Register for SBA Awards Ceremony June 13 in Waterbury

Vermont District Office  - May 23, 2019

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Register for SBA Awards Ceremony June 13 in Waterbury

WATERBURY, Vt. -- Join Vermont Business Magazine and the Small Business Administration to celebrate the 2019 Vermont SBA Award Winners from 4 to 7 p.m. June 13 at the Country Club of Vermont in Waterbury, Vt.

Cocktail reception is from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and the award ceremony is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Register here.

The Vermont award recipients are:

Small Business Person of the Year
Steve Gagner
14th Star Brewery Co. in St. Albans

Exporter of the Year
Lindsay Martin and Jack DeSario
Small Batch Organics in Manchester

Woman-Owned Business of the Year
Julie Rubaud
Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg

Family-Owned Business of the Year
Lisa and James Myers
DJ’s Tree Service in Colchester

Minority-Owned Business of the Year
Michael Ly
Reconciled in Burlington

Microenterprise of the Year
Nurbu Sherpa
Sherpa Foods in South Burlington

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Erin Ostreicher
Nectar & Root in Winooski

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