May 7, 2000 New York City:

In celebration of “Small Business Week,” the (SBA) Small Business Administration of New York and S.C.O.R.E. (Service Core of Retired Executives) held a luncheon to salute and honor 6 companies and their successful achievement in business.

Recognizing, small business is of more significance post 9/11, each of the businesses honored represent a diverse segment of the fabric of New York City and its resiliency. Awards were presented to the following:

1. – Guide to local weekend getaways and daytrips from NYC
2. Office Mavens – Copying and computer services
3. La Palapa – Mexican restaurant
4. Renaissance Wines & Spirits – Wine retailer
5. Maurice Arlos Fine Art Gallery – Art Gallery and exhibition space
6. Line Tech Industries – Textile inspection service