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May 02

AIM receives a 2011 Small Business Excellence Award from the SBA.

The U.S. Small Business Administration held an awards luncheon in Albany, NY where AIM was among 25 other area businesses honored with the 2011 Small Business Excellence Award. AIM was nominated for the award by the Adirondack Economic Development Corporation (AEDC).

Below is an excerpt from the Press Republican article: “Business Briefs: May 8, 2011

Business winners

ALBANY — Small businesses specializing in a variety of industries, from artisan baked goods to textile manufacturing, will be recognized at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 13th Annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Albany.

The SBA, the New York Business Development Corp., area lenders and economic developers will recognize these successful businesses at a luncheon and awards ceremony on Monday at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon will be held at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany.

In addition to 24 Small Business Excellence award winners, SBA will recognize two National Small Business Week award winners for their outstanding achievements and the positive impact they’ve had on the economy and communities in upstate New York. A detailed profile on each winner will be issued following the luncheon.

Winners include Aquatic Invasive Management, LLC, of Lake Placid, owned by Thomas Thomson and Andrew Lewis; ASEPT PAK Inc. of Malone, owned by Dr. Gary Hanley; Mountain View Pediatrics, PLLC, of Plattsburgh, owned by Dr. Heidi Moore and Dr. Robert Moore; and Pearl Physical Therapy, PC, of Plattsburgh, owned by Elizabeth Pearl.

For more information about all of the SBA’s programs for small businesses, visit www.sba.gov.

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