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5th Annual Small Business Week Awards Luncheon

Thank you to everyone that attended our 5th Annual Small Business Week Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 4, 2017!

Our largest event to date, the luncheon was a great success and attended by over 300 guests that came from across North Carolina to celebrate the passion of small businesses to achieve their dreams and impact their communities.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) North Carolina District Office and CSBDF each presented six awards to outstanding small business owners and advocates from across the state.  It was great to highlight the extraordinary work of these businesses during a week set aside nationally to honor the value of small businesses to the economy.


Thank you to everyone that attended the four workshops held before the luncheon.




On behalf of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, N.C. Secretary of Commerce Anthony M. Copeland presented the Governor’s Proclamation to CSBDF President/ CEO, Lenwood V. Long, Sr.  Thank you for your remarks, Secretary Copeland.


North Carolina Senator Rick Gunn gave remarks at the luncheon.  Thank you for joining us, Senator Gunn.


Thank you all for your constant support and congratulations to all CSBDF and SBA Award Winners!  Together we can build communities where passionate entrepreneurs succeed!



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