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First Tennessee to award $10,000 to state’s top small business Nominations sought for Tennessee’s Best Small Business Contest

Star Staff Reports
First Tennessee office picMEMPHIS — First Tennessee is searching for the state’s best small business and on top of statewide bragging rights, the winner will receive a $10,000 grand prize.
The “Tennessee’s Best Small Business Contest” is open to small business owners across the Volunteer State. Small business owners throughout First Tennessee’s markets, including Memphis and West Tennessee, may submit nominations between now and Aug. 21.
In addition to the grand prize, the first place vote-getter will win $5,000 and the second place winner will receive $2,500.
“We enthusiastically support small businesses because we know that they’re the backbone of our economy,” said Bo Allen, First Tennessee’s West Tennessee president. “First Tennessee is proud to promote efforts that create stronger communities and we believe that healthy small businesses are vital to our economic future.”
After the nominating process concludes on Aug. 21, voting by the public will begin on Aug. 22 and wrap up on Sept. 4.
Nominations are now being accepted online and must include name, location and a photo of the company along with a brief profile describing how the small business offers great customer service.
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