2014-01-27 18:24:22 - ISBDC sponsored award showcases up and coming entrepreneurial companies in Indiana; Lt. Governor on hand for awards ceremony
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann presented Firefly Home Care LLC along with 19 other Indiana companies with the Indiana Small Business Development Center's Economic Development through Growth and Entrepreneurship (EDGE) Award during a Statehouse ceremony on January 14th.
Sponsored by the ISBDC, the awards recognize both emerging and established businesses that are clients of the agency's 10 regional offices located throughout the state. Firefly Home Care LLC was nominated for the EDGE Award by the North Central ISBDC in South Bend, IN and is one of 10 emerging businesses in the state to receive the award.
Owners Amy and Larson Manifold received the award on behalf of the company and were joined by Alan Steele, North Central ISBDC Client
Advisor, and state Representative Wes Culver.
“Recognizing the accomplishments of businesses like Firefly Home Care is essential,” said Rep. Culver. “I am pleased to see their success as they serve a vital community need and showcase the ability of a small business.”
Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann congratulated the award winners. "These twenty companies represent the best of the Hoosier entrepreneurial spirit. They each have taken the courageous steps to make their vision of a successful enterprise possible. I am pleased that through the Small Business Development Centers, we can advise and support them and now honor them for their efforts."
More information about the ISBDC and 2013 EDGE Award recipients can be found at www.isbdc.org/2013-edge-award-winners-emerging-businesses/
About Firefly Home Care LLC:
Firefly Home Care LLC is a personal services agency licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health and serves Elkhart and St. Joseph counties, including South Bend, Elkhart and Goshen. The company helps its clients live independently at home by providing caregivers that assist with daily activities and care managers to help coordinate care. Firefly Home Care LLC is a member of Indiana Association of Home and Hospice Care, Drug Free Hoosiers, the Better Business Bureau, Michiana Gerontology Institute and the Middlebury Chamber of Commerce. For more information about Firefly Home Care LLC, call 574-830-6121 or visit www.fireflyhomecare.com.