Local Black business owners in the Cortland area were honored at this past Saturday’s "First Ever Black Business Owners Appreciation Event." The event took place at The Squeeze Juice Bar. Here is a video stream of the event.
The following people were honored at the event:
- Tim Bennett- FunFlicks Indoor & Outdoor Movies and The Cortland Voice
- Walt Davis- Tag Me 607
- Sean Smith- Jax Service Center
- Darris McDowell- The Squeeze Juice Bar
- Tylisha Dennis- Ty’s Cuisine
- Mike Pittman- MTS Taxi
- Jean O'Skoo Edouard- Art Temple
- Antoine Rogers- SlickTalker Photography
- Steve Williams- community activist
- Melissa Kiser- community activist
Event organizer Jeff Smith thanked the following local businesses for donating to the event - the Community restaurant, Brix, Hollywood, Frank and Mary's, Garcia's, Advance Auto Care on Pomeroy Ave in Cortland.