Walter Boasso snares top small business award

Kaplan, Blake; Parent, Tawn
May 1994
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/9/94, Vol. 14 Issue 44, p8
Cites Walter Boasso as the overall champion of the 1994 Small Business Award. Boasso America Corp. as one of New Orleans' outstanding small businesses; Formation of Boasso America; Background on Boasso; Other award recipients at the 1994 Small Business Awards.


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