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WPO Member Receives St. Louis YWCA Leadership Award

Tessa Greenspan Earns Prestigious Award.

New York, NY, June 30, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that Tessa Greenspan, WPO St. Louis Chapter member and president of Sappington International Farmers Market, has received the St. Louis YWCA Leadership Award. The award recognizes women who have shown outstanding leadership in their professional career, volunteer activities and the mentoring of other women.

“The YWCA Leadership Award is particularly commendable because it shows that Tessa is not committed merely to her own success, but that of other women as well,” said Firestone. “We are proud to call her a member of the WPO.”

About Tessa Greenspan:
Tessa Greenspan is president and owner of Sappington International Farmers Market, a multi-million dollar grocery business. A NAWBO board member and a past Distinguished Woman Business Owner of the Year Award recipient, she has been recognized on both the local and national level for her achievement. Among Tessa’s prestigious honors are the 2003 St. Louis Business Journal's "Top 25 Most Influential Women" 2002 SBA's "Small Business Person of the Year" for the St. Louis Region, "Excellence in Business Award" and the "Against All Odds" Awards. She was also named the 1996 Small Business Person - Special Award by the SBA. Tessa's mission in life is to educate others in health and wellness, nutrition, and how to thrive with a positive attitude.

About Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO):
The Women President’s Organization (WPO) connects top women entrepreneurs at the million and multi-million dollar level ($2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for service-based business) – locally and internationally – with greater personal and professional success. In monthly meetings across the US and Canada, chapters composed of 20 accomplished women presidents – from diverse industries and backgrounds – invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit http://www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

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