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File #: 15-3442    Version: 1 Name: Trice Construction
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/18/2015 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/20/2015 Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF TRICE CONSTRUCTION RECEIVING THE 2015 ILLINOIS JEFFREY BUTLAND FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARD WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has presented Trice Construction with the 2015 Illinois Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business Award; and WHEREAS, every year since 1963 the SBA has taken the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week; and WHEREAS, each year the Illinois District Office and its partners honor small businesses for their contributions to Illinois' economy and society; and WHEREAS, small businesses are the backbone of the American economy; and WHEREAS, in 2007 Stephanie Hickman purchased Trice Construction from her uncles and started growing the business; and WHEREAS, along the way Ms. Hickman sought assistance from ...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, ELIZABETH "LIZ" DOODY GORMAN, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

IN HONOR OF TRICE CONSTRUCTION RECEIVING THE 2015 ILLINOIS JEFFREY BUTLAND FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARD

 

WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has presented Trice Construction with the 2015 Illinois Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business Award; and

 

WHEREAS, every year since 1963 the SBA has taken the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week; and

 

WHEREAS, each year the Illinois District Office and its partners honor small businesses for their contributions to Illinois’ economy and society; and

 

WHEREAS, small businesses are the backbone of the American economy; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2007 Stephanie Hickman purchased Trice Construction from her uncles and started growing the business; and

 

WHEREAS, along the way Ms. Hickman sought assistance from the Women’s Business Development Center and participated in the SBA-funded nextONE program at the Chicago Urban League; and

 

WHEREAS, these resources helped Ms. Hickman hone her business skills and grow her business successfully; and 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby extend its warmest wishes and congratulations to Stephanie Hickman and Trice Construction on receiving the 2015 Illinois Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business Award; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this text be spread upon the official proceedings of this Honorable Body, and an official copy of same be presented to Stephanie Hickman and Trice Construction.

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