Ontario martial arts academy wins “Small Business of the Year” honor award

San Bernardino County Supervisor Gary Ovitt named Team 3 Fight Academy as the “Small Business of the Year” for his district.

Army veteran and Sergio Marchado is a part-owner of the martial arts school, which offers lessons in mixed-martial arts, Brazilian jiu jitsu, krav maga and other fighting and self-defense disciplines.

Machado served three tours of duty in the Iraq War and received a Bronze Star, according to Ovitt’s office. Machado also started a clothing company called Recon Fight Gear and donates 10 percent of clothing sales to support military personnel overseas and at home.

Ovitt represents San Bernardino County’s Fourth District, which includes the Ontario and Chino areas. His office honors a Fourth District business each month, and nominations can be sent by telephone or email to 909-465-1895 or supervisorovitt@sbcounty.gov. or call my district office at (909) 465-1895.

Nominations should include the name of the business, business owner’s name, address, and reasons for the nomination.

Team 3 Fight Academy is at 2502 S. Euclid Ave, Suite C, Ontario.

Information: www.team3fightacademy.com