A local business is honored for its assistance of families affected by major flooding.

Louisiana U.S. Senator David Vitter, Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, has announced Mainstreet Self Storage to be Small Business of the Week and submitted it into the official Congressional record.

"Northwest Louisiana is currently struggling with major flooding, which has driven families out of their homes and shut down small businesses," said Vitter in a news release. "In response, Mainstreet Self Storage has stepped up to help those affected by offering free storage space for the next three months - truly a fine example of Louisiana's ingenuity and generosity."

The Delaney family opened the storage facility, located at 2730 Alkay Drive, in May of 2009. The company offers climate controlled units, non-climate controlled units, car garages, covered RV storage and open or closed boat and vehicle storage.