December 4, 2016
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Next Generation 'Urban Entrepreneurs' Saluted By MillerCoors

 MILWAUKEE – Honoring the spirit of todayÂ’s young people aspiring to business ownership 
and success, MillerCoors has announced the winners of its 2008-2009 Urban Entrepreneurs Series and 
Business Plan Competition (MUES). The recipients, selected from a field of more than 130 applicants 
nationwide, were awarded business grants totaling $150,000 at a special dinner and reception held in 
Chicago recently. This yearÂ’s grand prize winner received a $50,000 business grant, with the four runners-
up each receiving grants of $25,000 to contribute to their companyÂ’s start-up capital, or to expand their 
existing businesses. Pictured above (second from left) is Larry Waters, director, Multicultural Relations for MillerCoors, along 
with (from left) grant winners ReShon Anderson, Demetrius Walker, Olaolu Yemitan, Sebastine Ujereh, Jr., 
Robert Bryant, Joyce Johnson, Jolanda Powell, Joanne Tabellija-Murphy, grand prize-winner Termetrice 
Gibbons and Justin Giboney.

Now successfully concluding its ninth year, MUES has provided more than $1 million in business grants to
date, to more than 100 urban professionals across the country, empowering urban American communities by
creating jobs and sustaining economic development. For details about the upcoming 10th anniversary MUES
competition, including next yearÂ’s $100,000 grand prize package, visit www.millercoorsmues.com.


 



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