National Small Business Week

April 30 - May 5, 2018

2018 SBA AWARD WINNERS

Help us in celebrating the Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri 2018 Winners!

From L-R

  • Brian Rogers — President of Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
  • Timothy J. Smith Sr. — Patriot Commercial Cleaning, LLC (Entrepreneurial Business of The Year)
  • Dr. Melissa Smith — Washington Smiles Complete Health Dentistry (Small Business Person of The Year)
  • Melinda Anita Barbaglia and Teresa Ann Barbaglia — C&B Lift Truck Service, Inc. (Family Owned Small Business of The Year)
  • Karen & Charlie Schlottach — White Mule Winery (Rural Small Business of The Year)
  • Michelle O’Hare — Grand Oaks Heating & Cooling (Woman Owned Business of The Year)
  • April Lynn Blackwell — Blackwell Contracting, LLC (Start Up Business of The Year)
  • Reginald Jones II & Jeremy S. Burton — Real Solutions, LLC (Minority Small Business of The Year)
  • Maureen E. Brinkley — SBA District Director

Photograph Courtesy of City Museum 

SBA Awards 2018

Small Business Person of the Year

Family-Owned Small Business

Melinda Anita Barbaglia and Teresa Ann Barbaglia

C&B Lift Truck Service, Inc.

Minority-Owned Busines

Reginald Jones II & Jeremy S. Burton

Real Solutions, LLC

Woman-Owned Business

Rural Small Business

Karen & Charlie Schlottach

White Mule Winery

Entrepreneurial Business

Start Up Business

April Lynn Blackwell

Blackwell Contracting, LLC


SBA Sponsored Organization

The Small Business Administration is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The mission of the Small Business Administration is "to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters". The agency's activities are summarized as the "3 Cs" of capital, contracts and counseling.

Visit the SBA website to learn more about how we can help your buisiness.