3 area companies to be recognized at Department of Commerce luncheon

Thirteen individuals and companies, including three from the Wichita area, will be recognized at the annual awards luncheon held by the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Business Development.

The 29th annual awards luncheon is set for Oct 8 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, 1717 Southwest Topeka Blvd., in Topeka, according to a news release from the commerce department.

Area award winners and the categories in which they are being recognized include:

For information about purchasing tickets for the luncheon go to to register or e-mail Rhonda Harris, director of the Office of Minority and Women Business Development, at