WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jewelry by Bridgeja' has been chosen as this year's recipient for the prestigious Outstanding Minority-Owned Small Business award given by The SCORE Foundation and sponsored by AT&T. SCORE, - www.SCORE.org - mentors to America's small business, serves over 350,000 clients annually and honors their most successful clients at The SCORE Foundation's 4th Annual SCORE Awards Gala celebrating excellence on Thursday, August 16th in New Orleans, LA. Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja' will be honored for demonstrating unique vision, innovation and achievement as an Outstanding Minority-Owned Small Business.
SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, "Bridgeja' Baker is the future of America. She founded her business before she was a teenager, and has been a success because of her work ethic and her commitment to her vision." Yancey adds, "It is important for us to recognize those outstanding minority-owned small businesses, like Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja', that embody these best qualities of success in small business."
The SCORE Foundation President Mark Dobosz says, "SCORE is proud to recognize Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja' for her dedication to her craft, and her selflessness in her business, donating a portion of her proceeds to community organizations each year. In our fourth year of the SCORE Awards, we look forward to honoring Bridgeja' Baker as she proceeds on her path to success."
For more about this SCORE success story: http://www.score.org/success-stories/creative-jewelry-bridgeja
About SCORE: SCORE has helped create more than 90,000 jobs over the past two years. With a strong network of more than 13,000 volunteers with a wide variety of expertise from 364 chapters nationwide, SCORE volunteers provide entrepreneurs and small business owners free advice and low-cost local workshops. SCORE, a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, also offers free online resources, templates and tools to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business. www.score.org.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and http://twitter.com/SCOREMentors.
About The SCORE Foundation: The mission of The SCORE Foundation is to support and leverage the work of SCORE by soliciting, investing and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE. Learn more about The SCORE Foundation at www.scorefoundation.org.
Shalini Karnani – Communications Manager