House Resolution 13 - Introduced HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 13 BY HANUSA A Resolution to recognize the Iowa Small Business 1 Development Centers and honor 2017 award winners. 2 WHEREAS, since 1981, the Iowa Small Business 3 Development Centers have provided expert and 4 confidential business counseling services and training 5 workshops to entrepreneurs in all 99 Iowa counties; and 6 WHEREAS, the Iowa Small Business Development Centers 7 provide a wide variety of services to foster the growth 8 of Iowa business, including one-to-one professional 9 business counseling, learning opportunities, 10 workshops, courses and classes, and a variety of other 11 services; and 12 WHEREAS, the Iowa Small Business Development Centers 13 have announced the 2017 award winners for the centers’ 14 two special entrepreneur awards; and 15 WHEREAS, Alisa Roth, the founder of Bloom Works 16 Floral of Council Bluffs, is the 2017 Deb Dalziel 17 Woman Entrepreneur Achievement Award winner, an 18 award which honors an Iowa woman entrepreneur who has 19 significantly changed or improved her life and the 20 lives of others; and 21 WHEREAS, Steve and Leona Fogle, owners of Fogle True 22 Value of Centerville, have received the 2017 Neal Smith 23 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, an award named in honor 24 of the long-serving Iowa congressman, given to an Iowa 25 entrepreneur who has been in business a minimum of 26 three years and has been significantly assisted by an 27 Iowa Small Business Development Center; NOW THEREFORE, 28 -1- LSB 2662YH (1) 87 hb/rj 1/ 2
H.R. 13 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1 That the House of Representatives honors award winners 2 Alisa Roth and Steve and Leona Fogle, congratulates 3 them on their success, and recognizes and expresses its 4 thanks to the Iowa Small Business Development Centers 5 for their ongoing work in making Iowa a better place 6 to live and work. 7 -2- LSB 2662YH (1) 87 hb/rj 2/ 2