Release Date: March 9, 2020

Friends Interpreting Services, LLC has been named a 2020 WV Woman-Owned Small Business Winner (District Level) by WV Small Business Administration, who helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses.

The SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.

We are so proud of this WV SBA recognition for our dedication to the success of our small business. Thank you to our wonderful community for supporting us over the years and for helping us to achieve this distinction. This would not have been possible without you.

The SBA West Virginia District Office announces their 2020 state district office winners who will be honored during an invite only awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont.

On behalf of Friends Interpreting Services, LLC, I would like to thank you for your continued support and patronage. Friends Interpreting Services, LLC is committed to enriching our community, and we look forward many successful years ahead.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps power the American dream of business ownership. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit


Alice Ann Friends, CEO/Owner
Friends Interpreting Services, LLC