Fort Worth-based Renfro Foods, Inc. Wednesday was named one of seven regional finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award.
The salsa maker represents the Southwest and South Central region. The selection is made on exceptional business practices and community involvement.
“These businesses are examples of the powerful contributions small businesses can make not only in their communities and their states, but also more broadly to the country’s economic recovery,” U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said in a statement. “The Chamber is happy to honor these regional finalists for the policies and achievements that have made them leaders among small businesses and a driver of job creation, economic growth, and opportunity.”
The winner will be named at the 10th Annual America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. June 11-13. The winner receives a $10,000 cash prize.
The finalists include American Custom Exteriors & Interiors in Rochester, N.Y.; Quality Float Works in Schaumburg, Ill.; Xylo Technologies in Rochester, Minn.; Sanderson Stewart in Billings, Mont.; Modernizing Medicine in Boca Raton, Fla.,; and, Cuisine Unlimited Catering & Special Events in Salt Lake City.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses.
_ Sandra Baker