Small Business Awards


35th Annual Small Business Awards Ceremony

May 14, 2015, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Capitol Plaza Hotel 

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2014 Small Business Nominees

Emerging Entrepreneur of Distinction:

4 All Humanity, C. Zoe Schumm, owner- 2014 Award winner
Meridian Roofing, Solutions, LLC, Keith Richards & Nathan Morris, owners
Tobias Designs, Britta McKee, owner

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Non-profit Award of Distinction:

Easter Seals Capper Foundation, Jim Leiker, president
KTWU, Eugene Williams, general manager- 2014 Award winner
NOTO Arts District Board of Directors, Anita Wolgast and John Hunter, co-chairs Emeritus

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Minority and Women Business of Distinction:

Creative Business Solutions (CBS), Kristina Dietrick, president/owner
Key Staffing, Patti Bossert, president- 2014 Award winner
Topeka Periodontics, Julie Swift, DDS, MS, owner

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Capital City Business of Distinction:

Industrial Chrome Inc., dba ICI Manufacturing, Ellis Needham, president
McCrite Plaza, Patrick McCrite, executive director- 2014 Award winner
Pioneer Group, Ross R. Freeman, president

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Join us in congratulating these fine area businesses!


Past Small Business Award Winners

Admark, Inc.
Architect One, P.A.
J. M. Bauersfeld's
Behne & Company CPA's
Benchmark Security Corporation
BioCore, Inc.
Blackburn Nursery & Lawn Service
Bobo's Drive-Ins
Boss Hawg's Barbeque & Catering
Bowser-Johnson Funeral Chapel
Braunsdorf, Carlson & Clinkinbeard
Briman's Jewelers
Bryan World Tours
CJS Industries, Inc.
C. L. Canfield Constructors, Inc.
Capital City Bank
Capital City Moving & Storage Inc.
Capital Graphics, Inc.
Capitol City Oil
Cardinal Building Services, Inc.
Carnival Guy Party Rentals
Carousel Gifts
Central Research
Char's Flowers
Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair
ColorWorks Paint & Supply
Community National Bank
Contract Design Group, Inc.
Creative Productions
Cushinberry Refuse Collection
Dunhill Personnel of Topeka
Dynamic Computer Solutions of
Topeka, Inc.
Educational Credit Union
Engroff Catering
ERC Resource & Referral
Fairlawn Plaza Shopping Center
Fisher's Fixtures
Flesher Corporation
The Flower Gallery
FryeAllen, Inc.
Gage Bowls
Gardner Floor Covering
Garrett & Associates (McDonald's)
Gregg Tire
Hall Directory, Inc.
Hall Publications
Carol Hamilton's Catering
Hawkins Optical Laboratory
HDB Construction, Inc.
Heartland Park Topeka
Hillmer's Luggage, Leather & Gifts
Hinkle/Frye/Scannell Advertising
John Hoffer Chrysler Plymouth
i Natural Cosmetics
Jayhawk File Express
Jones Seel Huyett, Inc.
Jones Advisory Group


JQ Historic Properties
KS Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
KTKA-TV News Source 49
KTPK-FM Radio Twister 106.9
Kansas Blood Services
Kansas Building Systems
Karlan's Furniture
Kiene & Bradley Design Group
King Travel Service, Inc.
Knoll Patient Supply, Inc.
L&J Building Maintenance, LLC
La Siesta Foods
Lifelong Pet Health Care (formerly South City Animal Hospital)
Lower Plbg, Heating & Air Conditioning
MB Piland Fat Free Advertising
M-C Industries, Inc.
Midland Care Connection
Midway Wholesale
Midwest Coating Inc.
Midwest Health Services, Inc.
Midwest Machine Works, Inc.
Mize Houser & Company
Mobilefone of Kansas
Neon Tube Light
Bud Newell & Associates, Inc.
Ken Orr & Associates
Palace Plaza
Pepsi-Cola Bottling
PTMW, Inc.
PT's Coffee Roasting Co.
C. W. Porubsky's
Prudential Greater Topeka Realtors
Reliable Car Shop
Rosemary Garden Florists
Rosie's Show-Off
S/S Builders, Inc.
Schmidtlein Excavating, Inc.
Schwerdt Design Group, Inc.
Scotch Fabric Care Services
Senne Company Inc.
Seven-Up Bottling
Silver Lake Bank
Six Auto Sales and Service
Smith Audio Visual, Inc.
Super D Drugs
TARC, Inc.
Topeka Harley Davidson Motorcycles
Topeka Metal Specialties, Inc.
Topeka Savings Association
T.R.E.A.L. Fashions
Harry Turner & Associates
Wheatland Property Management
Wolfe's Cameras



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