Monday, September 20, 2010

Top 100 MBE

FOREST HILL, MARYLAND …. SEPTEMBER 2010 ……Patty’s Gifts and Baskets, LLC was bestowed with the honor of being named one of the Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s). Patricia Desiderio, President and owner, will attend the October 21st annual awards program which honors outstanding minority business owners and women entrepreneurs in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

The Top 100 MBE Awards program was established by the Center for Business Inclusion and Diversity (CBID), a nonprofit organization dedicating to helping women and minority owned businesses succeed, “to recognize enterprising women and minority entrepreneurs that fuel this nation’s economy through their innovation, sacrifices and dedication”.

To be eligible for nomination, MBE’s must be successfully operational for a minimum of three years, have introduced a new product or process and demonstrate a history of significant and worthwhile contribution to their profession, client satisfaction and mentor others. Maintain active involvement and leadership (and significant time) to the community through volunteer activities.

Patty’s Gifts and Baskets LLC (Trading As: Patty’s Promotions) is a promotional products distributor and gift company. The company ships internationally through their gift division. The company employs a staff of five and is a WBE certified company. The business was founded in May 2002.