Martha Stewart Bestows American Made Awards at Gala
October 17, 2012,
NEW YORK-Martha Stewart honored the entrepreneurial American spirit at a gala event at Grand Central Terminal year here last evening.
The first annual American Made Awards, bestowed by the editors of Martha Stewart Living magazine, recognized 11 up-and-coming small creative businesses in the areas of food, design, home, crafts, gardening, and other categories. Last night's celebration-attended by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Karen Mills, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Association; and several notable names in the design and fashion industries-recognized the value of goods conceived, created and produced in the United States. "We share the excitement of these artisans who are creating with their hands ... and their minds," Stewart said in her remarks. "We applaud their creative courage."
"The best American product made is the American dream, and I'm glad it's alive and well," Bloomberg said.
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