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Congratulations to West Palm Animal Clinic, Winners of Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Program. Six entrepreneurs each win $20,000 cash, a trip to New York and one-on-one consultation from business experts, including Marcus Lemonis and Robert Irvine. West Palm Animal Clinic has been the only one business in the city of West Palm Beach to ever receive this grand prize!

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE) –June 26, 2014– Comcast Business and Inc. Magazine announced that six entrepreneurs from across the U.S. have been named grand prize winners in the “Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs” program, a national competition that awards more than $600,000 in cash and services to aspiring entrepreneurs who are leveraging technology to grow their business and enhance profitability.

After a two week public voting period, six business owners were selected as grand prize winners from 32 regional winners. Each grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 cash award as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City where they will receive one-on-one consulting with nationally recognized business experts: Marcus Lemonis, businessman, investor, TV personality and Philanthropist; Robert Irvine, Celebrity Chef and Entrepreneur; and Comcast senior executives. Previously, as regional winners, these six businesses had won a $5,000 cash award plus Comcast Business Internet and TV services for two years, along with a $2,500 allocation for other Comcast services.

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Grand prize winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York City on August 25, 2014. They will also receive a VIP tour of 30 Rockefeller Center and attend a dinner prepared by Chef Irvine, on August 26.

Winners of Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Program
Dr. Michelle Durkee, Owner and Veterinarian of West Palm Animal Clinic with Melanie Dickinson, Publisher of the South Florida Business Journal, Gerald Moench, Senior Managing Director of CBIZ and Jimmy Kelly, Director of Marketing: Florida Region of Comcast Business

The Grand Prize winners come from a wide range of industries and locations across the U.S. The six winners include owners of the following businesses:

• entreDonovan — Wilmington, Delaware. Makes custom clothing for professional women.

• Neiswanger Management Services — Hyattsville, Maryland. Provides management services to healthcare facilities.

• PicturePoint On-line — San Jose, California. Produces online videos for businesses, non-profits and other organizations.

• Spa La Paws — Spring, Texas. Provides mobile pet grooming services.

• Unwind Yarn and Gifts — Savannah, Georgia. Offers yarn and knitting materials.

• West Palm Animal Clinic — West Palm Beach, Florida. A full service animal hospital.

“These six winners have compelling stories and business plans, and public voting has identified them as top entrepreneurs among our national field of entries,” said Terry Connell, senior vice president, Comcast Business. “They have shown the ability to utilize technology in their business, and with the help of the Innovation 4 Entrepreneurs program, they have the opportunity to get one-on-one advice from top experts to help take their organization to a whole new level.”

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a next-generation network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, Ethernet, TV and a full portfolio of Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.

For more information, call 866-429-3085. You can also follow Comcast on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at www.business.comcast.com/social.

For Comcast Business Media Contact •  Joel Shadle • 215-286-4675  • Joel_shadle@comcast.com

About West Palm Animal Clinic

The clinic is located on 2254 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach. It is a full service veterinary hospital with a small town feel. The minute you enter the clinic, you will surrender to the charm of its friendly staff, led by owner Dr. Michelle Durkee who has always had a caring interest for animals. The clinic is by large, one of the only places in West Palm Beach helping people with their needs and care for a long list of pets and other species including ducks, squirrels, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, snakes, hamsters, and fish.

From the routine or advanced care expected from a leading veterinary hospital, West Palm Beach Animal Clinic has a story of profound love and care for animals to tell since 1983. Convinced that pets have a way of putting a smile on the  face of humans, Dr. Michelle and her team have been involved in different caring programs in the community through the years, providing a sense of purpose and fulfillment to either pets and their adopted family.

For being so passionate and caring about pets, combining it with unsurpassed professional staff and the highest levels of techniques; West Palm Beach Animal Clinic & Boarding is honored to be the recipient of one of the six grand prize winners in the “Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs” program by Comcast Business and Inc.

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