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 email@example.com 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