House Resolution 106 - Introduced HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 106 BY A. MEYER , BEST , LUNDGREN , STECKMAN , ISENHART , and JAMES A Resolution to recognize the Iowa Small Business 1 Development Centers and honor 2022 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 2022 award winners for the centers’ 14 two special entrepreneur awards; and 15 WHEREAS, Erica Brewer, the owner of Belle Allure 16 Minkz & Boutique in Dubuque, is the 2022 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, Matt Curtis, the owner of Wayne’s Ski & 22 Cycle in Mason City, has received the 2022 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 -1- LSB 6238YH (4) 89 es/rn 1/ 2
H.R. 106 Iowa Small Business Development Center; and 1 WHEREAS, the two entrepreneur awards will be 2 presented to the winners in a special ceremony on 3 March 3, 2022, at the State Capitol in Des Moines; NOW 4 THEREFORE, 5 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, That 6 the House of Representatives honors award winners Erica 7 Brewer and Matt Curtis, congratulates them on their 8 success, and recognizes and expresses its thanks to 9 the Iowa Small Business Development Centers for their 10 ongoing work in making Iowa a better place to live and 11 work. 12 -2- LSB 6238YH (4) 89 es/rn 2/ 2