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Small Business Awards Press Release

Community Action Network Initiatives, Inc., is nominated for inaugural Gwinnett Chamber Small Business Awards


Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – August 12, 2019 – The Gwinnett Chamber inaugural Small Business Awards will showcase those that dare to start, sustain and succeed and the community that supports them. Recognized as an industry leader, Donna McLeod, President has been nominated in the Small Business Awards.category.

CANI, Inc., serves as a catalyst for social change by creating awareness through grassroots activity. We Initiate grassroots activities to promote civic engagement and life coaching techniques for advancing the community

“At the Gwinnett Chamber, we believe small business is big business,” said Nick Masino, President & CEO, Gwinnett Chamber and Partnership Gwinnett. “We understand that entrepreneurs are the engines of our economy and we are excited to celebrate their contributions.”

Honoring individuals and organizations alike, designations will be given in the following areas.


  • Advocate Award
  • Community Contributor Award
  • Culture Creator Award
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award
  • Founder Award
  • Launch Award
  • Minority-Owned/Women-Owned Small Business Award
  • Small Business Award
  • Support System Award



The awards ceremony will be held Wednesday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Infinite Energy Forum. For more information, visit



Krystal Kelleher-McLeod | 678-465-8713 |

Cally D’Angelo | 678.957.4958 |


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