Chamber announces business awards at annual celebration event

January 21, 2023 | 12:09 am

Updated January 21, 2023 | 12:39 am

The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce recognized nearly two dozen businesses and individuals at their annual awards celebration event Friday night.

Awards were as follows:

Emerging Business of the Year
Gramps Coffee and Donuts

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Red Wing Shoes

Business of the Year (11-49 Employees)
Fastek Services, LLC

Business of the Year (50-249 Employees)
Independence Bank

Business of the Year (250+ Employees)
Big Rivers Electric Corporation

Nonprofit of the Year (Fine Arts)
RiverPark Center

Nonprofit of the Year (Human Services)
Diocese of Owensboro Catholic Charities

Education and Workforce Development Organization of the Year
Puzzle Pieces – Employment Opportunities

Manufacturer of the Year
Domtar Owensboro Converting and Distribution

Rick Kamuf Agri-Business of the Year
Mack Estes Farms

Bill Young Community Leadership Award
Bill and Susie Tyler

Legacy Award
Keith Lawrence 

Chamber Ambassador of the Year
Justin Merrit

Director of the Year
Bart Darrell and Brian Wright

Chamber Young Professionals Member of the Year
Keith Cottoner

Leadership Owensboro Class of 2022 Member of the Year
Blaine Mathew

Chamber Member of the Year
Young Foundation

Minority Business Leader of the Year
Allyson Sanders

January 21, 2023 | 12:09 am

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