Press ReleaseOctober 12, 2022

Job Creators Network Presents Rep. Mike Kelly with “Defender of Small Business” Award

Erie, PA (October 12, 2022) – Today, the Job Creators Network (JCN) presented Congressman Mike Kelly with its “Defender of Small Business” award at the first stop in their national Great Opportunity Project Bus Tour (photographs available upon request). The bus tour is a major component of JCN’s seven-figure  Great Opportunity Project campaign, which  includes JCN’s eight-point “American Small Business Prosperity Plan.”  Covering several states throughout October, most events will feature the local Member of Congress and a local small business leader. The JCN bus tour is leaving Pennsylvania and heading to Stuart, Florida for an event on Friday, October 14. In future weeks, they will have additional stops in Pennsylvania and Florida, while also visiting Georgia, Arizona, and Michigan.

Please click here for the current JCN bus tour schedule.

Toni Angelini, Vice President of Job Creators Network, released the following statement: 

“Representative Kelly is a staunch supporter of entrepreneurialism and a strong advocate for the small business community in Pennsylvania. Today more than ever, we need leaders in Washington who understand the importance of pro-growth policies and who aren’t afraid to fight against policies that stifle job growth and opportunity. On behalf of America’s 90-million-strong small business community, Job Creators Network is proud to award Representative Kelly with the Defender of Small Business Award.”

Rep. Mike Kelly released the following statement:  

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we in Congress should do everything we can to create an economic environment that allows them to thrive,” said Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA-16). “Together with the Job Creators Network, I’m proud to lead a pro-growth, pro-American agenda that strengthens small business owners and their employees. Additionally, I want to thank Team Hardinger for hosting us today!”

Harold “H” Bender, Owner of Team Hardinger, released the following statement:  

“We were excited to welcome the Job Creators Network to Team Hardinger today.  We appreciate the great work they are doing in support of small businesses which are the lifeblood of communities around the country and in Erie.”