Six local businesses received awards at the 104th annual Clintonville Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Thursday, Nov. 6.
Specialized Products Ltd was awarded the Large Business of the Year award. Scott Witt accepted the award on behalf of Specialized Products.
The Small Business of the Year award was given to Wanta’s Floral. Lori List accepted the award on behalf of Wanta’s Floral.
The Excellence in Innovation award was awarded to Cambridge Designs. Sara Mullens-Hornung accepted the award.
The award is awarded to the business that distinguishes itself from competition through: new technologies, superior customer service, and use of social media. The company also provides efficient and effective service, and has excellent working relationships within the business community.
Two businesses were awarded the Community Enhancement award — A&W Restaurant and Clintonville Tribune-Gazette.
Businesses given this award create a unique “experience” for community members and tourists, draw people to the community, provide a product or service that enhances the area, and significantly improves the image, character and social climate of the area.
Erica Hundertmark accepted the award on behalf of A&W Restaurant, while Dave Wood accepted the award on behalf of the Tribune-Gazette.
The Quality of Life award, which is awarded to non-profits, churches, service groups or civic organizations, was awarded to Clintonville Area Foundation.
The recipient of this award contributes to the community through community oriented projects, engages in civic and community activities that promote the community, its residents, and businesses, and contributes to the community through local efforts to improve the quality of life in Clintonville and its surrounding area.
Bob Van Asten accepted the award on behalf of the Clintonville Area Foundation.
New members who joined the chamber in 2014 were also recognized. They include: Orthopedic & Spine Therapy, A to Z Signs & Graphics, Walgreens, Wolf River Lawyers, and Loop Communications.