2016 Chamber Business Awards
Each year, the Chamber presents Awards of Excellence to Members in six categories. These awards go to Member businesses, organizations, and individuals that are impacting Sheridan County in tremendous ways. A nominating task force keeps their eyes out all year for excellence, and then YOU, the membership, get to vote on the WINNER! Please take a moment to read over the categories, the nominees, then
Key Service Award
This award honors a Chamber member non-profit organization that has made a significant impact in Sheridan County: a non-profit that serves with enthusiasm and dedication, addressing needs in the community and aligning the vision of its organization for maximum effectiveness.
2016 Key Service Award Nominees:
Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters
Center for a Vital Community
The Food Group
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation
Strength of Sheridan
This award honors a Chamber member business or organization that has a long and distinguished tenure in the community (20+ years): an organization that demonstrates consistent service, continually invests in the community, and demonstrates sustained quality performance.
2016 Strength of Sheridan Nominees:
Alpine Climate Control
Harker Mellinger CPA’s
Spirit of Sheridan
This award honors a business or individual who volunteers countless hours for the betterment of the Chamber and Sheridan County: demonstrates vision, ambition, and drive to serve the community and the mission of the Chamber, understanding a community thrives when those in it invest and contribute to its success.
2016 Spirit of Sheridan Award Nominees
Chamber Award of Excellence: Small Business (under 25 full-time employees)
This award honors a Chamber member small business that serves the Sheridan area with excellence: a business that maintains consistent growth and strong performance, understands its customer, has an engaged workforce with effective leadership, and is continually innovating to support future growth. This business not only invests in its continued success, but also invests its resources in the success of the community.
2016 Small Business Award Nominees
Barn in Big Horn, LLC
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital
The Paint Post
Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
Chamber Award of Excellence: Large Business (25 or more full-time employees)
This award honors a Chamber member large business that serves the Sheridan area with excellence: a business that maintains consistent growth and strong performance, understands its customer, has an engaged workforce with effective leadership, and is continually innovating to support future growth. This business not only invests in its continued success, but also invests its resources in the success of the community.
2016 Large Business Award Nominees
Cloud Peak Energy – Spring Creek Mine
Cowboy State Bank
First Federal Bank & Trust
Business Person of the Year
This award honors a Chamber member business person who shows outstanding business acumen and strong leadership in business and community efforts. This person is a champion for economic development, constantly strives to exceed customer expectations, delivers industry leading standards of service and quality, and exhibits innovation in business development.
2016 Business Person of the Year Nominees:
Patrick Akers, Qdoba
Nadine Gale, AlphaGraphics
Pam Gable, Twisted Hearts
Kon Ho In, Star Liqour/Tasting Library
PJ Treide, Bighorn Design Studio