2 area businesses get awards

Two local businesses have received awards from Southeast Indiana Small Business Development Center in recognition of customer service and high quality merchandise and services.

Eric Kimmel of Furniture & Things at 1661 N. State St., North Vernon, recently received the Thriving Small Business Award and Jeff Goldman of Lead Supply Co. at Ninth & Washington streets in Columbus, received the Outstanding New Business  Award.

Furniture & Things offers high quality furniture and full-service furniture repair and recycling.

Lead Supply assists businesses with digital advertising to market products and services effectively.