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Central NY Winners to Celebrate Small Business Success on May 4, 2012

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Advisory Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Advisory Number: 
Rachael Stanton, 315-471-9393 ext. 244

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Small businesses specializing in a variety of industries, from tomato-based manufacturing to lavender farming, will be recognized at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 14th Annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse tomorrow.

SBA, the New York Business Development Corporation, area lenders and economic developers will recognize these successful businesses at a luncheon and awards ceremony on Friday, May 4th at 11:30 AM. The luncheon will be emceed by WSYR News Channel 9’s news anchor Dan Cummings and held at The DoubleTree Hotel.

In addition to 23 Small Business Excellence award winners, SBA will recognize 10 local Small Business Week award winners for their outstanding achievements and the positive impact they’ve had on the economy and communities in upstate New York. A detailed profile on each Small Business Excellence award winner will be issued following the luncheon on May 4.

Business owners, bankers and SBA’s Syracuse District Director will be available for interviews before and after the event. A list of the Small Business Excellence winners is attached. If you need information on an individual winner, please contact Rachael Stanton at the SBA Syracuse office at (315) 471-9393, ext. 244.

1. Business:  Anasazi LLC
Owners:   William D. and Andrea V. Hollister
Address: 3286 Rte 28
City, State, Zip: Old Forge, NY  13420

2. Business:  Zdep, DDS & Zdep, DDS, PC
Owners:  Steven F. Zdep and Steven R. Zdep
Address:  3930 E. Genesee St.
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY 13214

3. Business:  Teddy’s of Rome, Inc.
Owners:  Brian Miller, Carlos Moran, Lori Bruno
Address: 851 Black River Blvd.         
City, State, Zip: Rome, NY  13440

4. Business:  Smile Associates
Owner:  Bryan Francey, D.D.S.
Address:  331 State Highway 310
City, State, Zip:  Canton, NY  13617

5. Business:  RPM Displays, Inc.
Owner:  Roy Mueller
Address: 26 Aurelius Ave.
City, State, Zip:  Auburn, NY  13021

6. Business:  Micro Solutions
Owner:  Michael and Tammy Wooldridge
Address:  38 West Market St.
City, State, Zip: Corning, NY  14830

7. Business:  Giovanni Food Company, Inc.
Owner:  Louis DeMent and Mary DeMent
Address: 6050 Court Street Rd.         
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY  13206

8. Business:  Syntela Conferencing
Owners:  Dino and Jeannie Dimkopoulos
Address:  231 Walton St.
City, State, Zip:  Syracuse, NY 13202

9. Business:  Great Brook Solar NRG, LLC
Owner:  David Austin
Address:  819 County Rd. 28 
City, State, Zip:  South New Berlin, NY  13843

10. Business:  The Fun Junction
Owner: Brian Jackson
Address:  3649 Erie Blvd.      
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY 13214

11. Business:  St. Lawrence Valley Roasters
Owner:  Tim Gardner
Address:  219 Baker Rd.        
City, State, Zip: Lisbon, NY  13658

12. Business:  Morse Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Owners:  Robert Andrews and Nathan Andrews
Address:   727 W. Manlius St.
City, State, Zip: East Syracuse, NY  13057

13. Business:  Fringe Hairdressers
Owner:  Kristina Rhodes
Address: 79 E. Market St.
City, State, Zip: Corning, NY  14830

14. Business:  Ephesus Technologies, LLC
Owners:  Amy and Joseph Casper
Address: 235 Harrison St.
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY  13202

15. Business:  Physical Therapy Plus/Parisi Speed School
Owners:  Kevin Nellis and Craig Peterson
Address: 3090 Belgium Rd.
City, State, Zip: Baldwinsville, NY  13027

16. Business:  Conley’s Rental Management, LLC
Owner: Michael Siptrott
Address: 445/447 Arsenal Street
City, State, Zip: Watertown, NY  13601
17. Business:  Barnett Forest Products, LLC
Owner:  Scott Barnett
Address:  281 County Route 51A
 City, State, Zip:  Oswego, NY  13126
18. Business:  Hotel Skyler, LLC
Owner:  Norman Swanson
Address: 505 E. Fayette St.
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY 13202

19. Business:  Finger Lakes Wine & Spirits
Owners: Thomas Abernatha and Mark Watkins
Address: 309 W. Morris St.
City, State, Zip: Bath, NY  14810

20. Business:  John’s Auto Care, Inc.
Owner:  John Boronczyk
Address: 2045 Milton Ave.
City, State, Zip: Syracuse, NY  13209

21. Business:  Good to Go! Trumansburg Market
Owners:  Patricia Heckart and Nana Monaco
Address:  21 East Main St.    
City, State, Zip: Trumansburg, NY  14886
22. Business:  Lockwood Farm
Owner:  Karen Wheeler-Lockwood
Address: 1682 W. Lake Rd.
City, State, Zip: Skaneateles, NY 13152
23. Business:  The DeClutter Coach
Owner:  Deborah J. Cabral
Address: PO Box 345
City, State, Zip:  Washington Mills, NY 13479

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