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Sometimes you’re born to clean

Janitorial company’s owner literally grew up in the business Baltimore Business Journal

by Alan Zibel Staff

Ever since she was young, Lisa Bands knew she wanted to be a janitor. Not your typical adolescent dream, to be sure. But it made sense: Bands’ parents, Gerry and Margaret Rogers, ran their own cleaning company, starting it out of their Baltimore rowhouse in 1970.

Bands, 47, who lives in Parkville, started working in the family business as a teenager, answering phones in the evenings to receive reports from supervisors. While attending Loyola College, she supervised cleaning operations in six buildings, talking with customers and performing inspections in the afternoons when classes were over. By the time she graduated from college, she was the company’s director of operations. (more…)

My Cleaning Service Receives 2009 Best of Baltimore Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 — My Cleaning Service has been selected for the 2009 Best of Baltimore Award in the Janitor Service category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

best-of-balt-2009The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2009 USCA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

About U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)

U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USCA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.

The USCA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.

SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Association

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