While in Peekskill last Thursday I stopped by the Bake Me a Wish bakery at 630 Washington St. to taste their treats and to wish the owners the best of luck in their new business endeavor.
Maria and Pablo Morales, who live in Peekskill with their four year-old daughter, opened their bake shop just two months ago.
It’s a good location and a great place to stop before or after work to pick up a hot cup of coffee and a freshly baked muffin, cookie, or cupcake.
I admire entrepreneurs like Mr. and Mrs. Morales. Running a small business is hard work. And there is no guarantee of success.
Fostering economic growth is a top priority for us in county government. We have done this by reducing taxes, cutting spending and offering support and resources to small businesses. There are approximately 31,500 small businesses (meaning they have 499 or fewer employees) in Westchester County.
If you’re interested in starting or growing your own small business, don’t hesitate to call the county’s Office of Economic Development at (914) 995-2963. They’ll give you information about financial assistance and other business resources.
Don’t forget to support your local businesses and stop by Bake Me a Wish – tell them Rob Astorino sent you.
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