Two Louisburg businesses named top in metro

LOUISBURG — For the first time in Miami County history, two Louisburg businesses have been named as recipients of a Kansas City metro area business award.

Thinking Bigger Business Media recently announced that Thirsty Coconut and Meridian Business Services, both located in Louisburg, were among the winners of the 17th annual “25 Under 25” awards.

The awards are presented to 25 local businesses with fewer than 25 employees. An independent panel of judges consisting of area business leaders chose the winning companies. Nearly 1,500 nominations were submitted.

When the list was released, it was big news for Louisburg and Miami County as the two local companies were on it.

“The nomination process for that award is not easy,” said Janet McRae, Miami County economic development director. “To have one local business considered, let alone two, reflects…..

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