May 8, 2019
Registration 11:15-12 Noon

Luncheon 12-2 PM

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Assumption College, Tsotsis Center
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

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Norman Eng
Small Business Administration 
(617) 565-8510

SCORE Boston and SBA
Annual Awards Luncheon   


The SCORE Boston Chapter and the Massachusetts Small Business Administration invite you to the Annual 2019 National Small Business Week Awards Luncheon to be held from May 8, 2019 12:00PM to 2:00PM (registration begins at 11:30AM) at Assumption College in Worcester, MA

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.

As part of National Small Business Week, this year being celebrated May 5th – 11th, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. 

Massachusetts winners will be celebrated at the annual awards luncheon at Assumption College in Worcester on May 8th.  For more information about National Small Business Week, please visit:  https://www.sba.gov/national-small-business-week

CELEBRATE WITH US!  Get inspiration from successful entrepreneurs across the Commonwealth and network with our small business community of lenders, government, resource providers, and executives.



Juliette C. Mayers

Founder | CEO | Author | Speaker

Inspiration Zone LLC 
Elevating Brands. Inspiring Dreams!

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Small Business Person of the Year 
Swati Elavia, Co-Founder
Monsoon Kitchens 
Shrewsbury, MA 

Exporter of the Year (MA & New England)
Grace Preston, Director of International Sales
Optim LLC 
Sturbridge, MA 

Financial Services Champion of the Year
Barbara Arena, Vice President
Granite State Economic Development Corporation
Portsmouth, NH 

Minority Owned Business of the Year 
Alma Moreno, Owner
El Huipil 
Maynard, MA 

Veteran Owned Business of the Year 
Robert J. Brown, President
Broco Oil 
North Reading, MA 

Woman Owned Business of the Year 
Suzanne Merritt, President
Lenox Fit
Lenox, MA 

Microenterprise of the Year 
Lisa Evans and Timothy Kinte Smith, Co-Owners
We Grow Microgreens 
Roslindale, MA 

Homebased Business of the Year 
Stephanie Thompson, Owner
Warrior Runners 
Sandwich, MA 

Family Owned Business of the Year (MA & New England)
Leslie Carrio, President
Depaoli Mosaic Company 
Canton, MA 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year 
Renee Ann Diaz, Owner
The Queen’s Cups
Worcester, MA 

8A Graduate of the Year (MA & New England)
Dawn Dearborn, President
Tantara Corporation
Worcester, MA 

Small Manufacturer of the Year 
Neil Grover, President
Grover Pro Percussion
Woburn, MA 


Region 1 Prime Contractor of the Year
Nick Biello, Vice President
J. D’Amico 
Randolph, MA 


Region 1 Subcontractor of the Year
Thomas Foley, President
Hingham, MA 

SBDC Services Center Excellence and Innovation Award (MA & New England)
MSBDC Government Sales Advisory Program 
Sandra Ledbetter, Government Sales Advisor
Daniel Lilly, Government Sales Advisor & SBIR Specialist
About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.


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