33 Gaithersburg Businesses Vie For $250,000 Grant

Several Gaithersburg businesses need at least 250 votes before they are even considered in the running for the grant.

Thirty-three Gaithersburg-area businesses are competing for a $250,000 small-business grant offered by Chase Bank USA and LivingSocial and they need at least 250 votes to have a chance at the big money.

The grant contest's mission is both to increase awareness of the important role small businesses play in local communities and to help small businesses grow. Voting ends June 30. The project is called Mission Small Business.

Mission Small Business will award the grant to up to 12 businesses nationwide ($3 million total). A panel of notable business executives will help select the businesses that will be awarded these grants.

Businesses that meet the program requirements can register for Mission Small Business.

To vote, visit the website and type in your state and city. You will find the following businesses in the competition:


Wild Rose Soap

Alternative Spin and Fitness

EcoXtreme Auto Clean

Becauseisaid Entertainment

DC Metro Pet Services


Donna Swinson

Infinity Concierge


ProAce Moving and Storage LLC

Sonic Tuning

Safeguard Printing & Promotional Products

Tutors On Campus

IRock Ktv

TMAC Communications

Big Stick Canes

Herron Printing & Graphics

Mosaic Data Services


All Charities Count, Inc.

MOCO Social Sports

Halo Dance Studio


Life Betterment Concepts

Elite Insured


So far, Soldierfit is leading with more than 430 votes. Warriorfit is second with more than 270 and Zosimos Botanicals is third with more than 225.

Irina June 26, 2012 at 06:54 PM
and one more in Gaithersburg.... proFIT Club. (http://www.profitclubmd.com) Please vote for us https://www.missionsmallbusiness.com/pledge/3735743-ira.rdz


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