Chamber Annouces Cape Ann’s 2013 Small Business Persons of the Year

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013 Small Business Award Winners who will be saluted during Cape Ann Small Business Week, June 3-7.

This year’s recipients, Daisy Nell and Stan Collinson, former owners of Gaybrook Garage in Essex, Jan Bordinaro, owner of the Atlantis Oceanfront Inn in Gloucester, John Donovan, owner of Manchester Athletic Club in Manchester and Kathy Milbury and Barbara Stavropoulos, owners of My Place by the Sea in Rockport, will be honored at the Chamber’s 33rd Annual Small Business Week Luncheon on Friday, June 7, beginning at 11:30 am at the Castle Manor Inn, 141 Essex Avenue, Gloucester.

The 2013 Cape Ann Chamber Small Business Week Luncheon will feature a keynote address by Robert Nelson, Director of the Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts District Office, on the importance of small business in sustaining the economic recovery.

The program is designed to recognize the extraordinary contributions of Cape Ann’s small business community for exemplary entrepreneurial achievement as well as notable civic and community involvement. This year’s Small Business Award winners will also be the guests of honor at complimentary receptions in their respective communities during Cape Ann Small Business Week. Please visit for a complete schedule of these receptions.

Friends, family members, and colleagues of all small business honorees are invited and encouraged to attend the receptions and the luncheon. Tickets for the luncheon are available to members for $35 in advance or $40 week/day of and $50 for future members.

For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact Emily Harris, or call the Chamber at 978-283-1601.