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Lancaster School Of Cosmetology

50 Ranck Ave
Lancaster, PA 17602

General Phone: 717-299-0200
Financial Aid Phone: 717-299-0200
Sector: Private for-profit, less-than

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Minority- and women-owned enterprises earn applause - Lancaster Newspapers

Sharon Ford and Cheryl “Shauntel” Kilburn, co-owners of Sistaz Hair Salon, Manor and Fourth streets, received the Business Expansion Award.Bienvenido Santiago, a native of Puerto Rico and owner of Welcome’s Bakery, 447 S. Prince St., received the Emerging Business Award.Community ‘heroes’Alice Sanders is executive director of BASE Inc., an arm of the Uptown Economic Development Corp., a non-profit group dedicated to developing small businesses, particularly those owned by women and people of color. In her presentation, she urged the award winners to share their stories, business sense and accomplishments with other hopeful entrepreneurs.Sanders stressed the value in partnerships in helping minority- and women-owned businesses go beyond the start-up phase.BASE works with local banks and other financing agencies; it sends its clients to Assets Inc. and SCORE, which schools those seeking to launch their own enterprises. It works with Michelle Patterson and Associates, which helps people restore their credit and teaches personal and business money management. And BASE operates a work force development program that teaches young people trade and business skills.“We recognize that we have to have strong partnerships,” said Sanders.The law of averages is against minority-owned enterprises. Most new businesses started by people of color fold within the first - more available