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Georgetown Pail RElief Center is 2014 SBA Del. Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

Advisory Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Advisory Number: 
Jennifer Pilcher | 302-573-6294, ext. 222 |

Sussex Pain Relief Center Owner Manonmani Antony, M.D., to be Lauded

WILMINGTON, DEL. – SBA’s Delaware District Director John Fleming will officially introduce the agency’s Delaware Minority-Owned Business of the Year, Sussex Pain Relief Center, at the Center’s new Georgetown office on May 1 at 10 a.m. The event is open to media.

WHO: John Fleming, District Director, U.S. SBA Delaware District Office
Manonmani Antony, M.D., Owner and Managing Member, Sussex Pain Relief Center
WHAT: Small Business of the Year for Delaware, followed by tour of the Center’s
new Georgetown pain treatment center
WHEN: May 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: The Sussex Pain Relief Center, 18229 DuPont Blvd., Georgetown, DE 19947

Since 2010, the Sussex Pain Relief Center has provided patient-oriented, comprehensive pain treatment care in Sussex County, Del.  With her SBA-backed SCORE mentors, Dr. Antony drafted her business plan and used it to secure SBA-backed financing for her business.

The Sussex Pain Relief Center was nominated for SBA’s “Delaware Minority-Owned Business of the Year” award by SCORE Delaware’s Sussex Branch.  SBA’s “Delaware Minority-Owned Business of the Year” award winner is selected annually from among nominees located across the state of Delaware.

SBA’s ‘2014 Delaware Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year’ award will be presented by Tim Furlong, NBC10 Delaware Bureau Reporter, at SBA’s ‘Celebrate Success’ awards ceremony on May 21 at 4:30 p.m. at DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington, Del. 19803. The May 21 event is a local observance of the annual National Small Business Week, held this year May 12-16, which recognizes the small business community’s contribution to the American economy and culminates in the announcement of the National Small Business Person of the Year.


To request an interview or photographs, please contact Jennifer Pilcher, the SBA’s Public Information Officer in the Delaware District Office, at 302-573-6294, ext. 222 or


This media alert does not constitute or imply an endorsement by SBA of any opinions, products or services of any private individual or entity.


The SBA is an independent federal agency, created in 1953, to assist small businesses to start, grow, and prosper. The SBA provides financial assistance by: (1) making loans to help families and businesses recover from national disasters and (2) providing loan guarantees to commercial financial institutions for working capital (7(a) loans), buildings/land/equipment (504 loans through the Certified Development Corporations), and for exports. Through our resource partners, the SBA also offers a variety of business development programs and services such as training, government contracting and export assistance. SBA resource partners include Small Businesses Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, and SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses). For information on all of SBA’s programs and services, visit the Delaware District web site at or call (302)573-6294.