Marlboro, NJ - The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Shore Region was pleased to present the 3rd Annual Donna Myers Entrepreneurial Scholarship on May 23rd with a check for $500 to Amanda Kocheran. Amanda was the perfect recipient. Amanda, turning 19 in August, is a full-time student attending Brookdale Community College. Three months ago, she opened her dream business, “Up a Knotch Equestrian Center” in Manalapan, a full boarding facility, lessons, training, leasing programs and birthday party facility. She truly has the entrepreneurial spirit!!! For your information her website is www.upaknotchequestriancenter.com.

The New Jersey Association of WOMEN Business Owners (NJAWBO) is the oldest statewide organization in New Jersey with a mission to address the concerns and issues of business ownership by women. The organization’s objectives are to encourage and support business ownership by women, enable women business owners to network, provide a legislative voice for the interests of women-owned businesses and provide entrepreneurial training and assistance. Since its founding in 1978, the organization has grown to 12 chapters across the state. Classes, seminars and informational events are offered to members and aspiring entrepreneurs through NJAWBO and NJAWBO’s Women’s Business Center.

For further information about NJAWBO call the state headquarters at 609-308-2530,

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