SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Roger Niello (R-Fair Oaks) has recognized the Messenger Publishing Group, and Publisher/Owner Paul Scholl as the 5th Assembly District Small Business of the Year.
The Messenger Publishing Group consists of four local newspapers: the Carmichael Times, the Natomas Messenger, the American River Messenger and The Mercury that provide the only conservative voice in the Capitol region.
Paul School began his publishing career over 25 years ago and has worked in a variety of settings from large corporate newspaper groups to small newspapers and magazines. Mr. Scholl has used all of his experience to produce the best in community newspapers promoting strong principals, strong families, love of country and the willingness to support and care for the community.
His newspapers not only provide a useful informative service to the citizens of the Sacramento area, but he has continued to support many non-profit organizations. The Messenger Publishing Group has assisted organizations such as the American Cancer Society, the ALS Society, the Alzheimer’s Aid Society, Sacramento and the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and many more. Paul Scholl has also supported the local Chamber of Commerce through their annual events and has helped local businesses succeed. Mr. Scholl was honored during a luncheon on Tuesday, May 26th, in Sacramento, organized by the California Small Business Association honoring small businesses from throughout the state.
“The Messenger Publishing Group has provided a voice for individuals, organizations, and businesses in the communities that I serve in the 5th Assembly District and even during these economic difficult times, the Messenger Publishing Group has prospered. Their focus on the community and non-profit organizations has made this a true community service newspaper and Paul Scholll should be commended,” said Assemblyman Roger Niello.