Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Nominate the Small Business of the Year!


Monrovians – Please consider nominating a small business in Monrovia for Small Business of the Year. We have had many nominees from Monrovia in the past, and are hoping for your help in recognizing a few in Monrovia again this year. Please feel free to forward this on to your networks of contacts in town – any Boards or Commissions you are part of…

Let me know if you have any questions, the nomination form is attached. And as a note, previous nominees are not eligible to nominated again. For Monrovia those businesses are: Rudy’s, Samuelson & Fetter, Gentile, McCloskey & Co., Market Grill, Century Rooter, Doubletree, Paint N’ Play, and last year’s 41st AD Small Business of the Year – Monrovia’s own, Dollmakers.


Small Business of the Year – Nominations Due February 18, 2016

Assemblymember Holden is seeking nominations to honor the 41st Assembly District “2016 Small Business of the Year.”  The San Gabriel Valley has over 69,000 small and medium sized businesses, and he looks forward to receiving nominations for the great businesses within the 41st Assembly District, which includes: Altadena, Claremont, La Verne, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Dimas, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, Upland, and portions of Mt. Baldy and Rancho Cucamonga.  Small businesses are doing great things for our economy and communities and submitting a nomination is a great way to share their contributions and successes.

In order to qualify, the business must have a physical location within the 41st Assembly District, have been in business for at least two years, and meet the SBA Small Business Size Standards. A business may be nominated by any business owner or resident and/or municipal and chamber of commerce staff within the 41st Assembly District (NO self-nominations).  One small business will be selected and recognized in Sacramento at the California Small Business Association Luncheon.
Please think about a small business owner who is a leader that is positively contributing to the community.  Then, please complete and submit the nomination form before February 18, 2016. For more information, contact Matthew Lyons at Matthew.Lyons@asm.ca.gov or 909-624-7876.