Don Owens named 2019 Small Business Person of the Year

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) —The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon for small business
owners throughout the Wiregrass where they announced Don Owens as the 2019 Small Business Person of the Year.

Don Owen graduated from Dothan High School in 1969 and received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He then relocated to Dothan where he married his high school sweetheart.

For a short time, his father-in-law then asked him to join in on the family’s business that was established in 1950. Owens said he contributes his success to the man above (God).

“Well, it’s naturally a true honor to be awarded the small business person award of the year,” Don Owens said. “I mean when you look at all the  business people of the city and how deserving some of them would be  it’s truly an honor “

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