Support Our Local
Small Business Community

To support our local small businesses, City of Salinas staff and the Economic Recovery Taskforce will be putting forward initiatives to encourage residents to shop local and support the marketing of businesses in Salinas.

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About the Economic and Recovery Taskforce

The Small Business Economic and Recovery Task Force was initiated specifically to address the economic impact of the global pandemic. As essential workers returned to work at the end of Spring 2020, with the support of the City Council of Salinas, key stakeholders were brought together, establishing a working group that was inclusive of County and City staff, business organization representation, and individual business owners. Initially, the primary focus was to identify the needs of the community and as a resource center to leverage and communicate resources for small business and updates on the constant changing COVID-19 restrictions.  As we navigated through the changes, the Task Force’s collaboration resulted in bold and creative strategies to help our business community during a difficult time.

Current Initiatives

Celebrate the holidays by shopping at your favorite local establishments! To support our small business community, the City of Salinas, in collaboration with SUBA, will hold a Christmas Loteria in the Alisal District from December st - December 31st.

What is Salinas Loteria?

The Salinas Lotería initiative seeks to engage locals and visitors by encouraging them to invest in and celebrate the Alisal District's culture. The game is based on the classic Latin American bingo game Lotería , but with a local twist.

Furthermore, Salinas Lotería is a "shop local" campaign that encourages residents to explore and discover local businesses while also supporting their favorite stores. The campaign will begin as a pilot initiative in the Alisal Area, with the prospect of being expanded citywide, with each city district themed with a holiday (Valentine's Day, Christmas, Halloween, and so on).

How to Play & Where to Get a Table?

To play, get your Tabla (gameboard) from any of the businesses and organizations listed here.

1) Shop at participating small businesses along the Alisal Commercial Corridors. You will receive a sticker icon for your gameboard with each qualifying purchase. 

2) Complete a Vertical, Horizontal or Diagonal Play.

3) Email Us A Picture of the Winning Table with the Subject "Christmas Loteria" @ Bizsupport@Ci.Salinas.Ca.Us

4) Winning Tables are Entered Into a Weekly Raffle!

4 Winners will be selected at random each week!


 

¡Celebra las fiestas comprando en tus establecimientos locales favoritos! Para apoyar a nuestra comunidad de pequeñas empresas, la Ciudad de Salinas, en colaboración con SUBA, llevará a cabo una Lotería de Navidad en el Distrito de Alisal del 1 al 31 de Diciembre.

¿Qué es Salinas Lotería?

La iniciativa Salinas Lotería busca involucrar a los lugareños y visitantes alentándolos a invertir y celebrar la cultura del distrito de Alisal. El juego se basa en el clásico juego de bingo latinoamericano Lotería, pero con un toque local.

Además, Salinas Lotería es una campaña de "compra local" que alienta a los residentes a explorar y descubrir negocios locales al mismo tiempo que apoya sus tiendas favoritas. La campaña comenzará como una iniciativa piloto en el área de Alisal, con la perspectiva de expandirse a toda la ciudad, con cada distrito de la ciudad asignado con un día/temporada festiva (Día de San Valentín, Navidad, Halloween, etc.).

¿Cómo jugar y dónde conseguir una mesa?

Para jugar, obten tu Tabla en cualquiera de las empresas y organizaciones que se enumeran aquí.

1) Compra en las pequeñas empresas participantes a lo largo de los corredores comerciales de Alisal. Recibirás un calcamonia para tu tabla con cada compra que califique.

2) Completa una jugada vertical, horizontal o diagonal.

3) Envíenos un correo electrónico con una foto de la tabla ganadora con el tema "Lotería de Navidad" @ Bizsupport@Ci.Salinas.Ca.Us

4) ¡Las tablas ganadoras entran en una rifa semanal!

 

¡Se seleccionarán 4 ganadores al azar cada semana del mes de Diciembre!

Previous Initiatives

Please follow current California Department of Public Health guidelines. For current guidelines please click here.

June 15th- July 4th!

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 Participate in our #BACK2BIZ Campaign!

