RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30, 2014 – Lewey Landscaping & LawnCare, Inc., a Triangle-based, full-service landscaping and lawn care company, has announced that co-owner Kim Lewey has been named a 2013 Urban Rebound Raleigh-Durham Awardee by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence. Count Me In is the leading national nonprofit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs. This year, the organization named 33 business owners as Urban Rebound awardees.
Urban Rebound Raleigh-Durham, made possible with generous support from Sam’s Club giving Program, is a business growth initiative for women entrepreneurs, designed to assist in sustainable growth and efforts to spur local economies through job growth. Urban Rebound aims to help women-owned businesses across the country grow their revenue numbers with support through the Count Me In Business Accelerator Program, which translates into $50 million in new economic activity and 400 to 600 new jobs each year.
Urban Rebound Awardees each receive a place in Count Me In’s renowned nine-month Business Accelerator program, which provides intensive business coaching and education designed to help participating businesses grow their revenues by at least 30% and create new jobs within 18 to 36 months. Awardees will participate in this program running from February through October 2014. They will also receive a one-year legislative membership with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). In addition, the Top three Awardees each receive Jump Start Prizes, a $1000 cash award to use in their businesses.
A full list of the 2013 Urban Rebound Raleigh-Durham Awardees is available at http://www.countmein.org/awardees/URRD.
“It is an honor to be recognized among such successful women business owners who are truly making an impact on our society’s economic growth,” said Lewey. “I look forward to working with these women and learning from their experiences in order to further grow my own business and instill that knowledge among striving, young entrepreneurs in the greater Raleigh community.”
Lewey Landscaping & LawnCare, Inc. is a locally-owned and operated company that provides landscaping and lawn maintenance services to customers in the Triangle area, including Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, Cary and Chapel Hill. The company serves both commercial and residential clients with a full range of services tailored to meet individual landscaping and lawn maintenance needs. Customers of Lewey Landscaping & LawnCare can expect top-notch service from professional, conscientious and client-focused employees. Lewey Landscaping & LawnCare’s knowledgeable and well-trained team will arrive in clearly marked vehicles with high-quality equipment that is serviced regularly and exceeds industry standards. For more information, visit http://www.leweylandscaping.com/index.html.
Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses to million dollar enterprises. Count Me In launched the Make Mine a Million $ Business Competition to inspire one million women entrepreneurs scale their businesses to a million dollars in business revenues in the next decade by providing tools, skills, and the support of a nation-wide community of peers. For more information, visit http://www.countmein.org.