People’s Choice voting opens for TVFCU Leap Grants
The voting lasts only this week, go to bottom of story for the link to vote
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Voting has begun to help local entrepreneurs fulfill their dream.
Ten Chattanooga businesses are competing for five awards in the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union’s Idea Leap Grant competition.
Then another eight are battling it out for three grants in the Cleveland area.
Voters will pick one business plan that will get to pitch as the People’s Choice Finalist.
The other finalists will be picked by volunteer panels.
“We’ve made the 6th Annual Idea Leap Grant bigger than ever with a total of $175,000 to be awarded to local small business owners across our 17-county service area,” said Tommy Nix, vice president of business and commercial services. “We want community members to have a chance to participate and help us choose which entrepreneurs receive funding from this program, so we have opened up People’s Choice Voting as an avenue for that feedback.”
Here are the Semifinalists for the Chattanooga area:
Alchemy Spice Company
The Local Juicery
The Professional Cleaning Solution
The Speech Language Reading Center
We Clean Chattanooga
And here are the Semifinalists for Cleveland:
Carroll Printing Company
Direct Primary Care Associates, PLLC
Happy Tails Grooming Salon
Mayfield Farm Park
Rods Rocking Rolls
Nine semifinalists are competing for Northwest Georgia:
Baxter Dean Studio
Dalton Brewing Company
DIRT Design & Décor
Foundation Direct Family Care
HERE IS HOW TO VOTE:
Click HERE to got to the election site.
Pick your region and watch pitch videos from each business.
You can only vote once in each competition.
Voting is only open through Friday.