For Immediate Release - May 23, 2012

PATRICK-MURRAY ADMINISTRATION’S SMALL BUSINESS WEEK TOUR STOPS AT DORCHESTER’S GREENHILLS IRISH BAKERY

Greenhills Irish Bakery
Pictured from left to right: Representative Martin J Walsh, Cindy Quinn, owner of Greenhills Irish Bakery, and Victoria Maguire

DORCHESTER – May 23, 2012 – The Patrick-Murray Administration’s tour of Massachusetts businesses stopped at Greenhills Irish Bakery yesterday in Dorchester, with State Permit Ombudsman Victoria Maguire stopping by to talk to Cindy Quinn, Co-Owner of Greenhills Irish Bakery.

The statewide tour celebrates National Small Business Week, which runs May 20-26. The stops at local business by state officials highlight the importance of small businesses in the Massachusetts economy and provide another opportunity for business owners to discuss the economic climate in the Commonwealth. Small businesses represent approximately 85 percent of the state’s total businesses and employ more than half of the total workforce in the state.

“Greenhills Irish Bakery is one of thousands of small businesses in Massachusetts that not only provide quality products and services, but is helping the state recover from the recession faster and stronger than the rest of the nation” said Maguire. “During National Small Business Week, we’re proud to highlight the business people who are generating economic growth and continue to be thankful for their efforts.”

Greenhills is a full-service bakery specializing in traditional and creative baked goods for families and businesses throughout the Boston and Dorchester area. The Bakery was featured on Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" for their breakfast sandwich in Feb 2012. For more information, visit http://www.greenhillsirishbakery.com/.

“Greenhills Bakery is a great example of a small business that has been flourishing since its establishment,” said Representative Martin Walsh. “They are a great employer and continually give back to the neighborhood.”

The Patrick-Murray Administration continues to work on improving the economic environment in Massachusetts through the state’s economic development plan, “Choosing to Compete in the 21st Century”, which provides long-term strategies for continuing Massachusetts’ momentum in job creation and economic development.

The state has launched a number of initiatives to support small businesses, including regulatory reform that will ensure state government is creating the conditions for small businesses to thrive, targeted support to our cities and towns that improve regional economies and small-business development, and continuing to nurture a robust and supportive environment for the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial economies.

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