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Vying for the national title

March 31, 2011

KANSAS CITY, MO — Gary Walker, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Magic Touch Cleaning Inc., will represent Missouri for the title of National Small Business Person of the Year, according to the Kansas City Business Journal.

The winners of the state-level Small Business Person of the Year will be honored in Washington at the Small Business Administration''s National Small Business Week events May 18-20, the article state.

Walker, the self-dubbed King of Green Cleaning, and his company turned to eco-friendly cleaning agents and practices about seven years ago, the article noted.

According to the article, the theme of this year''s National Small Business Week is "Empowering Entrepreneurs," and will include events, educational forums and the recognition of others involved with small businesses.

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