Small businesses saluted this week

(FOX19) - National Small Business Week is this week.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says every year since 1963, the president has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week that recognizes the contributions of America's entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The SBA said more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business. The SBA said small businesses create about two out of every three new jobs in the United States each year.

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