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For Immediate Release:
January 07, 2013
Media Contact:
Jason Smith
jtsmith@miamidade.gov
305-375-5380

Commissioner Jean Monestime Announces 2013 Mom & Pop Grant Program

Applications for Small Business Grants Available from Jan. 7 – 22, 2013


 

Small businesses in District 2 can begin the New Year with a financial boost thanks to the District 2 Mom & Pop Grant Program. Through this program, small business owners can receive up to $7,500 to support their businesses located in District 2.

Commissioner Jean Monestime announced that applications for the District 2 Mom & Pop Grant Program will be available beginning January 7 through January 22, 2013 on the District 2 website www.miamidade.gov/district02/ and at the following two locations:

    • Commission District 2, District Office, 900 N.E. 125 Street, Suite 200, North Miami, Fl.
    • Neighbors & Neighbors Association, Inc., 180 N.W. 62nd Street, Miami, Fl.

Completed applications will be accepted from January 23 through January 28, 2013. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on January 28th. Completed applications will only be accepted at the following locations:

    • Commission District 2, District Office, 900 N.E. 125 Street, Suite 200, North Miami, Fl.
    • Neighbors & Neighbors Association, Inc., 180 N.W. 62nd Street, Miami, Fl.

There will be an informational workshop explaining the application and requirements on January 22, 2013, at Shalom Community Church, 900 N.E. 132 Street. The workshop will begin promptly at 6 p.m. For additional information contact Neighbors and Neighbors Association at 305-756-0605.

“Small businesses are the cornerstone of our community. They provide jobs to our residents and bring vital services to our neighborhoods. I want to do everything I can to ensure that our ‘mom and pop’ businesses have the resources they need to thrive and succeed in District 2,” said Commissioner Jean Monestime.

“I urge small business owners in District 2 to take advantage of this opportunity and apply to our Mom and Pop Grant Program,” Commissioner Monestime said.