The Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center (YPCC) has announced the winners of the 2019 Best in the West Small Business Competition. There are six winners with a total combined monetary prize of $33,500.
The awardees are as follows:
Carole and John Jung-Jordan, Jung & Jordan Trucking $9000; Joe Pete, Apollo Home Solutions $3000; Patrick Samson, Tundra Leather $5000; Aleashia Huber, Cooper Cleaning Co. $4500; Teddy Berry, Berry Upholstery $7000; Yvonne Jackson, Alaska Rural Professional Development $5000. BP is also awarding Jackson an additional $2500 separately through the Bethel Community Services Foundation, the project fiscal sponsor.
There will be a Best in the West Celebration and award night on May 7th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center.