Lake George RV Park was named Large Business of the Year and Moving Made EZ LLC was honored as Small Business of the year among the awards handed out at the Adirondack Business Council’s Business of the Year Awards on June 14 at Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury.
The business council is a program of the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce. Five other businesses received awards at the annual breakfast.
The event was attended by more than 180 people. Guests were welcomed by Tori Riley, who was in her second day as ARCC president and CEO.
Large Business of the Year is given in recognition of established business with 51 or more employees. Lake George RV Park is in its 50th anniversary year.
Steven M. Sutton Small Business of the Year is given in recognition of established business with 2-50 employees. Moving Made EZ LLC in Glens Falls handles all manner of moving services, including residential, commercial, industrial and more.
In the selection process, members of the Adirondack Business Council conducted in-depth interviews with each nominee about their professional achievements and contributions to the community.
Other awards this year were presented to:
â€¢ Parks Heritage Federal Credit Union, Professional Business of the Year.
â€¢ Adirondack Wellness Group, Rookie Business of the Year.
â€¢ Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co., Healthy Workplace Award.
â€¢ The Blackburn Gallery, Independent Business of the Year.
â€¢ Double H Ranch, Nonprofit Business of the Year.
Nominees were also honored at the awards breakfast with framed certificates recognizing their achievement. Nominees in the various categories were:
Steven M. Sutton Small Business of the Year: Adirondack Technical Solutions, SheetLabels.com, StoredTech, Combs Automotive, PrimeLink, Steve’s Place, Streamlined Graphics and Trampoline Advertising and Design.
Rookie Business of the Year, in recognition of business in existence for 3 years or less with 2-50 employees: Common Roots Brewing Co., Innova Physical Therapy, Downtown Barber Co. and Spruce Hospitality.
Independent Business of the Year, in recognition of individually owned and operated business with no employees, and not supported or backed by a corporation or franchise: Bruno’s Janitorial and Prenda Forensics LLC.
Professional Business of the Year, in recognition of established licensed professionals with 2-50 employees: BJS Artworks/Saunders Gallery of Fine Art and Southern Adirondack Realtors Inc.
Nonprofit Business of the Year, in recognition of a nonprofit whose organization mission is reflective of community needs and has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the community’s quality of life: Adirondack Theatre Festival, Crandall Public Library, Family Service Association of Glens Falls, Fort Edward Historical Association, Lake George Music Festival, Moreau Community Center, Warren County SPCA and Wiawaka Holiday House.
The breakfast was sponsored by Adirondack Trust Co., Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls National Bank & Trust, Mannix Marketing, Adirondack Technical Solutions, Berkshire Bank, NBT Bank, the Post Star and Whittemore, Dowen & Ricciardelli.