(WSYR-TV) — It’s long been said that the backbone of the American economy is small business owners. Well, it just so happens to be National Small Business Week. Robert Griffin shares some inspiring stories about Central New York businesses, including that of Michael Bower, this year’s veteran entrepreneur of the year.

During National Small Business Week, the Onondaga Community College Small Business Development Center is recognizing businesses across Central New York. Joining us is SBDC. Regional Director Bob Griffin and Certified Business Advisor Mark Pitonzo. They provide business advisement services to a 6-county region here in Central New York.

You can learn more at onondagasbdc.com.