Oxygen said American Express Co., General Motors Corp.'s Chevrolet, Johnson
& Johnson and OfficeMax Inc. are official sponsors of its 'Build Your Own
Business' program, a nationwide initiative to award $10,000 grants to four women
who aim to start their own small business or grow existing ones.
Along with the grants, each winner gets home-office computer gear from
OfficeMax, a trip to New York to appear on Pure Oxygen and a two-day
workshop with small-business expert Kim T. Gordon.
Locally, one winner in each participating cable market gets $500 to develop a
To enter, women must answer 10 questions found on Oxygen's Web site or in brochures at
participating affiliate offices or retail sites. The entry period is July 1
through Aug. 23.