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Diaper Junction Semi-finalist in Monarch Bank "Top Flight" Contest

16 Mar 2013 5:44 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
Diaper Junction (Retailer)
Member since 10 September 2008
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Diaper Junction Semi-finalist in Monarch Bank "Top Flight" Contest Diaper Junction cloth diapers

Diaper Junction has reached the semi-finals in Monarch Bank's "Top Flight" Contest for $75,000. "If chosen to win the Top Flight Award, Diaper Junction hopes to increase brand presence in the marketplace and let consumers know there is a local cloth-diaper resource, which in turn will help keep consumer dollars in Hampton Roads and create more local jobs."

Text MONARCH to cox411 (269411) to cast your ballot or visit www.monarchbank.com

See press release below.


Monarch Announces Local Business $75,000 “Top Flight” Award Contest Semifinalists
Diaper Junction, Marathon Consulting, and Homeland Contracting Corporation


CHESAPEAKE, VA, March 14, 2013 – Monarch knows that small businesses are the backbone of America, and that’s no different here in Hampton Road. Monarch Bank, a subsidiary of Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNRK), today announced the three semifinalists of its “Top Flight” Award, a contest that will reward three growing business in Hampton Roads with prize packages totaling $75,000.

“Monarch Bank would like to thank all of the entrants for participating in and supporting year three of our ‘Top Flight’ Award,” said Brad Schwartz, CEO of Monarch Bank. “Since 2009, these local companies have collectively redefined a down economy, growing operating revenue an impressive $251 million and adding 830 new jobs to our economy. Hampton Roads is in good hands!”

An independent panel of judges reviewed all entries and selected the three “Top Flight” semifinalists. Now it’s up to the community to vote for their favorite semifinalist: Diaper Junction, Marathon Consulting, and Homeland Contracting Corporation; and help determine the $75,000 “Top Flight” Award prize package winners. The community (colleagues, friends and family) will vote for their favorite semifinalist between March 17 – April 30 through a text-to-vote, text MONARCH to cox411 (269411) and online MonarchBank.com poll survey. The “Top Flight” Award winners will be announced on May 9 at the Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc. annual shareholders’ meeting held at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts in Virginia Beach.

One $50,000 winner will be selected to receive: $10,000 cash from Monarch Bank; a professional business service package valued at $10,000 from accounting, tax and advisory firm Cherry Bekaert, LLP; a professional communications package valued at $10,000 from Cox Business; an advertising package, including the creation of a 30-second commercial and cable airtime, valued at $10,000 from Cox Media; and an advertising contract with Pilot Media valued at $10,000.

One $15,000 winner will be selected to receive: $5,000 cash from Monarch Bank; a professional business service package valued at $5,000 from accounting, tax and advisory firm Cherry Bekaert, LLP; and an advertising cable airtime package valued at $5,000 from Cox Media.

One $10,000 winner will be selected to receive: advertising cable airtime package valued at $5,000 from Cox Media and an advertising contract with Pilot Media valued at $5,000. Norfolk-based law firm Vandeventer Black is also sponsoring the three awards.

About Diaper Junction
Cloth-diapering mom, Bryana Guckin started Diaper Junction 10 years ago out of her home. Diaper Junction has grown from an Internet–based business with inventory stored in Guckin’s garage to a brick-and-mortar retail enterprise with warehouse facilities. Diaper Junction’s goal is to provide a one-stop-shop for greener diapering for your baby and to make cloth diapers accessible to all families, regardless of income. They have begun to develop Diaper Rite, their own brand of cloth diapers and accessories specifically created to provide best quality cloth diapers at a reasonable price. If chosen to win the Top Flight Award, Diaper Junction hopes to increase brand presence in the marketplace and let consumers know there is a local cloth-diaper resource, which in turn will help keep consumer dollars in Hampton Roads and create more local jobs.
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