2019 NDC Entrepreneur Awards & Fundraiser


Join us for an inspirational evening as we reflect on the impact neighborhood entrepreneurs have on the Twin Cities. We will celebrate the accomplishments of these thriving entrepreneurs as they continue to inspire the next generation, empower their local economies, and impact our daily lives.  This fun-filled, engaging evening will feature:

  • Entertaiment

  • Games for the children within us all, including caricature artists and a bean bag toss game

  • A formal dinner

  • Music by DJ Kool Akiem

  • A photobooth courtesy of PinWheel

  • Entrepreneur awards ceremony

  • An opportunity to give so that NDC can continue to help entrepreneurs create jobs to make our community thrive.


Than Zaw & Maw Maw Win Zaw (Intown Sushi Corporations)

Ryan Pitman (East Lake Brewery)

Yusuf Kabeto, Usman Wako, Iyasu Biramo, Aman Geda (Koala Tree Transportation LLC)

Foster Hackett III (Advanced Design Contracting LLC)

Jennifer Pennington, Robert Clapp, Christi Atkinson, Chris Pennington (Can Can Wonderland, SBC)

Robert Smith (R.S. Executive Protection)

Ricardo Hernandez Espinoza (La Michoacana Purepecha)

Raeisha Williams & Rosemary Nevils-Williams (Heritage Tea House & Cafe Corp.)

Mykou Thao (Hmong Baby)

Nessib Negusse (Amazing Dining Service)

Dalton Outlaw (Element Gym)

Ilka Bird (Get Gorgeous)

Manuel Gonzalez & Victoria Gonzalez (Manny's Tortas)

Mike Hatzistamoulos & Steve Hatzistamoulos(The Best Steak House)

Bring the family and come congratulate these entrepreneurs.


The NDC Family