by Rick Griffin
The East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC) will host its annual bus tour showcasing economic business development opportunities in the East County on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The tour will begin at 7:30 a.m. with continental breakfast at Hooley’s Irish Pub and Grill, 2955 Jamacha Road in El Cajon. The bus tour will depart at 8:15 a.m. and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. A break at 10:15 a.m. is scheduled at Allen Airways Flying Museum in El Cajon. Organizers say the East County offers a wide range of industrial, office and retail opportunities. Developers, brokers, elected officials and economic development leaders are invited to attend. Cost to attend is $20 per person for ECEDC members and $30 per person for non members. For more information, visit www.eastcountyedc.org or contact Gladys Selfridge at (619) 258-3670. Founded in 1984, the ECEDC is an alliance of key representatives from business, government, and education working together to promote successful business activity in the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Santee, and in the unincorporated communities of Alpine, Lakeside and Spring Valley.