The event was held on September 22, featured founder and producer of Private Stock Studio LLC, and nationally-known actress and comedienne Phyllis Yvonne Stickney. Little Rock Chamber Executive Committee member Myron Jackson, whose company,
The Design Group, presented MED Week, served as master of ceremonies for the lunch and presented awards to the following recipients:
Little Rock Regional Minority Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Jeronimo Lopez owner of G&S Insulating. Little Rock Regional Minority Business of the Year Award to Platinum Drywall. Little Rock Regional Minority Legacy of the Year Award to New Tyler Barber College. Little Rock Regional Supporting Business of the Year Award to The State of Arkansas.
Little Rock Regional Supporting Business of the Year Award went to the State of Arkansas. Lamarr Davis accepted the Awards for State of Arkansas alongside Leanna Godley of Goddess Products.
The purpose of MED Week is to celebrate and to grow minority businesses in the Little Rock region, it ran from Saturday, September 13, with the first Hispanic Women Boot Camp through Monday, September 22.
In addition to The Design Group's presenting sponsorship, the Week was presented in partnership with Arkansas Economic Development Commission, City of Little Rock, and RSI Group. The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce has been a partner in the MED Week since its inception in 1983.
Organizations and businesses interested in participating in future MED week events should contact Carmen Parks at (501)377-6013 or [email protected]