Stored Procedure with Like

I have an SQL 2000 Stored procedure (see below) that is supposed to return all customernames that begin with ???.
CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[sp_CustomerName_Like]
       @CustomerName nvarchar(50)

                CustomerName LIKE '%'  + @CustomerName + '%'

I send in from a class the @Customername from VB 6

@CustomerName = "joh"

 strSQL = "sp_CustomerName_Like (" & mstrCustomerNameLike & ")"

And then I execute strSQL

I keep getting Incorrect syntax new 'joh'

What am I doing wrong?

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Hi Sheritlw:
>  strSQL = "sp_CustomerName_Like (" & mstrCustomerNameLike & ")"
 strSQL = "sp_CustomerName_Like ('" & mstrCustomerNameLike & "')"

Enclosing the parameter in single quotes


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> @CustomerName = "joh"
Should that not be mstrCustomerNameLike = "joh"

SheritlwAuthor Commented:
Hi Dabas,

Thank you, I can't believe I forgot the ' ' at the begining and end of the string.  

Thanks again,
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