On Friday, June 1, the Prince George's County Economic Development Commission, along with County Executive Rushern L. Baker, FSC First, and the Prince George's Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the success and achievements of Prince George's County businesses, legislators and individuals that support the economic development of the community.
In doing so, several individuals were cited for their contributions during the 2012 Excellence in Business Awards Gala, which was jointly sponsored by the Prince George's County EDC, FSC First, and tPrince George's Chamber of Commerce.
2012 Excellence in Business Awards Gala "It is a great opportunity to honor the achievements, talents and contributions of all the awardees to this wonderful county," said EDC President/CEO Gwen McCall.
Baker, who presented his State of the Economy Address, reminded attendees that Prince George's County is definitely the destination for business.
All of the award winners and nominees are congratulated for their dedication to economic growth and development, their passionate community involvement and the resources they provide to the residents and business community of Prince George's County.
The 2012 Excellence in Business Award Winners include:
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR:
Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon - Steve Nearman
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD:
Men Aiming Higher
GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:
The Washington Redskins
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR:
DeAnna "Ms. Cookie" Mayo, My Sweet Tooth, LLC
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR:
Clare Hines, The net.America Corporation
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:
K. Neal International Trucks, Inc.
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR:
Stephen Neal - K. Neal International Trucks
EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: