Tag: Mission Hills BID

Volunteer to Make a Positive Difference

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Trish Watlington, President, Mission Hills BID Citizen: a person who is entitled to enjoy all the rights and privileges granted by a state or community, to the people comprising its constituency and is obligated to obey its laws and to fulfill his or duties as called upon. If you are a citizen of Mission […]

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Change Is In the Air

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Trish Watlington, Mission Hills BID President As we launch into spring I find myself embroiled in the re-writing of The Red Door’s mission statement. Six years into our launch as a small business we’ve seen many changes in our philosophy and vision. We realize that our purpose as both a neighborhood gathering place and […]

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Road Closures and Redirecting Vehicular Traffic

| March 1, 2015 | 10 Comments
Road Closures and Redirecting Vehicular Traffic

The Impact To Mission Hills and Hillcrest Businesses and Residents Over the last couple of months, I have been fielding phone calls and emails from concerned business owners, residents and organizational leaders regarding road closures and redirecting vehicular traffic to accommodate new bike paths, primarily in Hillcrest and Mission Hills. The individuals who have contacted […]

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Love is in the Air

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington, president of Mission Hills Business Improvement District During the month of February expressions of love are everywhere. Around the world lovers –serious and casual — young and old — celebrate. And, I’d wager a bet that if they knew about Mission Hills they’d wish they could spend Valentine’s Day with us. We […]

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Moving Forward in the New Year

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington, president Mission Hills BID Happy 2015! I’m grateful and honored to have been re-elected president of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) and am looking forward to the year ahead. Joining me on this year’s board of directors are: Vice President Tom Curl of Ascent Realty; Secretary Krista Lombardi of Berkshire […]

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Your Holiday Treasures Exist In Mission Hills

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Trish Waitlington, President Mission Hills BID We’ve rounded the corner, Thanksgiving is over and the December holidays are coming at us with alarming speed. Be it Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s or Boxing Day, for many it’s time to give both material gifts and hospitality to colleagues, friends and family. As an old school, […]

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“It’s a Beautiful Day in this Neighborhood, a Beautiful Day for a Neighbor”

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington, president, Mission Hills BID But… would you know that The Washington Street Maintenance Assessment District (WSMAD), established in 1998, was a big part of the beauty in Mission Hills? The purpose of the WSMAD is to install and maintain the landscaped medians, trees, and other aesthetic improvements on Washington Street that replaced […]

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The Mission Hills Business Community Has a New Leader

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Mission Hills Business Community Has a New Leader

by Ginny Ollis The Business Improvement District (BID) for Mission Hills has a role of promoting local businesses and providing them with leadership to be their voice in government issues. BIDs provide services, such as cleaning streets, providing security, making capital improvements, construction of pedestrian and streetscape enhancements, and marketing the area. The services provided […]

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Small Business Owners Meet with Congresswoman Davis

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Small Business Owners Meet with Congresswoman Davis

Last month I was fortunate to attend a breakfast/coffee session with the board of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID), which was held at the Red Door Restaurant on Washington Street in Mission Hills. When I arrived at the session, there was already a healthy conversation occurring. BID board members were seated around Congresswoman […]

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