June 3, 2023

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Rachelle wins top business award from SBA | Community

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Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes

Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes’ with her “World Well-known Rachelle’s Island Tea,” winner of quite a few awards.

Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes has been named 2020 South Carolina Rural Compact Small business Person of the 12 months by the Compact Small business Administration South Carolina District Office environment.

SBA South Carolina District Director Gregg White and Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce, identified winners in a digital awards ceremony hosted by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the SBA South Carolina District Workplace. The ceremony took spot Sept. 16.

An award-winning manner designer, entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Jamerson-Holmes launched Rachelle’s Island boutique in downtown Orangeburg approximately three many years in the past. She has given that expanded to contain Island Cruises and Excursions and Thee Matriarch Mattress & Breakfast, Assembly and Activities Location. In addition to profitable quite a few business awards, Jamerson-Holmes is founder and president of Orangeburg’s EmpowerHer Chapter of the American Company Women’s Association.

“I am humbled and honored to be the receiver of the 2020 SBA Rural Modest Enterprise Particular person of the Calendar year Award,” Jamerson-Holmes claimed. “The fortitude needed to persevere during these unparalleled times is fueled significantly by this prestigious recognition.

“As a happy Orangeburg native, I stand on the shoulders of all of these that have paved the way for my journey to be attainable. Small enterprises are the lifeblood of the U.S. economic system and rural S.C. is filled with proficient, qualified, modern business owners and operating gurus. I salute them all as very well as the other SBA award recipients.”