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Clarkson University Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner to Honor Small Business Community

In recognition of the success of local entrepreneurs, the Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is hosting its first annual Entrepreneur Recognition dinner on Saturday, June 18, at Clarkson’s Cheel Campus Center. 

North Country small business owners and interested community members are invited to attend the event which will feature a discussion with Ellen Rocco, North Country Public Radio station manager.

An award ceremony will follow, along with the induction of two individuals to the Clarkson Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Cocktail hour begins at 4 p.m. The keynote, dinner, and awards will follow at 5 p.m.

The cost of the event is $30 per person, which includes dinner, drinks, and dessert.
Those interested in attending should call the Center for Entrepreneurship at 315-268-3995 with their dinner choice and payment information.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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