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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

Small Business award nominees named

VW independent/submitted information

The Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominations for its 10th annual Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon.

Those nominated, and their categories, are as follows:

  • Spirit of Entrepreneurship – Tim Slusher, Lynn Whitaker, Century Trading, The BachWell, M & M RV Electronics, Northwest Ohio Welch Trophy, and Dan Gordon Enterprises.
  • Ag Business – Mercer Landmark, Stoller Farms, Scott Equity Exchange, Advanced Grain Systems, and Heritage Farm Equipment.
  • VW Chamber logo 3-19-10Charitable Non-Profit – Elks Lodge 1197, Pregnancy Life Center, Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio, The Marsh Foundation, and the Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation.
  • Service Industry Showcase – More Insurance Service, Leland Smith Insurance Services, Wallace Plumbing and Underground, Stahl Stoller Meyer Insurance Center, Trevor Webster/Edward Jones, and Tisha Fast/State Farm Insurance.
  • Retail Champion – Laudick’s Jewelry, Guaranteed Auto, BHS Gun Shop, Humble Bumble, MOD Boutique, and Van Wert Lumber.
  • Palate Pleaser – Wild Willy’s, Gibson’s Barnyard BBQ, Ohio City Express, Flour Loves Sugar, Truly D’vine and Collins Fine Foods.
  • Manufacturing Excellence – KAM Manufacturing, Teem Wholesale, Wannemacher Packaging, and Kennedy Manufacturing.

The winners in each category will be announced at the Salute to Small Business Luncheon, to be held at noon Friday, November 13, at Willow Bend Country Club, 579 Hospital Drive in Van Wert. Reservations can be made by calling the Chamber office at 419.238.4390 by Tuesday, November 10.

POSTED: 10/31/15 at 8:06 am. FILED UNDER: News