The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Seattle District Office has named Steve Dunkelberger, Business Examiner as Small Business Journalist of the Year.
The Washington State SBA Small Business Awards Event – a big night for small business – will be held in Seattle on April 23rd at the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.
Other winners include:
‚Ä¢ Small Business Person of the Year – Rory Lee Nay, President of Proto Technologies, Inc., Liberty Lake;
‚Ä¢ Home Based Business Champion – Shari Schoonover-Crichton, Westshare Services, Inc., Snohomish;
‚Ä¢ Veterans Small Business Champion – Linda M. Jadwin, SouthSound Women’s Business Center, Tacoma;
‚Ä¢ Women In Business Champion – Leslie Mackie, Macrina Bakery & Caf?©, Seattle;
‚Ä¢ Minority Small Business Champion – James Wong, Avidian Technologies, Redmond;
‚Ä¢ Financial Services Champion – Christine S. Heckert, First Heritage Bank, Snohomish
“Our winners remind us that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Washington State,” said SBA Seattle District Director, Nancy Porzio, “and we look forward to honoring their success in Seattle on April 23rd”.
For information about SBA’s National Small Business Week 2009 celebrations in Washington, D.C., go to www.sba.gov.