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Ms. Stephenwoof to Receive Award as One of the Top 100 MBEs at Ceremony on November 8, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC (October 10, 2007) – Capitol City Associates, Inc. (Capitol City) owned and operated by a resident of Forestville, Maryland, is proud to announce that the company’s President and CEO, Rosalind Styles Stephenwoof has been selected to receive the prestigious Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. The University of Maryland University College, the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) and The Maryland Chamber of Commerce notified Ms. Stephenwoof of her selection earlier this month. This program is designed to salute the region’s best minority and women business owners and to highlight their achievements.
“As the entrepreneurial campus in the University System of Maryland, we are honored to support the working men and women who are building businesses and future opportunities”, says Susan C. Aldridge, President of the University of Maryland University College.
Capitol City, based in the Anacostia Section of Washington, DC, is a minority, female-owned consulting firm, which designs and implements programs and services geared to promote economic and business development opportunities for small and minority businesses in the construction industry. Capitol City ensures that major development projects meet Federal, State or local contracting goals for small, disadvantaged, minority, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses. Ms. Stephenwoof also serves as the President of the National Association of Minority Contractors—Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Chapter serving Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
A panel of distinguished judges chose Capitol City as an entrepreneur that demonstrated outstanding achievement in four key areas: business development, client satisfaction, professional affiliations and community outreach.
Sharon R. Pinder, founder of the TOP 100 MBE Awards Ceremony said, “The business owners selected for this award represent the best of the region’s more than 350,000 women and minority owned businesses. Their contributions have had a major impact in maintaining Maryland’s vibrant economy.”
Ms. Stephenwoof will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Inn and Conference Center, at the University of Maryland University College, in Adelphi, Maryland, on Thursday, November 8th beginning at 5:30 p.m. To obtain tickets or for a complete listing please go to www.top100mbe.com.
Please go to www.capitolcitydc.com for more information about Capitol City Associates, Inc. or www.namcdc.org. for more information about NAMC-WMAC.
September 28, 2007
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chesapeake, Baltimore and the National Association of Minority Contractors—Washington, DC Metro Area Chapter will host a diversity mixer for women construction owners, suppliers, engineers, architects and other service related industries.
Women in Construction: Growing Together will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 W. Nursery Road, Baltimore, MD, from 6 – 8pm.
The purpose of this event is threefold:
To provide WBEs an opportunity to meet prime contractors;
To help WBEs access new resources and business opportunities;
To enhance coordination and cooperation between ABC and NAMC
To promote both organizations’ national objectives
“We have received overwhelming support from our Chapter’s leadership. Diversity is a necessary element of construction here in Maryland and we are striving to be a part this effort,” says Chairwoman Kathy Wilmot, Board of Directors/ABC Baltimore. Echoing these sentiments, Pamela Volm of ABC Cheseapeake says “This is something our chapter is quite interested in ..we want more women and minority businesses to become members of ABC.”
Rosalind Stephenwoof, President, of the Washington, DC Metro Area Chapter of NAMC, has been working diligently to coordinate sponsors from the Washington, DC area. Exhibitors include: Gilford Corp., Hensel Phelps Construction, Blue Lake Crane Construction, The Barbour Group, OFX Construction Cleaning, Foulgar-Pratt, American Infrastructure, Atlantic Builders Group, Pepco Holding Companies, Inc., Harkins Builders, J. Vinton Schaefer & Sons, Reliable Contracting, Anne Arundel Health Systems/Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Gilbane Building Co. Skanska USA, Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services and Konover Construction.
Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.
For further information, contact:
J. Jackson, M/SBE Coordinator