It’s National Small Business Week

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Media Outlet


Tom Waring

Councilwoman Cherelle Parker on Monday morning kicked off National Small Business Week with a news conference outside the New Olympia House restaurant, 7242 Castor Ave.

Parker was joined by officials of the Pennsylvania Community Development Financial Institutions Network, city commerce department director Anne Nadol, state Rep. Jared Solomon, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association executive director Shante Antrom, Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president Pam Henshall and local business owners Anitria Odum (4 Every Occasion Cakes & Cupcakes), Lola Ouo (RightChoice Services) and Luisa Hurtado (Magaly Spa).

The Enterprise Center’s traveling van was parked on Castor Avenue.

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