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Sam's Club teamed up with the national non-profit group, SCORE, to provide assistance to small businesses.

They've awarded $1,000 checks to Demus Specialty Foods in Worthington and West Virginia Fruit and Berry in Bridgeport.

Both businesses were ecstatic to receive the award.

Owner of West Virginia Fruit and Berry, Becky Titchenal, wasn't expecting the award.

"I was really surprised to get the award, but I was also excited that we were getting national recognition for the first time," Titchenal said.

She added that she plans to use the money to improve their mail order system.

Owner of Demus Specialty Foods, Joseph Demus, also already knows what he will use the money for.

"It's fantastic. I mean, $1,000 will help, you know, bring a little more marketing aspect to the business and help us through the year," Demus said.