June 08, 2004

Media Advisory – Business Plan Winners

Carbondale businessman and "angel investor" Peter Gregory, state and Southern Illinois University Carbondale officials will hold a news conference on Friday, June 10, to announce the winners of the third annual Southern Angels Business Plan Contest.

Reporters and photographers are welcome to cover the announcement, which will include the distribution of up to $40,000 in prize money. In addition, angel investors may make as much as $250,000 in equity financing available to the grand prize winner and several finalists.

The news conference will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the conference room in SIUC's Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, 150 E. Pleasant Hill Road, Carbondale.