SBA - Luncheon to be held Honoring 2009 SBA Award Winners

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will honor their 2009 “Small Business Week” award winners at a luncheon to be held on June 3, 2009 at C.R. Sparks in Bedford. The luncheon will be hosted by the NH Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC). The winners are as follows:

 

 

NH Small Business Persons of the Year:

Dr. George Korn & Joyce Korn, Co-owners

Safeway Training and Transportation Services, Inc.

Newton Junction

 

NH Young Entrepreneur of the Year:

Melissa Page, Owner

Melissa Page Cosmetics, Manchester

 

NH Woman Business Owner of the Year:

Glenda Godshall, President

Nashua Nutrition, Nashua

 

NH Jeffrey H. Butland Family-Owned Business of the Year:

Debbie Frawley Drake, President

Lakes Region Linen, Laconia

 

Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year:

James E. Goss, Executive Director

NH Committee of Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve, Concord

 

NH Small Business Journalist of the Year:

Jeremiah Turner, Business Editor

Foster’s Daily Democrat & Sunday Citizen, Dover

 

NH Financial Services Champion of the Year:

John Martin, Vice President

Richard Holden, Vice President

Laconia Saving Bank, Laconia & Concord

 

Home Based Business Champion of the Year:

Mary Ann Kristiansen, Executive Director

Hannah Grimes Center, Keene

 

NH Women in Business Champion of the Year:

Leslie Sturgeon, President

Women Inspiring Women, Bristol

 

NH SBDC Service Excellence and Innovation Center of the Year:

Heidi Edwards Dunn, Program Coordinator

NH Small Business Development Center, Concord

 

NH SCORE Counselor of the Year:

Theodore Papoutsy, Rye

 

Special District Champion of the Year:

Karen Pollard, Economic Development Manager

City of Rochester

 

Prime Contractor of the Year Northeast Region

Ross Miller, President

Safety Net Solutions, Inc., Salem

 

NH Minority Small Business Person of the Year (2008)

David Perry, President

Port Electronics Corporation, Salem

 

For registration information please visit the NH SBDC website: www.nhsbdc.org or call (603) 227-0417.