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For Immediate Release:
February 06, 2014
Media Contact:
Alvaro Muniz


Commissioner Juan C. Zapata opens the application process for the 2014 Mom & Pop Small business grants in District 11

MIAMI, FL – Commissioner Juan C. Zapata invites all small business owners in District 11 to apply for up to $5,000 per business in Mom & Pop Small Business Program grants. The grant may be used for purchasing equipment, supplies, inventory, commercial liability insurance, security systems, advertising and marketing, and minor renovations. The application period will be from February 3 to February 18, 2014.

Applications will be available commencing February 3, 2014 at Commissioner Zapata’s office or online at Completed applications will be accepted from February 19 through February 26, 2014 by 4:00 PM. No late applications will be accepted. One original completed application with required documents must be hand-delivered to Commissioner Zapata’s district office and it is suggested you keep a copy for your records.

Juan C. Zapata’s District Office
8785 SW 165 Avenue, Suite 203
Miami, Florida 33193
Phone: 305-375-5511

A mandatory meeting explaining the application process and requirements will be held February 18, 2014, 1:00 p.m. at the West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd. Please be on time.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Lawanza Finney (305) 756-0605 at the Neighbors and Neighbors Association (NANA).