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Sabbag to compete for SBA’s National Small Business Person of the Year

Ann D. Sabbag, founder & CEO of Health Designs, Inc., and winner of the Small Business Person of the Year from Florida, will compete against winners from the other 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam for the National Small Business Person of the Year during the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) celebration in Washington, D.C. during National Small Business Week, May 20-22.

While in D.C., the winners will have opportunities to meet with top administration officials, congressional representatives and national business leaders. The highlight of the celebration will come when one of them is named National Small Business Person of the Year.

National Small Business Week is cosponsored by the SCORE Association as well as numerous corporate and trade sponsors to be announced.

Events on the three-day schedule will be available for viewing virtually through SBA’s free, live webcasting, which will be accessible at Interested parties can register online at the same site, where additional information (updated weekly) is available regarding registration, awards ceremonies, small business forums and educational and matchmaking sessions. The event also will be webcast live at the web site.

Participants also will be recognized for their involvement in disaster recovery, government contracting, and their support for small businesses and entrepreneurship, and awards will be presented to SBA partners in financial and entrepreneurial development, including the year’s top SCORE Chapter, Small Business Development Center and Women’s Business Center.

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