Sun Tan City's Rick Kueber Named as Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award

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Rick Kueber, the CEO/Co-Founder of Sun Tan City, was named as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award in South Central Ohio and Kentucky.

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When my brother and I founded Sun Tan City 10 years ago, I never thought I would have this distinguished honor. I am humbled and honored to be included among this list of great entrepreneurs

Rick Kueber, the CEO/Co-Founder of Sun Tan City, was named as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award in South Central Ohio and Kentucky.

An independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders selected Kueber, along with 17 other entrepreneurs. The winners will be revealed at a gala event on June 24th, 2010 at the Duke Energy Center.

Sun Tan City is the fastest growing privately owned tanning salon chain in the nation. "When my brother and I founded Sun Tan City 10 years ago, I never thought I would have this distinguished honor. I am humbled and honored to be included among this list of great entrepreneurs," said Kueber.

"Entrepreneurs contribute so much to our economy and the fabric of this nation," said Alan Greenwell, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for South Central Ohio and Kentucky. "These finalists help our region create jobs, while encouraging community growth, development and innovation. We are pleased to honor them."

All Sun Tan City salons feature state of the art tanning equipment. This includes Open Sun, the latest in High Pressure Tanning with noticeable color in just one visit as well as sunless spray tanning, VersaSpa, combining bronzing and healthy skin therapies with state-of-the-art comfort technologies.

ABOUT SUN TAN CITY®

Sun Tan City is the official tanning salon for the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacemates, Tennessee Titan Cheerleaders, Maine Red Claws, NHL Nashville Predator Liquid Ice Girls, University of Louisville Spirit Squad, University of Tennessee Cheerleaders, Louisville Bats Baseball and Lexington Legends Baseball. They are the nation's fastest growing chain of privately owned tanning salons, operating more than 120 premier salons in Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. In 2009, Sun Tan City was recognized as one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America by Inc. magazine. In 2010, they received the award for one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. The company was founded in 1999 by brothers David and Rick Kueber and is based in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. For more information on memberships, products and locations, visit Sun Tan City online.

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