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Announcing the 2018 ASBC Grand Champions, SCORE Award Winners, and 2018 ASBC Champions

SCORE Awards Champions

2018 Grand Champions

The Grindhouse Radio
The Grindhouse Radio, also known as GHR is an internationally syndicated, award winning, pop culture talk radio series that is featured on iHeartRadio, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and 19 other syndicated networks with between 3.5 - 4 million listeners weekly worldwide. GHR has been ranked as high as #15 on the overall worldwide charts for iTunes, with a weekly spot in their Top 20 Best Comedic Podcasts worldwide. Since 2015, GHR has become a trusted, daily destination for the fans. Carefully crafted into a TWO HOUR talk show, we offer listeners their weekly pop culture fix of current news & events, humor, comics, music, gadgets, gaming, sports and movies seamlessly blended into a precise format.

Pip & Grow
Pip & Grow designed and sells the Smitten Baby Box Bed, which puts infant safety research at the forefront. It was thoughtfully designed by child safety experts and researchers at two leading Michigan universities to help reduce the risk of SIDS in babies six months old and younger. The Baby Box Bed is easy to assemble and its lightweight and portable design encourage you to keep your baby with you all day as you move from room to room. It’s the perfect safe sleep space for home, grandma’s house, play dates, and more! With the Smitten Baby Box, safe, convenient sleep is an easy choice for parents.

My "Buddy" Towel
Parents can relate to how frustrating it can be when drying your children off after a bath or pool time. One kid wants two towels while the other runs off in a birthday suit without one! The Original My “Buddy” Towel® is the first towel and onesie in one! Just slip on, Zip up, and Go!™ Available in 6 sizes fun for all up to size 10/12! Kids use 1 towel each instead of using 2/3 plus they get to relax while drying off! Parents definitely enjoy less towel laundry!

2018 SCORE Awards Winners

Outstanding American Manufacturing Small Business - Blue Ridge Bucha
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A small business team making a big impact for the environment with handcrafted organic kombucha.

Outstanding Community Impact Business - Corning Opera House
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A multi-purpose historical facility that honors our communities heritage, enhances cultural experiences and offers diverse entertainment and educational opportunities.

Outstanding Military-Owned Business - Cowboy Cricket Farms
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We develop the technologies needed to feed the world! Cowboy Cricket Farms is a leader in the edible insects in the US. We raise crickets, cricket automation systems, and process crickets into food.

Outstanding Self-Employed Entrepreneur - CraniaLogix
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CraniaLogix provides unique after school enrichment classes that teach kids how to be "Nacho Average Brains"!

Outstanding Women-Owned Small Business - Creative Behavior Solutions
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Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC provides behavior therapy to toddlers, adolescents, and teenagers with developmental disabilities in our facility, in their homes, schools, and community.

Outstanding Agriculture Small Business - Drew’s Honeybees
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Drew’s Honeybees harvests the bounty of the honeybee to craft natural, organic skincare products, offering a natural alternative with ingredients sourced from sustainable farms and ethical farmers.

Outstanding Tech & Innovative Small Business - Detroit School for Digital Technologies
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We are an educational institution offering hands on practical training to 18 + in the city of Detroit, committed to helping Veterans, Returning Citizens, and Detroit residents in tech and leadership.

Outstanding Young Entrepreneur - Fyood Kitchen
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Fyood Kitchen puts on outrageously fun amateur cooking competitions - no experience required. We believe you don't have to be a master chef to cook creatively and have fun doing it.

Outstanding Encore Entrepreneur - Nava Consulting Group, LLC
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NAVA Consulting Group LLC is a woman owned small business, focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. We provide advice, technical support and managed services to private firms, nonprofits and government agencies.

Outstanding Retail Small Business - Pip & Grow
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At Pip & Grow, we manufacture the Smitten Sleep System - an eco-friendly, portable bassinet designed to reduce the risk of SIDS. We believe in beautiful, ethically-made baby products.

Outstanding Diverse Business - Thompson Tee
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The Thompson Tee with Hydro-Shield Sweatproof Technology is a patented undershirt for men and women that blocks underarm sweat and yellow stains! Proudly handcrafted in USA!


2018 American Small Business Champions

Congratulations to the 2018 American Small Business Champions. SCORE, with the help of Sam’s Club, is proud to announce the 2018 American Small Business Champions. These small businesses from around the country will be rewarded for the sacrifices they have made to make their businesses successful. The Champions came from hundreds of eligible entries and were selected by a panel of distinguished judges and public votes. Thank you to all the entrants for participating. The Champions win an expense-paid attendance at a national Championship Training & Networking Celebration, SCORE mentoring for one year, and significant national publicity.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Only states with winners are listed. Additional winners may be added as they are confirmed or as winner status changes. In states not listed, there was not an eligible or high scoring winner based on contest rules. To ensure all prizes were awarded, additional national winners may be selected from all remaining eligible entries.