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GloveStix won the 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

In the program, 102 entrepreneurs were awarded for their dedication to the success of their small businesses. The American Small Business Champions will each receive a $1,000 Sam’s Club gift card, an all-expense-paid trip to a training and networking event, SCORE mentoring and publicity throughout the year.

Owned and operated by Krista Woods, of Ashburn, GloveStix entered the market in 2015 and won NBC’s TODAY show’s “Next Big Thing” competition

In October, Woods was awarded a grant from The Woman’s Net Amber Grant program and, in January, she was selected as the Amber Grant Recipient of the Year. GloveStix then was one of 102 business ventures nationally to earn the title of a 2017 American Small Business Champion.

GloveStix is eligible to win one of three additional $25,000 grand prizes by being named Grand Champion. A judging panel of small business experts will select three Grand Champion from the group of Small Business Champions this summer.

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