VeteranOwnedBusiness.com in the running for a $50,000 Pepsi April 2010 Refresh Grant


Leading free directory of businesses owned by United States military veterans is competing for a $50,000 grant through the Pepsi April 2010 Refresh Project

Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2010 -- VeteranOwnedBusiness.com, the Internet's most comprehensive free directory of over 4,000 businesses owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans of the United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves is competing for a $50,000 grant in this month's Pepsi Refresh program.

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is just one of a handful of nominated $50,000 grant projects that can be voted on at www.refresheverything.com/veteranownedbusiness during the month of April. Facebook members can also vote via a special application. The Pepsi Refresh Project accepts submissions from organizations that will have a positive impact in the community.

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com's founder, Brian K. St.Ours, stated, "We really need your vote! Since launching on Veterans Day 2008, VeteranOwnedBusiness.com continues to experience phenomenal growth. We have over 4,000 members from every type of business imaginable and from all around our great country. Our goal is to empower veteran owned businesses to grow their respective businesses in the hope that as they grow some will give back to organizations that support veterans, deployed troops and their respective families. We have a long list of development and marketing requirements needed to help us to continue to grow all while making sure our system remains totally free! We are hoping--with your votes--the great folks at Pepsi can help us out with a grant."

Since its launch in late 2008, VeteranOwnedBusiness.com has received over 500,000 visitors and nearly 5,000,000 page views. Site users come from all walks of life and include procurement specialists from government agencies as well as purchasing people from small businesses all the way up to Fortune 500 companies. The easy to use interface also allows the average consumer as well as fellow veterans who want to show their support for our country’s military heroes a quick way to search for products and services that are all unique in the fact that they are made by, serviced by and/or sold by United States military veterans.

Please help vote for VeteranOwnedBusiness.com by casting your vote at: www.refresheverything.com/veteranownedbusiness.

About VeteranOwnedBusiness.com:
VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is a free, comprehensive directory of businesses owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans of the United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and National Guard. More information about VeteranOwnedBusiness.com can be found by visiting http://www.VeteranOwnedBusiness.com or by calling their toll free number at (877) VOB-List. You can also Follow VeteranOwnedBusiness.com on Twitter and Fan VeteranOwnedBusiness.com on Facebook.

 

 

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