Charlotte, NC, August 16, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Mary Cantando, coordinator for the North Carolina Make Mine a Million $ Business™ (www.makemineamillion.org) event, has announced that North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall has issued a Capitol Citation to honor North Carolina’s first Make Mine a Million $ Business™ event, which will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Blake Hotel, located at 555 S. McDowell St. North Carolina is one of only 10 states to host the program in 2008.
The Make Mine a Million $ Business™ Program provides a combination of money, mentoring, marketing and technology tools that help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses from micros to millions. Finalists will be selected from applicants statewide and asked to deliver a business pitch to women entrepreneurs, judges and guests at the event. Winners will be chosen by judges and audience members. Women entrepreneurs interested in applying for the North Carolina event are encouraged to visit www.makemineamillion.org for more information.
“We are honored that the Secretary of State has issued a Capitol Citation in recognition of North Carolina’s first Make Mine a Million $ Business™ event,” said Cantando. “This event will open doors of opportunity for North Carolina women business owners.”
About Make Mine A Million $ Business™:
Make Mine a Million $ Business™, a program of Count Me In and founding partner, American Express OPENSM, provides women entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand their businesses by generating more than a million dollars in annual revenue. A unique nationwide program that provides money, mentoring and marketing opportunities to help businesses grow from micro to millions, the Make Mine a Million $ Business™ program’s goal is to lead one million women entrepreneurs in the effort to reach annual revenues of one million dollars by 2010. North Carolina will host the state’s first Make Mine a Million $ Business™ event on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte. For more information please visit www.makemineamillion.org or call (212) 245-1245.
North Carolina Make Mine a Million $ Business™ Media Contact:
MMI Associates, Inc.
PR Firms Raleigh, NC
National Make Mine a Million $ Business™ Media Contact:
Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence
(212) 245-1245 ext. 201