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Central Valley small businesses honored

Posted On: 
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:30pm

Central Valley Business Times, MERCED October 3, 2017 10:09am

•  SBDC Network Announces Small Businesses of the Year
•  “These business owners are making a difference in their communities”

The Central California Small Business Development Center Network, hosted by the University of California, Merced, is honoring five small business owners who embody America’s entrepreneurial spirit.

The small businesses of the year are:
• Hibernation Hearth & Home, Sonora;
• Marty Pay/Farmers Insurance, Tehachapi;
• Southern California Medical College, Bakersfield;
• Thermal Energy Solutions, Bakersfield; and
• Ulzi, San Luis Obispo.

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