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Small biz celebration lunch set for May 13

The 18th Annual Small Business Week Celebration will be held on May 13.  The U.S. Small Business Administration willsbdc recognize the outstanding contributions of North Florida business leaders and champions.  The SBA will recognize 10 of North Florida’s top SBA Lenders with Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards for significant participation in the 7(a) and 504 Loan programs for fiscal year 2009.

The 2010 Small Business Week winners are:

• Minority Small Business Champion of the Year, Joanne Kazmierski, JAXPORT- Jacksonville Port Authority;

• Small Business Exporter of the Year, Helga Langthon, SOHO Network Solutions, Inc.;

• Women in Business Champion of the Year, Pegine Echevarria, Team Pegine, Inc.;

• Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year, Rear Admiral Kevin F. Delaney, Delaney & Associates Consulting.

Warren Brown, owner of Washington, DC-based CakeLove and host of the Food Network’s Sugar Rush will give the keynote presentation. 

Individual seats are available for $35 or corporate tables of eight are $350.  This event is presented by the SBDC at UNF and SunTrust Bank. 

For more information call 904-620-2476 or go to

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