20 Local Companies to Award $70,000 Prize to One Local Business
KeeFORCE, a leading corporate I.T. services provider in western Kentucky for 19 years, has announced the launch of the 1st annual Owensboro Xtreme Business Makeover. The Xtreme Business Makeover represents a partnership of 20 successful, regional companies dedicated to helping other businesses grow and prosper in the Owensboro area. The project aims to provide one lucky organization with a “business makeover package” to help the winner take their business operations from ordinary to extraordinary! One business in the Owensboro area will win a Grand Prize that includes free professional goods and services valued at $70,000. The contest is designed to help the winning organization find “the next level of success” for their business.
The contest is open to businesses in Daviess, Hancock and McLean Counties of Kentucky with three or more employees who have been in operation for a minimum of 2 years as of January 7, 2016. Non-profit organizations and home based businesses are not eligible. The winner will be selected by an independent panel of judges from the region based on demonstrated need, community involvement, and dedication to growing their business in the Owensboro area.
“Every day we talk to businesses both new and old who struggle with routine, daily business procedures and are unaware of the knowledgeable professional service firms right in their own community that can help them improve their operations,” says Terry, McKee, President of KeeFORCE. “We hope this community effort will help bring attention to a variety of local companies in the Owensboro region who are here to assist businesses in becoming more productive and ultimately more profitable. This program will assist at least one regional business obtain the help they need to move them forward. We are not just looking to help new, small businesses. This project was designed to help every business in the region, both new and old, obtain business partners that will help them find the next level of success for their organization.”
A Grand Prize worth $70,000 awaits the winner of the 1st Annual Owensboro Xtreme Business Makeover. The 2016 prize package includes valuable business products and services from the following 20 organizations; The Cromwell Group, Dialog Telecommunications, Ebelhar-Whitehead PLLC, EM Ford, First Security Bank, GO Business, Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, KeeFORCE, Greenwell-Chisholm, the Kentucky Mavericks, Lapekas HR, Media Works Advertising, Messenger – Inquirer, Money Concepts, Office Equipment Company, Owensboro Community & Technical College’s Workforce Solutions, Owensboro Convention Center, Red Pixel Studios, Thacker, Hodskins, Searcy & Knight, LLP, and WFIE 14 News.
On-line applications will be accepted through February 19, 2016 and can be found at www.keeforce.com/makeover. A full list of participating business partners, contest rules and complete prize package information can be downloaded from this website.
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