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 The Heart and Trotter Celebration

 The Heart and Trotter Celebration

A celebration was held to salute the success of  The Heart and Trotter Butchery! James, co-owner and butcher, recently celebrated his 3rd year anniversary. They have also just received funding from Accion for business expansion through the Access to Capital collaboration with Civic San Diego and the El Cajon Boulevard Business Association.

In support of local businesses growing in emerging areas, Civic San Diego introduced the Access to Capital program in 2016- in partnership with LISC AmeriCorps, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association- to ensure that small businesses have access to the appropriate loans that are necessary to expand their enterprises, especially when traditional lending options might be off the table.

For more information about The Boulevard’s Access to Capital program, contact Amelia at



Civic San Diego Loan Program Supports Jobs and Boosts Revenue at Local Butchery – SD Metro

Civic San Diego’s Access To Capital Program Supports Jobs And Boosts Revenue At Local Butchery – Civic San Diego


The Accion team, with James

Representatives from The BIA, Accion, James from Heart and Trotter, Civic San Diego


El Cajon Boulevard BIA President, Tootie Thomas