It has been a tough year for most businesses across the country. Daily reports of retail closings and decline in consumer spending has caused many to close their doors. The 2nd Annual ‘Tribute to Bronx Businesses’ luncheon, awarded Bronx businesses for beating the odds during this turbulent economic year.
Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr. and officials of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation honored 10 businesses for their achievements and contributions in building economic growth in the borough.
Businesses honored included Bronx Brewery; the Bronx/Manhattan North Association of Realtors; Dufour Pastry Kitchens; G.A.L. Manufacturing Corp.; Gabrielli Truck Sales; Johnson Security Bureau; Just Bagels; Paper Enterprises; Skyline Windows, and the Anheuser-Busch Companies.
“Our businesses are what drive our borough’s economic engine, and each of these companies has displayed a strong commitment to helping build up the Bronx and work toward a stronger future for our borough,” said Bronx Borough president. “I am proud to have acknowledged these business leaders for their hard work not only to strengthen their own businesses but our entire borough as well.”
Marlene Cintron, president of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation added, “We are glad to honor these businesses.