North County Business Briefs, May 30


Outsourcing is topic of free workshop

“Do It Yourself or Outsource? Cost-Benefit Analysis” is the topic of a free Zoom workshop at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. The speaker is Deb Beddoe, founder and CEO of Ops Manager Inc. She’ll discuss Outsourcing Operations for Small Businesses; Understanding Your Business Zen; The Art of Letting Go; and Do the Math! Register at Chamber members can join the Business Resource Committee at 7:30 a.m.


Chamber of Commerce names 2020 honorees

The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce recently held its installation luncheon and named its honorees of the year for 2020. They are: Member of the Year, David Zumaya; Chamber Business of the Year, Major Market; Ambassador of the Year, Miriam Key; Chamber Non-Profit of the Year, D’Vine Path, Fallbrook Regional Health District; Lifetime Achievement Award, Phyllis Sweeney; Citizen of the Year, Brad Fox. Visit


Free webinar on ways to cut bathroom waste

I Love a Clean San Diego offers a free Zero Waste Bathroom Webinar from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday for those businesses interested in reducing bathroom waste. The webinar is hosted by the city of San Diego. Topics include bulk bathroom products, low-waste swaps, how to recycle products, and how to reduce what you’re sending to the landfill. Register for the webinar link at The seminar will also be offered in Spanish at 11 a.m. Thursday.

In-person networking event set for June 16

The North San Diego Business Chamber hosts an in-person Regional Connect networking event from 4-5:30 p.m. June 16 at the new outdoor Lapper Sports Bar at the Town & Country Hotel, 500 Hotel Circle Drive North, San Diego. Updated guidelines have been released and starting June 15, attendees will not be asked for proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter. Registration is open only to chamber members through Monday. After that, if space is available, guests may register for $35. Members admitted free with pre-registration, or $10 day of event. Register at

Regional EDC, tech firm offer free assistance

San Diego Regional Economic Development Council has partnered with tech company GoSite to offer a full suite of free digital tools for up to 100 small service-based businesses. The offer is for businesses with owners who are minorities, female, veterans, disabled or other economically under-resourced groups who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. GoSite’s products will include website layouts, payment processing, customer communications and support for a year. Apply at

Scripps Ranch resident named vice president

Mission Fed Credit Union has appointed Scripps Ranch resident Amy Goodrich as vice president, director of Contact Center Operations and Strategy. In this role, she is responsible for Mission Fed’s San Diego-based call center and its remote engagement services. Members rely on the contact center for new accounts and loans, a range of financial transactions and inquiries, and help with online and mobile banking. The contact center also helps members via email and chat. Goodrich is a career credit union professional with more than 30 years’ experience in operations and software services. For the past 11 years, she was with Symitar, the largest credit union core processing provider, as director of professional services. She earned her B.A. in organizational management, is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and holds associate human resource and California HR law credentials.


New practice offers magnetic therapy

CalTMS, a behavioral health practice specializing in the treatment of depression, recently opened at 520 N. Coast Highway, Suite 103. CalTMS is known for using NeuroStar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy, a noninvasive treatment for depression approved by the Federal Drug Administration in 2008. TMS therapy uses a targeted pulsed magnetic field, similar to the magnetic field produced by an MRI machine, to stimulate the brain area involved in mood regulation. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments haven’t been effective. Call (800) 985-7580 or visit

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