The U.S. Small Business Administration selected James T. Gallagher of Whoopie Pie Cafe in Bangor to receive its Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2016. In the letter nominating Gallagher, he was lauded for selling more than 10,000 whoopie pies in one month last summer while attending fairs and local shows.

The SBA also recognized Jennifer Crosby, owner of Endless Possibilities Child Care in Sangerville, for its 2016 Micro-Enterprise of the Year Award for Maine. This award is presented to an individual who founded, owns and operates a microenterprise, defined as having five or fewer employees, including the owners.

Jayne Crosby Giles, president of MaineStream Finance in Bangor, will receive the Financial Services Champion award for Maine and New England. And Thomas W. Myers, president of Anatomy Trains of Walpole, will receive the Small Business Exporter of the Year Award for Maine. His company produces courses and training for movement and manual therapists.

The four winners will be recognized with six other honorees at a reception May 4 at the Augusta Civic Center.

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