- July 15, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Felicia Parker would make gift baskets for her mother, a real estate agent, to give to clients.
The baskets were so well-received, it wasn’t long before Parker decided to turn her basket-making skills into a business, Any Occasion Baskets.
That was about six years ago.
Tuesday night at Allegiant Stadium, Any Occasion Baskets was recognized as the winner of a small-business contest cosponsored by the Las Vegas Raiders and America First Credit Union.
As winner of the contest — there were seven finalists among a pool of 160 applicants — Parker will get a single-season Raiders sponsorship package worth $100,000, including signage inside Allegiant Stadium, radio ads and placement on the team’s website and mobile application.
Parker was posting a photo of one of the company’s finished baskets onto Instagram in March when she spotted a notice on her feed announcing the contest for businesses from Nevada or Utah with annual revenues of less than $10…