Sportsheets Nominated for O.C. Business Journal's 2013 Family-owned Business Award

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Sportsheets has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s 14th annual Family Owned Business Awards.

Every year, the Orange County Business Journal selects a group of local family-owned firms to honor their business accomplishments and contributions to the community. Sportsheets stands alongside fellow nominees Anaheim White House, Friar Tux Shop, Nekter Juice Bar, Pacific Coast Orthopedic Institute, and Rogers Gardens, to name a few.

In promoting domestic manufacturing, Sportsheets employs more than 60 local contractors and employees.

"We create and maintain jobs within our community and beyond and are dedicated to sustaining local and U.S.-based manufacturing processes as part of our ongoing pledge to make a positive impact on our economy," Sportsheets President Julie Stewart. "It's an honor to be a part of the Family Owned Business Awards and we look forward to celebrating with the other nominees at next month's gala event!"

The recognition comes to the family-owned-and-operated manufacturer following two consecutive honors as one of Orange County Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2012 and 2013.

"I am so proud of the company that Sportsheets has become over the last two decades and to see how welcomed we are within the mainstream business community," Tom Stewart said. "Especially after being inducted into Inc. magazine's 5000 fastest-growing businesses list, we're showing the world that adult businesses like Sportsheets® are significant and successful – and serious contenders for awards like these."

The 2013 Family-owned Business Awards will take place during a luncheon Nov. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, Calif.