Savannah DBA names Entrepreneur of the Year

By Don Logana - bio | email

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah's Downtown Business Association named their 2010 Entreprenuer of the Year.

The awards were presented at a luncheon Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This year's winners are the Harris family, owners of several businesses along River Street,  including the Shrimp Factory, Boar's Head, the River House, Kevin Berry's and the Pirate's House.

"We just feel blessed to be a part of the downtown community, the Savannah area and tourism business here," Philip Brannan told WTOC. "It's great to be a part of a tradition on River Street."

Philip and Charlene Brannan, members of the Harris family, accepted the Elizabeth Patterson award recognizing more than a decade of business success in downtown Savannah. The Shrimp Factory opened on River Street in 1977.

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