Shop, Live, Dine Banners installed

Shop, Live, Dine Banners installed Highlight businesses along East Anaheim Street

July 16, 2013 – The East Anaheim Street Business Alliance (EASBA) celebrated the installation of new light pole banners on July 9 with business owners, government officials and others. More than 140 banners were installed along Anaheim Street, from Junipero Avenue to Pacific Coast Highway, to promote East Anaheim Street as a place to shop, live and dine. “These banners are a part of our ongoing effort to encourage the public to explore the many great restaurants, shops and professional services on Anaheim Street in Long Beach,” EASBA President Rod Wilson said in a statement. “We are working very hard to bring people from all over the southland to East Long Beach to discover the many hidden jewels we have in our great city.” Pictured, standing from left are: Renee Kim, owner of Cookies By Design and EASBA boardmember; Helene Ansel, district representative for Congressman Alan Lowenthal; Rod Wilson, Pacific Research and president of the EASBA; Kathy Gonzalez, employee of BeMe Boutique; Linda Chey, owner of BeMe Boutique; Mark diPiazza, owner of diPiazza’s; and 4th District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell. Kneeling from left, are: Bill Leisy, owner of Masterworks Construction Services, Inc. and EASBA boardmember; Ken Buck, owner of Joe Jost’s and EASBA boardmember; and Joey Rooney, Madison Rooney and Shelley Rooney of The Crooked Duck. (Photographs by the Business Journal’s Thomas McConville)