ROCKVILLE, MD (October 9, 2007) – Clutterbusters!! of Rockville, Maryland, is proud to announce that the company's President and CEO, Betsy Fein, 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. Fein of her selection earlier this week. 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.
Clutterbusters!! is the largest and most highly regarded professional organizing firm in the U.S. and the first to offer franchises to the public. It has been featured in Redbook Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, Washington Spaces, and many other national and regional publications. Professional organizing is one of the most rapidly growing professions in the U.S., with membership in the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) growing over 40% in 2005. Popular television shows like Clean Sweep, Mission: Organization, Clean House and Life Laundry have exposed the public to the amazing results that a few short hours with a professional organizer can achieve.
A panel of distinguished judges chose Clutterbusters!! 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. Fein will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Inn and Conference Center, at 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.