Patricia has been awarded the 2015 RI Small Business Administration (SBA) Award in the Home-Based Business category.
Award recipients in Rhode Island are dedicated to the support of the small business community within the state.
In evaluating award winners, some of the criteria that the judges look at included:
- Staying power – a substantiated history as an established business; An indication of continued growth over the three years.
- Innovativeness of product or service offered – an illustration of the creativity and imagination of the nominee.
- Response to adversity – examples of problems faced in the nominee’s business and the methods used to solve them.
- Contributions to community-oriented projects -evidence of the use of his/her personal time and resources.
The Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, May 13 at Alpine Country Club in Cranston. Read more here . . .