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From the Office of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss
Attention Small Business Owners in District 9

February 8-22, 2010, Small business owners in Commission Chairman Dennis C. Moss’ District 9 will have the opportunity to apply for Mom & Pop Small Business grants up to $5,000.00 to assist their small business. Eligible business owners receiving grant awards may use the funds to assist their businesses by purchasing equipment, supplies, advertising/marketing, inventory, building liability insurance, security systems and/or to make minor renovations. To be considered, the applicants’ small businesses must be located in District 9 and meet certain criteria.

Grant applications will be available for pick-up from Chairman Moss’ District North Office at 10710 SW 211 Street, Suite 206 (So. Dade Government Ctr) or District South Office at 1634 NW 6th Avenue in Florida City from Tuesday, February 8, 2010 to Tuesday, February 22, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  In addition, applications can be accessed online at www.miamidade.gov/district09.

All applications must be properly completed and returned between Wednesday, February 23 and Friday, February 25, 2010, by 5 p.m. ONLY at the District North Office/South Dade Government Center, Suite 206.

The Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program was created to provide financial and technical assistance to qualified small businesses that are approved for funding, and is an excellent example of how county government is attempting to help small businesses during these tough economic times. For more information regarding Chairman Moss’ Mom and Pop grant opportunities, please contact Mr. Dallas Manuel in the District 9 Office at 305-234-4938 or contact Ms. Finney at Neighbors and Neighbors Association (NANA) at 305-756-0605, Monday through Friday.