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June 21, 2013

A host of local business leaders receive awards

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“I understand the sacrifices that you all are making and I ask that you please pass that knowledge on to the next generation,” he said.

Two other award winners were honored for doing just that — being champions of small businesses.

Martin-Dawkins was honored for strengthening the role of women-owned businesses in New Albany. She has served on the Board of Directors at One Southern Indiana since 2008, participates on several committees including the Women in Business committee and has, three times, served as the chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

She led an event that brought women business owners from five states to meet with corporate purchasing decision-makers and brought a spotlight to women, minority and veteran-owned business.

“We have a shared commitment to a diverse business community in Southern Indiana,” she said when accepting her award.

Kruer Scott’s award recognizes the quality and amount of time spent outside of regular business duties to assist small businesses with obtaining capital, Gesell said.

“This person advocates for changes in the financial services industry and in legislation or regulations that might impact small firms, as well as helping with creation of business capital for small business,” she said. 

Kruer Scott was cited as having spent 300 hours in community service toward her outreach effort to help local businesses answer financing concerns.

Among Kruer Scott’s volunteer efforts cited were committee memberships on the Horseshoe Foundation, which has provided $750,000 in revolving loan funds to Floyd County small businesses, and on the Urban Enterprise Zone Revolving Loan fund that has helped Southern Indiana entrepreneurs have money to start and grow their businesses. 

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