Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski was honored Wednesday morning for his strong support of the city's small businesses.
The mayor was presented with a U.S. Conference of Mayors Partner America 2013 Small Business Advocate Award.
It was presented during a “City Hall 101 Breakfast with Mayor Pawlowski” at Hamilton Family Diner.
“We are making great strides in small business development in Allentown and I am very pleased that the USCM is recognizing that effort,” said the mayor in accepting the honor.
The breakfast, free for all city businesses, was presented by the city and the Allentown Chamber of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
According to the Conference of Mayors, Pawlowski was recognized for his strong support of small businesses in Allentown.
The Partner America Program is a 12-year 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 across America.