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Finalists for Small Business Awards Announced

Finalists in each of four categories have been named for the 2015 Small Business Awards sponsored annually by the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and GO Topeka’s Entrepreneurial and Minority Business Development program. The Small Business Awards luncheon will be Thursday, May 14, from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, Maner Conference Center, 17th and Western.

Local businesses have been recognized through this program for more than 30 years. They are judged on business growth and creativity and their contributions to the community-at-large.

The winner in each category will be announced at the luncheon. Finalists include:

Capital City Business of Distinction Century Business Technologies Dawna McCabe

Great Life Golf and Fitness Rick and Linda Farrant

Stevenson Company, Inc. Joseph Pennington 

Minority & Women Business of Distinction Beckley Chiropractic Clinic Dr. Amber Beckley

Dog Day Afternoon Julie Castaneda

Westside Stamp & Awards, Inc. Barbara Butts

Non-Profit Award of Distinction Community Resources Council G R Laughlin

Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka Brenda S. Mills

Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc. Terry Leatherman

Emerging Entrepreneur Award Cashmere Popcorn Bill and Angela Anderson


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