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Mayor Bowser to Announce 53 Recipients of 2018 Great Streets Small Business Grants

Thursday, May 3, 2018

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, May 4, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, as part of small business week, will recognize a total of 53 Fiscal Year 18 Great Streets small business grantees. This year’s grantees are receiving over $2.5 million to support the growth and creation of job opportunities in the District. Since 2015, the Bowser Administration has awarded over $14 million to 274 small businesses, and created over 1,000 jobs.

The Great Streets program aims to transform 13 designated retail priority areas by fostering small business development with new and existing businesses, stimulate job growth, and increase the District’s tax base to improve commercial vibrancy along the city’s corridors and surrounding neighborhoods.

WHEN:
Friday, May 4, at 11 am

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5
Brian T. Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Sybongile Cook, Director, Great Streets 
Kim Moore, Owner, Fitness Snob Studio
Jason Moore, Owner, Fitness Snob Studio

WHERE:
Fitness Snob Studios
617 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
*Closest Metro: Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood Metro Station* 

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).