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Washington, D.C. – In honor of Veterans Day on November 11th, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), member and former chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced the recognition of a different veteran-owned small business for each of the ten days the Senate is in legislative session. Each small business will be recognized in the Congressional Record of the U.S. Senate.

“America’s veterans have protected the very freedoms and values that give each of us and our children the ability to achieve the American dream,” said Risch. The skills veterans learn as members of the military are invaluable and undoubtedly contribute to Idaho’s flourishing veteran business community. I am proud of the sacrifices veterans have made to protect our country and that they are choosing Idaho to call home when they complete their service in the military.”

The Veteran-owned Idaho Small Business award schedule will proceed as follows:

Tuesday, November 5: Rhino Metals, Inc. – Caldwell  

Wednesday, November 6: Popular Patch – Hayden

Thursday, November 7: Eagle Rock Gallery – Idaho Falls

Tuesday, November 12: Mac’s Vacs – Lewiston  

Wednesday, November 13: A & J Auto Repair – Twin Falls

Thursday, November 14: Critical Power Products & Services – Post Falls

Monday, November 18: Mountain View Dental Clinic – Soda Springs

Tuesday, November 19: Hammer Down River Excursions – White Bird

Wednesday, November 20: Leisureland RV Center – Boise

Thursday, November 21: Kellogg Lumber Company – Kellogg

“Congratulations to these veteran-owned businesses and to all of their employees for being selected as a Veteran-owned Idaho Small Business for the month of November. You make our great State proud, and I look forward to your continued growth and success.”  said Risch. 

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