Military Momz (www.militarymomz.com) VOTED ONE OF TOP 200 LEADING MOMS IN BUSINESS IN STARTUPNATION COMPETITION
ROME, GA - May 5, 2009 - Military Momz, www.militarymomz.com announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top 200 mom-owned businesses in StartupNation’s 2009 Leading Moms In Business Competition (http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-2009). The competition, sponsored by VerticalResponse, recognizes the achievements of mothers across the country who run outstanding businesses.
Military Momz, founded by Lisa Edwards of Rome, GA offers items of interest (variety of T-shirts, Remember Bracelets, flag pins and the newly released Military Momz Menuz Cookbook) to the public that allow them to show their support for the military. Lisa will generously donate 50% of all profits to organizations that aide the troops and their families at the end of the calendar year. You can view her site at www.militarymomz.com.
"Moms across America were honored in this year’s ranking, showing that they’re capable of starting and running successful businesses while managing to balance family, career, home and self," said Rich Sloan, co-founder of StartupNation."Well over 600,000 votes were cast in support of several thousand contestants. What an incredible achievement to be named a winner, and what an inspiration for anyone looking to start their own business.”
"It’s challenging for anyone to start and run a successful business – particularly in this economy. These women are setting the standard for innovation and creativity," said Janine Popick, founder and CEO of VerticalResponse.
StartupNation (www.startupnation.com) launched the first annual Leading Moms in Business Competition in January with the support of VerticalResponse (www.verticalresponse.com) to recognize the achievements of mom entrepreneurs across the US. Winners were selected and ranked according to public votes accumulated from January through March, 2009. The elite 200 win bragging rights, promotional support, and digital winner’s emblems recognizing their achievements as the Leading Moms in Business.
Military Momz is dedicated to all the men and women of the military and the families who stand proudly beside them as they perform their duties all over the world. Please help us support our troops as they bravely work day after day for the United States. Let them know you are proud of them, that their dedication to our country is appreciated and not simply taken for granted. Let them know you are praying for them and their safe return HOME and let us never forget any soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and the loved ones they left behind.
Military Momz is proud to offer a Red Friday T-shirt in the campaign to wear a red T-shirt every Friday until all troops are home safely.