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Central NY Winners Celebrate Small Business Success on May 6th

Release Date: 
Monday, May 6, 2013
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Advisory Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2013
Advisory Number: 
Rachael Stanton 315-471-9393 ext. 244

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Small businesses from a variety of industries, from manufacturers to restaurants, will be recognized at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 15th Annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse on Monday.

SBA, the New York Business Development Corporation, area lenders and economic developers will recognize these successful businesses at a luncheon and awards ceremony on Monday, May 6th 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 East Syracuse.

In addition to 23 Small Business Excellence award winners, SBA will recognize 3 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 available at the luncheon on May 6.

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.

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Business: Atlas Fence
Owner:  Chris Polimino
Selected by: NBT Bank
Address: 6852 Manlius Center Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Business: Bay Brokerage, Inc.
Owners: Ken Carmon, Kathi Wozniak, K. Rick Stewart, Dan Tubolino
Selected by: M&T Bank
Address: 42832 NYS Route 12
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Business: Berry Good Dental Care, P.C.
Owner:  Dr. Zina A. Berry
Selected by: WISE Women’s Business Center
Address: 325 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210

Business: ClickCare, LLC
Owners: Dr. Lawrence Kerr, Dr. Cheryl Kerr
Selected by: Binghamton Small Business Development Center
Address: 78 Horan Road
Vestal, NY 13850

Business: Exodus 3 Ministries, Inc.
Owner:  Debra Person
Selected by: Onondaga Small Business Development Center
Address: 305 North Geddes Street
Syracuse, NY 13204

Business: G & E Extinguishers, LLC
Owner:  Gary Boileau, Eva Boileau
Selected by: NBT Bank
Address: 243 Brand Road
Malone, NY 12953

Business: Gannon's Ice Cream, Inc.
Owners: John Gannon, Eileen Gannon
Selected by: Solvay Bank
Address: 1525 Valley Drive
Syracuse, NY 13207

Business: Head Over Heels Gymnastics, LLC
Owner:  Dean Altes
Selected by: Empire State Certified Development Corporation
Address: 541 Vestal Parkway West
Vestal, NY 13805

Business: John D. Mecca, DDS PC
Owner:  John D. Mecca
Selected by: Berkshire Bank
Address: 115 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413

Business: Jō∙lĭ∙mé Fresh Garden Café
Owners: John Caveny, Lisa Caveny
Selected by: Watertown Savings Bank
Address: 5105 West Taft Road
Liverpool, NY 13088

Business: Kuss Physical Therapy, PLLC
Owner:  John K. Kuss
Selected by: First Niagara Bank
Address: 124 US Route 11
Central Square, NY 13036

Business: Lakeside Veterinary Services
Owners: Margaret Ohlinger, Martha Hawksworth
Selected by: REDEC/RRC
Address: 220 Catherine Street
Montour Falls, NY 14865

Business: MobileMed
Owner:  Desta Anthony
Selected by: Oswego Small Business Development Center
Address: 124 Rugby Road
Syracuse, NY 13206

Business: Nanticoke Gardens
Owners: Ralph Shafer, Peter Shafer
Selected by: Five Star Bank
Address: 1543 Union Center Maine Highway
Endicott, NY 13760

Business: Noble Wood Shavings
Owners: Leo Rentzis, Jason DiBenedetto
Selected by: Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center
Address: 104 East Seneca Street
Sherrill, NY 13461

Business: Northeast Implement
Owner:  Charles Klett
Selected by: KeyBank
Address: 460 Halsey Valley Road
Spencer, NY 14883

Business: Rapid Cure Technologies
Owners: Tim Shaughnessy, Dan Montoney
Selected by: New York Business Development Corporation
Address: 235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Business: Solon Quinn Studios, LLC
Owner:  Solon Quinn
Selected by: The Tech Garden
Address: 235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Business: SWANK
Owners: Erika Perez, Alexis Perez
Selected by: Partnership for Community Development
Address: 2 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

Business: Joe Tahan's Furniture
Owners: Albert Tahan, Bernadette Quenneville
Selected by: Business Training Institute, Inc.
Address: 5125 Commercial Drive
Yorkville, NY 13495

Business: Taughannock Media, LLC
Owners: Todd Mallinson, Tina Mallinson
Selected by: Tompkins Trust Company
Address: 3100 North Triphammer Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Business: The Bountiful Harvest
Owners: Norine Dowling, Rushteen Dowling-Hughes
Selected by: Canton Small Business Development Center
Address: 137 East Main Street
Gouverneur, NY 13642

Business: United Wire Technologies, Inc.
Owners: Michael J. Ransom, Donald C. Ransom, James E. Ransom
Selected by: Operation Oswego County
Address: 1804 NYS Route 49
Constantia, NY 13044

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