Nominate a VFP Business of the Month for August

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Community members are invited to nominate a small business that they think is worthy of receiving the VFP Small Business of the Month Award for August.

You can submit your nominations by emailing the name and location of the business to or in a Facebook or Twitter message. You can also write the business name and location in the comments section below this article or under this article’s Facebook posting.

Qualifying businesses must be located in Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood, Melrose Park or Stone Park; be registered as a profit entity that pays property and/or sales taxes in any of those towns; have been in business in any of those towns for at least one year; employ fewer than 100 employees; and generate revenues of less than $25 million.

The period to submit nominations is from Tuesday, Aug. 8 until Saturday, Aug. 12. The three businesses that generate the most enthusiastic and robust nominations will be entered into an open round of voting that will last from Sunday, Aug. 13 until Tuesday, Aug. 14., during which readers will be able to vote for the small business of their choice here on our website.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, Aug. 16 and honored at our monthly small business reception held that day at 6 p.m. The location of that reception will be announced tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 9.

The winner will receive free half-page print advertising in VFP’s monthly print edition, a feature story in an upcoming print edition, a framed certificate, window decal and plaque. VFP

33 thoughts on “Nominate a VFP Business of the Month for August

  1. I nominate Pit Bulls BBQ Shack in Bellwood, Illinois. The hot links and chicken is off the chain. Check em out!!

    1. I nominate pit bull ribs barbecue shack in bellwood Il. The rib tips and turkey links were delicious

  2. I nominate Pitbull Ribs BBQ Shack, 5020 St Charles, Bellwood IL 60104..The BEST in TOWN and ALL AROUND!

  3. I nominated Dulce Vida Neveria… For there awsome service but best of all there ice cream and fresh made juice 🤗👌👌👌👌

  4. I nominate Pitbull Ribs BBQ Shack the greatest restaurant in town. The food is magnificent and the customer service is impeccable. They’re number one in my book. Go Pitbull !

  5. I nominated D&K Auto Repair that is located on 19th Ave. and Madison St. They customer service is amazing and they know ho to fix cars very professionally. They are always fair with the prices. They’ve been around for a long time and was a huge service to the residents of Maywood.

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