ImageAllentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski was honored with a U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Partner America 2013 Small Business Advocate Award during a “City Hall 101 Breakfast with Mayor Pawlowski” at the Hamilton Family Diner on May 8th.  The free breakfast for any Allentown business was sponsored by the City of Allentown and the Allentown Chamber of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.  

Pawlowski was cited for his strong support of small businesses in Allentown. The Breakfast with the Mayor program is a prime example of the kind support that Mayor Pawlowski provides the small business community in Allentown. 

“I am honored to receive this award from USCM,” said Pawlowski. “We are making great strides in small business development in Allentown and I am very pleased that the USCM is recognizing that effort.” 

The Partner America Program is the Mayor’s Small Business Initiative. It is a 12 year strategic alliance between the U.S. Conference of Mayors and American Management Services to provide resources, technical assistance and support to small businesses on behalf of mayors throughout the United States.