BEW Founders, Cedric and Kira Cheree Cobb received a Proclamation for Black Entrepreneurship Week from Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly at the Topeka Capitol on Friday, July 28. 2023. BEW will be observed moving forward the first week in August. (L-R; Cedric Cobb, Kira Cheree Cobb, James McConico, II, Gov. Laura Kelly, Dr. Latoria Chinn, Erik Pederson, Donnetta Watson, and Jenn Laird).

Missouri Senators, Barbara Anne Washington and Steve Roberts issued a joint proclamation on behalf of the Missouri Senate proclaiming August 1-5th as Black Entrepreneurship Week.