Donuts and ice cream will be two of mid-Michigan’s representatives at the annual Michigan Celebrates Small Businesses Awards Gala on Tuesday.

Groovy Donuts of East Lansing and Williamston and RJ’s Metropolitan Ice Cream Co. of Jackson, are among 11 “Michigan Small Business Development Center best small businesses” recognized at the event.

The 11 businesses will receive their awards during livestream event at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

“It’s great to see these entrepreneurs get recognized for all the hard work and passion that goes into their businesses,” said J.D. Collins, CEO of the Michigan Small Business Development Center, in a press release.

“The Michigan SBDC’s mission is to help small businesses succeed, and this impressive list demonstrates the impact we aim to have with all our clients,” Collins said.

These Michigan small business are also being recognized by SBDC at the gala:

City Shield Security Services–Wayne County
Barney’s Bake House Bakery–Bay County
Eagle Link, LLC–Delta County
Freedom Counseling, LLC–Kalamazoo County
Groovy Donuts–Ingham County
Ludington Meat Company–Mason County
RJ’s Metropolitan Ice Cream Co.–Jackson County
Sand Bay Marina Sales, Service & Storage–Presque Isle County
Stafford’s Hospitality, Inc.–Emmet County
Thumb Roast Coffee–Sanilac County
Wood Shop Social–Isabella County