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Begins with Family Serving you since 2014


We connect family owned businesses with their community to help them grow .


Member Benefits


We have assembled a collection of Member Benefits to help you be as effective and efficient as possible in managing your business…so you have quality time for the things that matter most.


Join Us at our next meeting!


Stop by our next Members Mixer or Business to Business meeting to say "hello".


  • Meet local BwF peers and professionals.
  • Learn about upcoming BwF activities.
  • Exchange business cards.
  • Build a strong referral network.
  • Have fun!
Check Out Our BwF Calendar!
Check out the current schedule of online and local events. Meet with peers from your area and make connections with business owners around the country. If you want to host an event, check out the new information and sign up form! A calendar of events is included, as well. Want a different day or have an event added? No Problem, just let us know.
Events Calendar

Latest Posts


March 10, 2019
Begins with Family Monthly Mixer

BwF at Mattress Makers

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February 26, 2019
Show Your Love, Revive & Alive Donation Drive

Show Your Love, Revive & Alive Donation Drive

September 1, 2013
Rebecca Scott, Founder of Eventmasters 1996

Our Founder’s Story

Testimonials

  • Kim Moffat
    Got great support from Benefits By Artzberger. Lesa was very helpful in guiding me with how I should invest money to plan for my retirement and future. So glad to be connected through the Begins with Family group!
    Kim Moffat
    JDK Home Solutions
  • Carol Anne & Dr. Stephen A. Chan
    The BWF sports outing (at P2K Gun Range) was awesome! We all had a great time. The guys especially loved the shot gun skeet experience. I know we will all be back for more. I had forgotten how much fun it was to shoot in a safe well organized venue. Love the owner, what a great guy.
    Carol Anne & Dr. Stephen A. Chan
    Smilehaven Dental Center
  • Joe Tonga
    I’ve used Sitko Plumbing & Drain Services to help my customers with their plumbing needs. As a Begins with Family member it is a pleasure to refer customers to fellow members and their great services.
    Joe Tonga
    Dry Pro
  • Joe Mystic
    I had laminate flooring installed by Cole's Fine Flooring in my office area. The end result was better than I had expected. The installation was done as scheduled. The combination of flooring and baseboard is beautiful. We knew that there would be baseboard but we had not selected any particular one. I was expecting the cheap rubber type you see in so many places. This was wide and substantial and very complimentary to the flooring. We are so pleased with the baseboard we got. The installer cleaned up after himself very well. I am very happy with the product, sales staff and installer.
    Joe Mystic
    Mystic Productions
  • Lana Shapiro
    Just want to send a line about a new member, Dr. Stephen Chan of Smilehaven Dental Center. As you know, I chipped my front tooth. Not good! I'll just cut to it and say that I am very pleased with his work and the cost was quite reasonable! Dr. Chan was personable and his staff was great! Thanks for making our introduction and also for the great network you have developed in BWF.
    Lana Shapiro
    Window Coverings and Interior Design
  • Mike Wilmers
    Sitko plumbing help me out of a tough situation. My client was ready to move into their new home when it was discovered that the gas line to the dryer and fireplace was not to code and needed to be corrected. Sitko sent one of their techs out within one hour. The tech was very capable and diagnosed the issue at hand and worked to correct the issue. They were great to work with and I would refer them to anyone I know with gas or plumbing needs.
    Mike Wilmers
    Keller Williams Realty
  • Kim Moffat
    I recently purchased a much needed mattress from Mattress Makers, a family-run business. Sam, one of the family members, was extremely knowledgeable and helped me pick not only the perfect mattress but the perfect pillow!
    Kim Moffat
    Kim Moffat Interior Design
  • Peter Muse
    We had a members meeting at Mattress Makers in La Mesa and it was awesome because they let us try all the mattresses, told us about the differences and really made it easy to find the right product. I bought a pillow - great quality and price - and they told me I could come back anytime to add or take out filling if I needed an adjustment. I've never experienced that kind of quality care in a Mattress store.
    Peter Muse
    LegalShield
  • Gina Moreno
    Melissa (of Oggi’s Pizza in Liberty Station) and I arranged a wonderful breakfast this morning. It was delicious and each of our 25 guests said they had a great time! Thanks, Rebecca and the Begins with Family team, for your help as well.
    Gina Moreno
    Cole's Fine Flooring