Small biz honored at Market Square event

Knoxville small business will be the focus of a special event today at 4:30 p.m. on Market Square. The Knoxville Chamber will recognize five local companies that recently received awards from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The companies are Prestige Cleaners, winner of the national Community Excellence Award, and Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners Construction Plus and Knowledge Launch and Free Enterprise Honorees ES&H Inc. and NetGain Corp.

The celebration will be held on the main stage unless it’s raining, in which case the event will move inside to the Chamber office, 17 Market Square.