Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) recently held its first Small Business Awards banquet. Award winners include Mike Draper of RAYGUN of Des Moines, Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Caleb Roney of CR Painting of Windsor Heights, Dennis Albaugh Award; Bill Rubis and Mark Ehrsman of Iowa Beef Systems of Huxley, Top Growth Company; event organizer and DMACC Entrepreneurship Chair Vada Grantham; Paul Mankins, Tim Hickman and Todd Garner of Substance Architecture of Des Moines, Most Innovative Company and Ben Puck of Puck Enterprises of Manning, Small Business of the Year.
Banquet honors five small business owners
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) held its first Small Business Awards banquet Sept. 12 inside the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC campus. Businesses were honored in five categories: