MISSION:: To promote a pro-business environment in the unincorporated area of McLoughlin Boulevard while engaging community members, government officials and business professionals.
WHO: M.A.B.A is an alliance of business professionals who, at the present time, own and or operate a home-based, storefront retail, commercial or industrial business in the area of the McLoughlin Corridor. M.A.B.A member businesses are for-profit entities relying on the exchange of goods and/or services. M.A.B.A. membership is complimentary and considered on-going. M.A.B.A membership participation is approximately 200 businesses strong and growing.
WHAT: M.A.B.A. is an action-oriented alliance coming together to plan and enforce policies and programs which support economic vitality for a resilient local economy. The alliance is volunteer-driven and focused on business prosperity. M.A.B.A works in partnership with Community Planning Organizations (CPO’s) and Government Agencies.
WHEN: M.A.B.A. was formed in August of 2011 when a group of concerned business owners found mutually beneficial purpose in organizing themselves such as to create and drive a strategy to Improve and enhance the business climate, the branded image and the overall boulevard safety factor. M.A.B.A is an alliance of business professionals who, at the present time, own and/or operate a home-based, storefront retail, commercial or industrial business in the area of the McLoughlin Corridor.
WHERE: M.A.B.A. focuses on business and safety issues relevant to the specific area with north/south boundaries of Park Avenue to Glen Echo and east/west boundaries from Highway 205 to the Willamette River.
WHY: M.A.B.A. formed to provide the business community an avenue for collaborating and participating in the future growth, or lack thereof, of the McLoughlin corridor. Shared communication and an opportunity to voice concepts and challenges allows individual business operators to not only be represented but to be impactful.