Empire Diner Receives Morris County Small Enterprise Grant

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A grant is delivered by Commissioner Shaw, with Parsippany Councilwoman Gragnani, to Frank Shizas on the Empire Diner

PARSIPPANY — Two additional $15,000 checks had been delivered to small enterprise homeowners in Morris County this week, as a result of the Morris County Small Enterprise Grant program able to wind down and shut the equipment interval is on Friday, September 30.

Morris County Commissioner Stephen Shaw launched the checks all through visits yesterday to the favored Empire Diner and PJ’s Plumbing Supplies, a venerable heating and plumbing components retailer on West Clinton Street in Dover that assumed new possession three years prior to now.

“We bought the enterprise in 2019 – correct sooner than the pandemic – a troublesome yr to start a model new enterprise. It was troublesome, so we’re very grateful for the grant. We’re merely starting to switch forward with some new promoting,” talked about Holly Mastrian, who runs PJ’s alongside together with her brother, John G. Hosking.

A grant is delivered by Commissioner Shaw, with Parsippany Councilwoman Gragnani, to Frank Shizas on the Empire Diner

The family enterprise is owned by their father, John F. Hosking. Empire Diner can be a family run enterprise, owned by Bobby Shizas.

“We’re very grateful for this. It’s vitally helpful,” talked about Frank Shizas, his son, noting the restaurant commerce was exhausting hit by the pandemic and establishments are nonetheless working to get higher.

Parsippany Township Council Vice-President Loretta Gragnani joined Commissioner Shaw in presenting the grant to Frank Shizas on the diner yesterday.

Offering grants of as a lot as $15,000 per entity, the Morris County Board of County Commissioners can have licensed 723 functions by the purpose this technique is closed for submissions on Friday, September 30.

The Commissioners devoted $10 million to this technique, which opened on Valentine’s Day, and designed the grants to assist small corporations and nonprofits with pandemic related payments incurred after March 3, 2021, along with lease and mortgages funds. The Morris County Small Enterprise Grant Program has been a singular use of federal funds issued to the county by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was designed to provide pandemic-related assist.

Federal suggestions overlaying the grant program will resolve exactly which payments qualify for defense and which functions may be licensed. The grants are capped at $15,000 per applicant. Nonetheless, enterprise homeowners and nonprofits have been impressed to submit functions that embrace all costs they think about may qualify for the grant, even when the complete amount of a single declare exceeds $15,000.

A remaining evaluation may resolve that some costs submitted for consideration aren’t coated beneath this technique suggestions. Nonetheless, by submitting all payments that may qualify, candidates enhance the chance of getting the utmost amount of grant {{dollars}} attainable.

For additional data on the Morris County Small Enterprise Grant Program, click on on proper right here.



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