2007 Minority Small Business Person of the Year

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2007 Minority Small Business Person of the Year Award.  Each year, the SBA highlights minority small businesses that have provided government and other industries with outstanding goods and services either as prime contractors or subcontractors.  Minority small businesses continue to have a very strong impact on our Nation by providing job opportunities, revitalizing neighborhoods, and generating economic growth for America.  

The San Antonio District Office honors Mr. Calvin J. Turner as the 2007 Minority Small Business Person of the Year.  He is the President of C.J. Turner Inc., doing business as Capitol City Rehabilitation Group, (CCRG) in Austin, TX.  Mr. Turner is certified in Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and has a Masters Degree in Education.  Capitol City Rehabilitation Group is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling firm that provides professional counseling, transitional and employment services, case management, and administrative services to our nation’s wounded warriors and their respective families.  Mr. Turner opened his business in 1994 and became certified in SBA’s 8(a) Business Development program on July 23, 1998.  On July 23, 2007 this firm graduated from the program with honors.  CCRC employs just over 24 employees.  This firm is indicative of what our 8(a) Business Development program is all about.  Although still considerably small, this firm has shown its ability to manage contracts valued up to $3,000,000.  Mr. Turner is a service disable veteran and a federal government contractor.  His company provides service to this Nation by assisting the wounded soldiers and their families’ transition as smoothly as possible.  This company provides them with resources, guidance, and support systems that enable them with the highest level of independence.  The Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington DC, requested CCRG to assist them in providing market research assistance in an effort to develop upcoming national contracts for rehabilitation counseling services to our nation’s veterans.  The SBA, San Antonio District Office is proud to be a participant in this firm’s continued growth and development.  Congratulations to Mr. Calvin J. Turner and Capitol City Rehabilitation Group.

Calvin J. Turner, Inc. d/b/a Capitol City Rehabilitation Group is located at 248 Addie Roy Road, Suite B 105, Austin, Texas 78746.  For more information, visit their web site at or call (512) 328-2492.


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