Brawley, California - Today, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, will be visiting small businesses in the city of Brawley to recognize their efforts in stimulating the local economy. This is the first of many visits that Assemblymember Garcia will be making in the coming months to recognize small businesses in the restaurant, hospitality, and service sectors.

“Small businesses play a critical role in California’s role in California’s local and regional economies, servings as the primary new job creator,” said Garcia, who chairs the State Assembly Committee on Job, Economic Development, and the Economy. “I look forward to meeting with our small business owners to hear their concerns and ideas to help them flourish and be successful.

Garcia will be presenting each business owner with a “Small Business Hero” Award.