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2016 Small Business Award Winners

Small Business Person of the Year
Margo Walsh
MaineWorks, LLC
14 Pleasant St., Portland
http://www.maineworks.us
Nominated by Douglas Collins and Alan Shaver, Portland SCORE

 

Home Based Business of the Year for Maine and New England
Ellen Thayer
Love Rocks Me
15 Gould Rd., South Portland
http://www.loverocksme.com

Nominated by Gigi Guyton, New Ventures

 

Micro-Enterprise of the Year
Jennifer Crosby
Endless Possibilities Child Care
49 Pleasant Ave., Sangerville
Nominated by James Macomber, MaineStream Finance

 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
James Gallagher
Whoopie Pie Cafe
621 Hammond St., Bangor
http://www.whoopiepiecafe.com
Nominated by Donald Smith, Penobscot County FCU

 

Veteran Owned Business of the Year for Maine and New England
William Wedge
Will's Shop 'n Save
22 North St., Dover-Foxcroft
http://www.willsshopnsave.com
Nominated by James Macomber, MaineStream Finance

 

Woman Owned Business of the Year
Michelle Hanson
Frederick's South Side
507 Main St., Caribou
Nominated by David Spooner, Northern Maine Development Commission

 

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Thomas Myers
Anatomy Trains
318 Clarks Cove Rd., Walpole
http://www.anatomytrains.com
Nominated by Peter Muth, Augusta SCORE

 

Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year for Maine and New England
Douglas Farnham
Getchell Brothers, Inc.
1  Union St., Brewer
http://www.getchellbros.com
Nominated by Ronald Roope Jr., Bangor Savings Bank

 

Minority Owned Small Business of the Year for Maine and New England
Masahiko Miyake
Miyake, LLC

468 Fore St., Portland
http://www.miyakerestaurants.com
Nominated by Jennifer Sporzynski, CEI

 

Financial Services Champion for Maine and New England
Jayne Crosby Giles
MaineStream Finance
http://www.mainestreamfinance.org
Nominated by Dana Ward, MaineStream Finance