FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, DC – Stone’s Throw, Inc. is proud to announce its recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (LGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
“We are so pleased to welcome Stone’s Throw to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work”, said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count Stone’s Throw among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American econonmy.”
Stone’s Throw is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business-to-business relationships with other LGBTEs.
Stone’s Throw Partner Janice Mondoker said “Certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise represents a big step in any business’s journey toward greater authenticity. We are proud to be aligned with others who also recognize this step as creating more opportunities to work toward equity with compassion and excellence.”
About Stone’s Throw, Inc.
Established in 1991, Stone’s Throw is a marketing communications boutique providing consultation, copywriting, and design services for complete programs and individual projects that range from advertisements, brand identities, websites and online content, and capabilities materials.