Small Business Administration extends deadline for annual awards nominations

Small Business Administration extends deadline for annual awards nominations

The Small Business enterprise Administration has prolonged its deadline for submission of nominees for its

The Small Business enterprise Administration has prolonged its deadline for submission of nominees for its prestigious local Compact Business Awards to January 28. The awards recognize superb businesses or people today in various classes. 

“If you or an individual you know has an inspiring small business enterprise achievements story to notify or it’s possible they’ve performed a supporting role in strengthening compact enterprise, nominate them for just one of our area awards,” the SBA stated in a push release. 

Awards are presented at ceremonies throughout Smaller Organization 7 days, which is scheduled for the initial 7 days in May possibly. The SBA has celebrated Smaller Enterprise 7 days for additional than 50 several years, recognizing “the vital contributions of America’s business owners and little business house owners,” according to the SBA.

The SBA defines a little business as those people with significantly less than 500 personnel. Rhode Island is built up of nicely over 90 % tiny enterprises.

The deadline for submitting what the SBA calls its nomination bundle is 3 p.m. on January 28. It was earlier, January 11. Full info and submitting guidance can be located on the SBA’s Rhode Island web site: www.sba.gov/workplaces/district/ri/providence or nationally at www.sba.gov/nationwide-smaller-company-7 days/awards.

Frank Prosnitz provides to WhatsUpNewp quite a few many years in journalism, such as 10 as editor of the Providence (RI) Small business Information and 14 many years as a reporter and bureau supervisor at the Providence (RI) Journal. Prosnitz began his journalism occupation as a sportswriter at the Asbury Park (NJ) Push, relocating to The Information Tribune (Woodbridge, NJ), ahead of joining the Providence Journal. Prosnitz hosts the Early morning Present on WLBQ radio (Westerly), 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, and It’s Your Company, also on WBLQ, Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Prosnitz has twice won Ideal in Company Awards from the countrywide Modern society of American Company Editors and Writers (SABEW), two times was named Media Advocate of the Yr by the Tiny Small business Administration, gained an investigative reporter’s award from the New England Push Association, and newswriting award from the Rhode Island Push Association.

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