Making Your Mark

And the Winner is…

Congratulations to Jim Heberling of Lifeline Lift Company for becoming the winner of the inaugural Making Your Mark contest with an innovative product used to assist workers and prevent injury.

A special thanks to Councilmember Guerra for co-emceeing the event with Tracey Schaal, and to HP Hood for providing the venue, as well as the facility tour.

To learn more about the contest, the judges, the prize package, and our outstanding sponsors, please visit

  • Highlights of the Making Your Mark Contest:

    • Prize package worth over $50,000 including assistance with legal services, accounting, marketing, business coaching, advertising, telecommunications, banking, graphic design, financial consulting, and real estate assistance.

    • Individuals or businesses are encouraged to apply if they are looking to grow, expand, or establish a site.

    • Looking to attract micro-manufacturers to our area.

    • The goal is to mentor and assist the winner so they can grow and prosper, and make their home within the district.

    • Click below for application, complete rules and specific deadlines.

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    The deadline to apply for 2018 was June 29, 2018.

    A special thank you to the following supporters:
    Congresswomen Doris Matsui
    Mayor Darrell Steinberg
    Office of Councilmember Eric Guerra
    County Supervisor Phil Serna

Making Your Mark

Making Your Mark