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Greetings card company wins business award

Added: (Mon Nov 08 2004)

Pressbox (Press Release) - An east London based greeting cards company specialising in publishing cards embracing cultural diversity has won the retail category of a black business awards competition.

Silver fox entrepreneurs Justin Lewis and Mille Hanson, the husband and wife team behind Lewis Hanson Greetings based in Hackney, east London, discovered that they were outright winners in the Retail category of the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners (EFBWBO), an annual black business award event run by fellow entrepreneur Yvonne Thompson CBE.

The winning couple, who were among the 22 finalists in a range of business categories, received their glass trophy at the EFBWBO event, held on Friday 29 October at Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane. As category finalists, the couple had also be attended the certificate presentation reception at the Treasury the day before.

On winning the award, Millie Hanson, co-director of Lewis Hanson Greetings said: ”We were elated – we felt extremely exhilarated to be honoured by our own community and to be recognised by your peers is very humbling - the journey of running our business has been worth it.”

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This is the second time in 2004 that the greetings card company has been recognised and honoured for their entrepreneurial spirit – they won the first prize as the best business in the Best Business East category at the London African & Caribbean Enterprise (LACE) Awards in March this year.


Editor’s Note

Lewis Hanson Greetings is a greetings cards publisher specialising in printing greetings cards embracing cultural diversity. Started in 2001, Lewis Hanson Greetings is run by husband and wife team Justin Lewis and Millie Hanson in Hackney (off Kingsland Road), east London. Winners of the London African & Caribbean Awards (Best Business London East), they won the Retail category of the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners (EFBWBO) award in October 2004.

Contact details for Lewis Hanson Greetings are listed below:
Justin Lewis and Millie Hanson
Lewis Hanson Greetings Ltd
The Print House
18 Ashwin Street
London E8
Tel/fax: 020 7254 0920
Mobile: 07831 377587
Web: www.lhgcards.co.uk
Email: greetings@lhgcards.co.uk

Press enquiries for Lewis Hanson Greetings should be directed to:

Caroline Lashley, The Editor’s Office, London. Her contact details are:

Central London office South London office
The Editor’s Office The Editor’s Office
Suite 109 Studio 190
34 Buckingham Palace Road Maddison House
London SW1H 0RH 228 High Street, Croydon CR9 1DF
Tel/fax: 0845 125 9493 Tel/fax: 0845 125 9493
Mobile: 07931 648440 Mobile: 07931 648440

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