June 7, 2012

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Department of Commerce

Alabama District Office Presents Award to Auburn University Small Business Development Center



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News Release

Release Date:  June 6, 2012

Contact: SBA - David Ramp (205) 290-7101

Release Number: 12-04

Email Address: david.ramp@sba.gov

BIRMINGHAM – The SBA Alabama District Office presented the SBA Region IV Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award to the Auburn University Small Business Development Center on June 1. District Director Tom Todt presented the award to Center Director Dr. Jackie DiPofi during a ceremony at the College of Business on the university campus. The award recognizes the work the center does as a champion of small business and in helping promote economic development in the area. Dr. Bill C. Hardgrave, Dean of the Business School and Wells Fargo Professor of the College of Business told those in attendance, “We are pleased to have our SBDC recognized by the SBA for this prestigious honor. Dr. DiPofi and her staff have tirelessly served the small business community for many years and it is nice to have her peer organization acknowledge this commitment and contribution.”

SBA Region IV includes: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.



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