By PBN Staff
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association has announced the nominees for its 2012 awards, which honor excellence and celebrate businesses and individuals for their hard work and dedication to business, economic development and bettering their communities.
The nominees of the four categories – business leadership, business, entrepreneurship and community service – were chosen from a list of business owners and community leaders.
The recipients of the 2012 Awards will be announced at the organization’s awards gala on Friday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Metacomet Country Club in East Providence.
The nominees are as follows:
George T. Downing Business Leadership Award
The Allen Brothers Business Award
Isaac Rice Entrepreneurship Award
Christiana Bannister Community Service Award