- Whereas, men and women who operate small businesses spur Kentucky’s economic growth by generating billions of dollars in small business income
- Whereas, small businesses provide citizens with products and services and offer Kentucky consumers a variety of options
- Whereas, small businesses generate substantial dollars in tax revenues which helps provide the state and federal governments with the money needed to operate efficiently
- Whereas, we are calling upon each of our citizens to celebrate the achievements and contributions of entrepreneurs and their employees and encourage the development of new small businesses.
Now, Therefore, I, Steve Beshear, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, do hereby proclaim May 11, 2011 as Kentucky Small Business Day.