On March 3 at the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, the National Association of Women Business Owners hosted the 2016 EPIC Awards, which are held annually to honor the Woman Business Owner of the Year. EPIC stands for Excellence as a woman business owner, Professional accomplishments during the past five years, Initiative and creativity in addressing major challenges in her business and Civic and community involvement. Stacie Grossfeld M.D. received the Small Business Owner of the Year Award.

Photos by BILL WINE