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Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Shark Tank Business Plan Winners!

The Faith Community of Saint Sabina Shark Tank competition sought out entrepreneurs looking to start up a business in the Auburn Gresham community. Plans were evaluated and winners selected by a team of African American business and finance leaders – our very own Carlos Nelson, Norman Bolden (Norman’s Bistro), Montel Gayles (Black Leadership Council), Stephanie Hart (Brown Sugar Bakery) and Jory Luster (Luster Products).

Watch WGN’s “People to People” featuring the winners! “People to People” is a show that focuses on the African American community covering a wide range of topics including news, family, politics, education and entertainment.

Video Photo: From left to right – Carlos Nelson (GAGDC), Regina Jackson (Carni-Go), Kearthur Askew  (Askew & Son), Karen Roberts (Jus Sandwiches) and People to People Host, Jewell Hillery

First Place Winner – Jus Sandwiches (Karen Roberts) $150,000

Second Place Winner ($10,000) - Askew and Sons (Thaddeus Askew)

Third Place Winner ($5,000) – Carni-Go (Regina Jackson)

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