Chamber Business Awards for 2013
We have winners!
The winners of the Chamber Business Awards for 2013 were announced at our Chamber luncheon on January 8 ~
Business of the Year
/ Killy’s Smokehouse Deli
(pictured left: Roger “Pat” Killworth and Cindy Boyd, with Chamber Board President Wendy Smith)
A thriving deli, catering, and quality grocery business. A company that, under extremely competitive conditions, has transformed its business model to better serve their customers, grow revenues, and remain not only relevant but remarkable.
Business Person of the Year
of Kennon Products
& Kennon Sign Shop
(pictured left: Ron Kensey, with Wendy Smith)
Has created innovative and unique business ventures, serving a global market but based right here in Sheridan; contributor to many community causes (including leadership of the WYO Theater capital campaign and being a key supporter of the Sheridan Senior Center). Creation of his sign shop’s Capacity to Care program to help nonprofits while sustaining employment for his own people during down times.
Strength of Sheridan
(pictured left: Dick Hammer, Jr., with Wendy Smith)
Supporters of the community over several generations of Hammer family (the business is now in its 77th year), through donations, sponsorships and community leadership. Also, over the years, the ability to endure and overcome economic hardships in a fiercely competitive industry.
Spirit of Sheridan
Powder River Heating
& Air Conditioning
(pictured left: Ken Thorpe, with Wendy Smith)
Very early supporter of The Food Group, support that continues today in multiple ways – serving on The Food Group’s board, providing storage facilities, and providing the space to prepare the weekly food packs, as well as giving countless volunteer hours to the effort.
The Chamber was pleased to have so many nominations for these awards … from peers, friends, and even competitors. This community has many, many exemplary businesses and business people! Congratulations to all nominees and winners for 2013!
(photos courtesy of Justin Wolffing)
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