up to 100 bottles per minute. This line is very versatile and ideal for short runs and quick changeovers. It consists of a McBrady orbit rinser, an 18-valv Fogg filler with a 5-hear capper, a Krones Rotina labeler, a Labelaire pressure sensitive labeler, a Marburg sleeve applicator, a Polypack shrink packager, and a S.V. Dice case sealer. Bottles are loaded and packed by hand. Cartons are erected by hand. We use a Lantech pallet wrapper.

  1. 2 Liter Line

This line is set up to run the 2-liter decanter bottle. We also have change parts to run 0.5 liter, l.0 liter, and 1.5 liter, l gallon, and ½ gallon sizes. The line utilizes a Bevco rinser, 18-valve Fogg filler and capper, Quadrel pressure sensitive labeler, Krones Rotina labeler, Maxco tray former, McDowell case erector, Hamrich case packer, Rockford case sealer, Arpac tray wrapper, and Lantech pallet werapper. The line will run up to 100 b.p.m.

  1. Other Equipment
  2. 35-45 GPM double pass reverse osmosis unit which produces reverse osmosis USP quality Purified Water.
  3. Stainless Steel water storage tanks which will hold 52,000 gallons of product water.
  4. Three silos which will hold a rail car load of plastic resin.
  5. Vehicles (see list)
  6. Ozone generators
  7. Other misc. equipment
  1. Water Types
  2. Spring
  3. Distilled
  4. Purified
  5. Alkaline
  6. Mineralized
Del Mar Integrative Medicine

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Del Mar Integrative Medicine & Medical Spa

Dr. Arnold Kremer
Founder/Principal

1349 Camino Del Mar # B
Del Mar, CA 92014

(858) 925-8233

arnie@delmarim.com

www.delmarim.com

Dr. Arnold S. Kremer

About-Us~~element49Born in Philadelphia, Dr. Kremer followed in his father’s footsteps to become an Osteopathic physician. He completed his medical training in 1975 and migrated to Seattle, WA, where he began his career in Emergency medicine, a new specialty of the time that captured his passion. Dr. Kremer was board certified by The American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine in 1982, Certificate #20.

In addition to his enthusiasm for emergency medicine, Dr. Kremer also pursued a healthy lifestyle, becoming a longAbout-Uselement45 distance runner in his junior year of medical school, and becoming knowledgeable about the effects of proper nutrition. He realized that many of the diseases he was educated to treat could be prevented by educating his patients about healthy lifestyle choices.

With this goal in mind, he founded and dedicates this enterprise to the health of his clients.  Dr. Kremer’s vision to establish a health center that focuses on the principles of healthy living is realized with Del Mar Integrative Medicine and Medical Spa.

Cooking 4 Life

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Cooking 4 life
9145 Chesapeake Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

Scott Currey

(858) 433-0085

www.cooking-4-life.com

scott@cooking-4-life.com

 

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We Change Lives!

Cooking 4 Life, Inc. is a Health and Nutrition Company established in the year 2006.  Cooking 4 Life is an Authorized Distributor of Saladmaster 316 titanium Stainless Steel Cookware in California.

Our commitment is to educate families on proper food preparation using the right foods and the right tools in your kitchen.

We believe everyone deserves to be healthy and can have the knowledge and tools to sustain a vibrant healthy life.  In today’s world it is becoming challenging to provide nutritious healthy meals for you or your family. People today are busier than ever, and we offer solutions to the time challenges familys are faced with today.

Our wellness program offers a variety of cooking classes:

  • Longevity
  • The Cancer Project
  • Simple Gourmet
  • Deliciously Nutritious and
  • Saladmaster Basics

We believe cooking with our trained chefs and using the Saladmaster system can help with this large problem facing families everywhere.

Let us help bring joy and fun back to your kitchen, we will show you how to cook food so that you preserve and enhance the nutritive value of that food in a way that will benefit your mind and body.

Gorilla Movers

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Gorilla Movers, LLC

Casey Toast
7692 Trade St. Suite E
San Diego, CA, 92121

Toll Free: (1.866) SD GORILLA

Phone: (619) 600.5000
Phone: (858) 342.9969

www.gorillamovers.com
casey@gorillamovers.com

Gorilla Movers makes your next move, the BEST MOVE! As the premier residential and commercial moving company of San Diego, let us take the stress out of moving to your new location.

Gorilla Movers is a well-known moving company in San Diego with exceptional customer service, putting our clients at ease with reliable and friendly assistance.

Whether you need your whole household packed and moved or help unloading your rented truck, we are experienced movers in San Diego and can take care of your moving needs.  We provide an enjoyable workplace that emphasizes teamwork, which is evident on moving day. We are licensed, insured, professional and friendly.

Pet Kingdom

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3191 Sports Arena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110
Matt Thomas and Ron Soucy

(619) 224-2841

www.petkingdom.com
matt@petkingdom.com

bae1966a-7b3e-4bdb-97bc-dac75a1bedc8Pet Kingdom is the best and the largest, privately owned pet stores on the entire West Coast. Pet Kingdom carries a huge selection of both live animals and pet supplies from Mild to Wild! They specialize in Exotic Reptiles, Fish and Corals from around the world. The selection of food, toys, and equipment seems endless!

Not only are they a member but also served as a sponsor of the Begins with Family Expo and provided us with a wonderful petting zoo for everyone to enjoy. The staff is friendly and very informative and you can see that they all love for animals by how they treat them and by how willing they are to help you be the best pet owner possible.

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Carol Anne and Dr. Stephen A. Chan
Carol Anne and Dr. Stephen A. ChanSmilehaven Dental Center
The BWF sports outing (at P2K Gun Range) was awesome! We all had a great time. The guys especially loved the shot gun skeet experience. I know we will all be back for more. I had forgotten how much fun it was to shoot in a safe well organized venue. Love the owner, what a great guy.
Lana Shapiro
Lana ShapiroWindow Coverings and Interior Design
Just want to send a line about your new member, Dr. Stephen Chan of Smilehaven Dental Center.As you know, I chipped my front tooth. Not good! I'll just cut to it and say that I am very pleased with his work and the cost was quite reasonable!He was personable and his staff was great! Thanks for making our introduction and also for the great network you have developed in BWF.
Joe Mystic
I had laminate flooring installed by Cole's Fine Flooring in my office area. The end result was better than I had expected. The installation was done as scheduled. The combination of flooring and baseboard is beautiful. We knew that there would be baseboard but we had not selected any particular one. I was expecting the cheap rubber type you see in so many places. This was wide and substantial and very complimentary to the flooring. We are so pleased with the baseboard we got. The installer cleaned up after himself very well. I am very happy with the product, sales staff and installer. We will soon be getting most of our house carpeted and I will review that after it is done.
Gina Moreno
Melissa (of Oggi’s Pizza in Liberty Station) and I arranged a wonderful breakfast this morning. It was delicious and I also asked all 25 salespeople to give them a great Yelp.  Thanks, Rebecca, for your help as well.