Press Release: parker+paige is nominated for a Love a Local Business Grant from Intuit.com!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Paige Lemann, CEO/Founder
parker and paige, LLC
parker+paige was recently nominated for a Love Your Local Business Grant. The hiring grant is being awarded by Inuit.com, and is valued at $50K. Businesses are encouraged to spread the word to their social network fan base to vote online at http://lovealocalbusiness.intuit.com/. parker+paige is currently in #443rd place out of over 900+ businesses being considered for a grant nationwide.
Intuit.com has pledged to distribute over $1M in hiring grants to local & small businesses in 2011; over $100K of that money will be awarded in June alone. The top 4 businesses will be awarded with $25K checks apiece. Voting for this month’s grant winners ends on June 30, 2011. Each participant, fan, visitor, or nominee may only vote once. Additional votes by the same person will be deducted from the businesses grant total before finalists are announced. Anyone interested may also participate by voting from their wireless device.; simply text “parkerandpaige” to #244326.
parker+paige says that if they are chosen as a winner, they plan to hire a professional web developer to redesign the company’s website with a more user-friendly e-commerce platform with a portion of the funds they are awarded.
A Note on parker and paige, LLC: parker+paige was founded in February 2010 as an e-commerce retailer with 3 emerging designers. Since then, the fashion company has expanded from retail sales to include wholesale representation of their designers, and currently carries 8 women’s wear collections & 2 accessories lines – both of which they represent wholesale. For every item you purchase, parker+paige will give one new item away to a child in need. One for One.