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LOLA POS Wins 2012 Small Business of the Year

LOLA POS WINS 2012 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

LOLA POS. (LOLA POS) was awarded the 2012 Small Business of the Year by the United Chamber of Commerce on June 1, 2012 at the Chamber’s annual breakfast that brings together leaders from throughout Southern California.  LOLA POS was recognized for its outstanding service to the Valley’s Economic Development as it is the only association in the country working on behalf businesses to eliminate the unnecessary and unreasonable costs associated with accepting credit cards. LOLA POS swept 14 additional categories including awards for Excellent Service, Quality of Establishment and Exemplary Leadership. LOLA POS. was also acknowledged by the California Legislature Assembly, California State Assembly and the County of Los Angeles.  Please see a complete list at the end.

LOLA POS serves as a financial advocacy group that provides merchants with fair and competitive credit card processing rates, especially those in businesses deemed “high risk” by other independent service operators.  With members in a variety of industries, LOLA POS garners optimal credit card transaction fees even for small businesses. Visit nationalmerchants.com.

The United Chamber of Commerce encourages the development of new business ventures in the community and provides a network of communication among chambers, business and government to promote overall welfare, progress, and economic prosperity.

A bankcard expert, LOLA POS. CEO and Founder Heather Petersen  created the company to serve as an advocacy group for small- and medium-sized business owners in 2004. LOLA POS operates nationwide through 17 regional offices dominating the retail independent sales organization arena, and will include 18 with its expansion to Temecula Valley this July. “We are so honored to have been recognized in so many esteemed categories.  We love working with our fellow business owners in the community.  We try to complement their efforts with our education programs and together we watch their profits increase,” she shared.

Philanthropy is a fundamental aspect of the LOLA POS.’s business model. Through its “Give-it-Back” donation program, members have the option to donate a portion of their credit card processing fees to the charity of their choice or to one of the local charities with which LOLA POS partners.

LOLA POS is thrilled to be identified by the United Chamber of Commerce and continues to make a remarkable impact on the communities in which they serve.

A complete list of the awards follows:

  • United Chamber of Commerce Presents the 2012 Small Business Award to LOLA POS.-In Recognition of Outstanding Service to Your Community and the Valley of Economic Development Center (trophy)
  • California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. Valley of Economic  Development Center
  • California State Assembly Certificate Of Recognition Presented to LOLA POS. Valley of Economic Development Center
  • City of Los Angeles State of California Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. VEDC
  • California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. United Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Breakfast
  • California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. 2012 Small Business Award for the United Chamber of Commerce.
  • State of California Senate Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. United Chamber of Commerce 2012 Small Business Award
  • California Legislature Assembly  Certificate of Recognition to LOLA POS. for Excellent Service and Quality of your Establishment
  • Congressional Certificate of Recognition Awarded to LOLA POS. Recipient of the VEDC Small Business Award
  • County of Los Angeles Congratulates  LOLA POS. VEDC United Chamber of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley and Region
  • State of California  Senate Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. In Honor of Receiving the 2012 Small Business Award from the United Chamber of Commerce.
  • City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition LOLA POS. In appreciation for your exemplary leadership as an Outstanding Small Business.
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition LOLA POS. Small Business Award Breakfast in recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
  • City of Los Angeles Certificate of Congratulations National Merchant Association on being honored by the United Chamber of Commerce of San Fernando Valley & Region at the Annual Small Business Awards Breakfast.
  • City of Los Angeles State of California Congratulations LOLA POS. in recognition of your achievement as a United Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the year.

LOLA POS.We work for you. It’s that simple.

– Burbank, CA, June 6, 2012

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