MILWAUKEE Â Honoring the spirit of todayÂs 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 yearÂs grand prize winner received a $50,000 business grant, with the four runners-
up each receiving grants of $25,000 to contribute to their companyÂs 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 yearÂs $100,000 grand prize package, visit www.millercoorsmues.com.