August 3, 2020 is a daily online magazine covering small business news. We help entrepreneurs transform ideas and innovations into greatness.

Small Business News for Entrepreneurs


Small Business Startup News


SBA Branches Taking Nominations For Award

Written by Ken Gaebler
Published: 10/13/2010

Small business owners can be nominated by going to local SBA offices

Throughout the country, the U.S. Small Business Administration has been making news for small business owners by seeking nominations for the Small Business Person of the Year and the Small Business Champion award.

Entrepreneur Getting Started

The SBA's South Florida District Office recently sought nominations from Sunshine State entrepreneurs for the 2011 South Florida award. The award will be handed out during Small Business Week 2011, which takes place from May 18-20. Once the nomination process is complete and the area winner is named, the person will then go on to compete for State of Florida Small Business Person of the Year - and if they make it past that round, it's on to the nation's capital.

The other award seeking nominations is the Small Business Champion of the Year award, which goes to people who have supported small business interests and helped entrepreneurs succeed.

The SBA has been in the news recently after it committed $75 million to the Fifth Street Financial Corporation. The AP reports that the bank has created a "pool" of $225 million to lend to small businesses. 

Have Friends Who Might Like This Article?

Tweet via @gaeblerdotcom Share this on Twitter

Let them know on LinkedIn

Ready to Learn More? We Think You Might Like These Articles:


About Our Breaking Small Business News journalists write new news articles for entrepreneurs every day. Our small business news articles review trends in small business, analyze the ramifications of regulatory initiatives, present relevant entrepreneurial research findings, and cover many other topics of interest to small business owners.



Additional Resources for Entrepreneurs

Help for Native American Entrepreneurs

Resources for Gay Entrepreneurs

Businesses for Sale

Online Entrepreneur Tools


Lists of Small Business Incubators

Lists of Angel Investors