Thursday, June 10, 2010

Small Business Celebrated During Small Business Week

Eric Johnson, center, the owner of Paradise Pictures, was named the Small Business Person of the Year on St. Thomas by the VI Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on June 4. He is congratulated by Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. and SBDC State Director Leonor Dottin. The SBDC Small Business Person of the Year Award on St. Croix went to George and Pristeen Hamilton of Star Marine Agency, LLC. Other awards included the Woman-owned Business Award, Nascent Business of the Year Award, Small Business Advocate of the Year Award, Minority-owned Business of the Year Award and Financial Advocate of the Year Award. Small Business week was celebrated throughout the territory May 31 to June 5. For a complete list of SBDC award recipients visit this direct link.