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Pittsburg Area Chamber Present Awards at Annual Banquet

Mark Werner, Spirit of PittsburgThe chamber held its 2015 Annual Banquet before a sold out crowd at Memorial Auditorium on May 21. The following awards were presented at the event:

Spirit of Pittsburg – Mark Werner
Small Business of the Year – The Finishing Touch
Employer of the Year – Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center
Educator of the Year – Mandy Arck, George Nettels Elementary
Outstanding Chamber Volunteer of the Year – Jeff Wilbert, City of Pittsburg
BEA Bill Coleman Business Partner of the Year - Family Resource Center

BEA Jerry Lindberg Volunteer of the Year – Destry Brown, USD  250 BEA Koeta Bryant Education Partner of the Year – Larry Dunekak, Pittsburg High School
(BEA = Business Education Alliance)

Finalists for the Small Business of the Year Award were The Finishing Touch, Laura’s Fitness & Beauty, and Roto Rooter Sewer.

The finalists for the Educator of the Year Award were Mandy Arck from George Nettels Elementary, Tim Vesco from Frank Layden Elementary, and Lynette Wescott from  Pittsburg Community Middle School.

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists!

Small Business of the Year Award Finalists Announced

The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce and BKD, LLP have announced the finalists for the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award. Based upon evidence of successful operations, as well as significant contributions to the community, the following businesses have been recognized as finalists for the award:

The Finishing Touch
Laura’s Fitness & Beauty
Roto Rooter Sewer

“These finalists exemplify what it means to be a successful small business,” said Devin Gorman, Pittsburg Area Chamber vice president of operations. “They are highly visible, active businesses in our community, and each one is deserving of this distinction.”

The finalists were selected by a nomination review committee, and over the next week the committee will conduct interviews with each of the finalists. The winner of the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award will be announced at the chamber’s Annual Banquet on May 21.

Affordable Care Act Compliance - What You Need to Know

If you own or manage a small business, whether you have one employee or ninety-nine, compliance with the Affordable Care Act is necessary.  Do you know what actions are needed to be compliant, and do you have correct offerings in place so that your business isn't penalized?  Please visit our ACA Information page to access information provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

 


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