Downtown Spotlight – Ceci Wong

From Hong Kong, London, and Paris, to New York, and Menlo Park, Ceci Wong has traveled near and far. After receiving her gemologist certification from the Gemological Institute of America, Ceci has experienced working for companies such as Tiffany & Co, and Neiman-Marcus, as well as expanding towards managing her own stores such as Lustre [...]

2017-09-11T21:07:34+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Flegel’s Home Furnishings

In 1954 Brian Flegel’s Grandfather found a growing market in the furniture industry, a foundation in which Menlo Park’s, Flegel’s, was born. Fifty-two years later, after growing up working in the store and exploring other options Brian Flegel became interested in managing Flegel’s and took over the business in 2006. Throughout his years at Flegel’s [...]

2017-09-11T21:08:13+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Afterwards

Twenty-seven years ago on the 17th of September, Bob Hanson and his wife, Katie, opened Afterwards, a consignment shop that sells designer clothes and furniture for less. “It’s a win-win situation,” Bob said. “Consigners get money back, and customers get merchandise at a good value.” After working for Polo Ralph Lauren, Bob found the “silicon [...]

2017-09-11T21:08:48+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Menlo Park Ranks 36th in Best Money Management Skills

WalletHub analyzed 2,534 U.S. cities on their money management skills based on 10 criteria. The 10 criteria were divided between debt level and financial behavior. Debt level looks at debt-to-income ratios on items such as credit cards, mortgages, and loans. Financial behavior looks at items like credit scores, late payments, and foreclosures. Money Management in Menlo Park [...]

2017-07-29T05:55:05+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Featured|