Getting a haircut between June 15-20th? Post a picture with your favorite beauty salon and use our hashtags to be entered into a raffle for a City of Salinas goody bag!

Residents and visitors are encouraged to post a picture of them visiting their favorite Salinas Brick-and-Mortar business, and using #SalinasShopsLocal & #BACK2BIZSALINAS on their caption! Make sure to tag their social handles and mention what you love about them! 

Themes:

  • Week 1 (June 15th- 20) Personal Services, Hair Salons, Barbershops

  • Week 2: (June 21-27) Retail Stores, Convenience Stores, Fruit Markets

  • Week 3: (June 28-July 4) Restaurants, bars and coffeeshops

 

4 Winners will be selected at random each week!

If you are a business owner and need assistance, contact our City of Salinas Small Business Hotline at (831)758-7367 or email us at bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us!

Support Our Local
Small Business Community

To support our local small businesses, City of Salinas staff and the Economic Recovery Taskforce will be putting forward initiatives to encourage residents to shop local and support the marketing of businesses in Salinas.

Logo - English.PNG

About the Economic and Recovery Taskforce

The Small Business Economic and Recovery Task Force was initiated specifically to address the economic impact of the global pandemic. As essential workers returned to work at the end of Spring 2020, with the support of the City Council of Salinas, key stakeholders were brought together, establishing a working group that was inclusive of County and City staff, business organization representation, and individual business owners. Initially, the primary focus was to identify the needs of the community and as a resource center to leverage and communicate resources for small business and updates on the constant changing COVID-19 restrictions.  As we navigated through the changes, the Task Force’s collaboration resulted in bold and creative strategies to help our business community during a difficult time.

Current Initiatives

Celebrate the holidays by shopping at your favorite local establishments! To support our small business community, the City of Salinas, in collaboration with SUBA, will hold a Christmas Loteria in the Alisal District from December st - December 31st.

What is Salinas Loteria?

The Salinas Lotería initiative seeks to engage locals and visitors by encouraging them to invest in and celebrate the Alisal District's culture. The game is based on the classic Latin American bingo game Lotería , but with a local twist.

Salinas Lotería is a "shop local" campaign that encourages residents to explore and discover local businesses while also supporting their favorite stores. The campaign will begin as a pilot initiative in the Alisal Area, with the prospect of being expanded citywide, with each city district themed with a holiday (Valentine's Day, Christmas, Halloween, and so on).

How to Play & Where to Get a Table?

To play, get your Tabla (gameboard) from any of the businesses and organizations listed HERE.

1) Shop at participating small businesses along the Alisal Commercial Corridors. You will receive a sticker icon for your gameboard with each qualifying purchase. 

2) Complete a Vertical, Horizontal or Diagonal Play.

3) Email Us A Picture of the Winning Table with the Subject "Christmas Loteria" @ Bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us

4) Winning Tables are Entered Into a Weekly Raffle!

4 Winners will be selected at random each week!
 

Previous Initiatives

Please follow current California Department of Public Health guidelines. For current guidelines please click here.

June 15th- July 4th!

Hashtag Campaign - B (1).jpg

 Participate in our #BACK2BIZ Campaign!

Getting a haircut between June 15-20th? Post a picture with your favorite beauty salon and use our hashtags to be entered into a raffle for a City of Salinas goody bag!

Residents and visitors are encouraged to post a picture of them visiting their favorite Salinas Brick-and-Mortar business, and using #SalinasShopsLocal & #BACK2BIZSALINAS on their caption! Make sure to tag their social handles and mention what you love about them! 

Themes:

  • Week 1 (June 15th- 20) Personal Services, Hair Salons, Barbershops

  • Week 2: (June 21-27) Retail Stores, Convenience Stores, Fruit Markets

  • Week 3: (June 28-July 4) Restaurants, bars and coffeeshops

 

4 Winners will be selected at random each week!

If you are a business owner and need assistance, contact our City of Salinas Small Business Hotline at (831)758-7367 or email us at bizsupport@ci.salinas.ca.us!