House Resolution 104 - Introduced HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 104 BY HANUSA and RUNNING-MARQUARDT A Resolution to recognize the Iowa Small Business 1 Development Centers and honor 2020 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 2020 award winners for the centers’ 14 two special entrepreneur awards; and 15 WHEREAS, Sue Tyrrell of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 16 the chief executive officer and owner of Hands 17 Up Communications, is the 2020 Deb Dalziel Woman 18 Entrepreneur Achievement Award winner, an award which 19 honors an Iowa woman entrepreneur who has significantly 20 changed or improved her life and the lives of 21 others; and 22 WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Gross of Slater, Iowa, the 23 president and co-founder of Gross-Wen Technologies, 24 has received the 2020 Neal Smith Entrepreneur of the 25 Year Award, an award named in honor of the long-serving 26 Iowa congressman, given to an Iowa entrepreneur who 27 has been in business a minimum of three years and has 28 -1- LSB 6339HH (4) 88 ja/rn 1/ 2
H.R. 104 been significantly assisted by an Iowa Small Business 1 Development Center; NOW THEREFORE, 2 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, That 3 the House of Representatives honors award winners Sue 4 Tyrrell and Dr. Martin Gross, congratulates them on 5 their success, and recognizes and expresses its thanks 6 to the Iowa Small Business Development Centers for 7 their ongoing work in making Iowa a better place to 8 live and work. 9 -2- LSB 6339HH (4) 88 ja/rn 2/ 2