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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:

• LS Industries and owner Linda Weir-Enegren, Wichita, in the category of Company Awards, women-owned businesses, manufacturer.



• Roof Mechanics, Inc. and owner Mui Nguyen, Wichita, in the category of Company Awards, minority-owned businesses, construction.



• Aircraft & Commercial Enterprises Inc. and owner Jodene Helmer, Derby, in the category of Company Awards, minority-owned business, supplier/distributor.



For information about purchasing tickets for the luncheon go to KansasCommerce.com/MEDWeek to register or e-mail Rhonda Harris, director of the Office of Minority and Women Business Development, at rharris@kansascommerce.com.

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