“As our state continues to struggle with difficult economic times, it is important that we recognize the contributions and the essential role our most outstanding entrepreneurs play in helping our economy recover,” said Assemblymember Eng. “Sheila and Stan Yonemoto are exceptional business owners who have provided physical therapy services to thousands of Southern California residents for nearly 30 years.”
Yonemoto Physical Therapy Services has been in Alhambra since 1982. It has contributed to several organizations including the West San Gabriel Valley YMCA, Asian Youth Center, Boy Scouts, the Go For Broke Japanese/American Veterans Foundation, and the Alhambra Rotary Club. Yonemoto Physical Therapy has offered free ACL injury prevention, free summer matinees for children, community wellness talks, free health seminars, and Qigong exercise classes to improve community health. Furthermore, the Yonemotos are involved in the business community as members of the California Physical Therapy Association, the Los Angeles Physical Therapy Association, and the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Yonemoto is the marketing manager for the Chamber.
California Small Business Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the contributions of small businesses to the state of California. It provides the California State Assembly and Senate an opportunity to honor small businesses from their districts.