by Andrea Palmer
The WAIT House was awarded Nonprofit Business of the Year at the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce 29th annual Business of the Year awards event on June 6 place at Hiland Country Club in Queensbury.
The WAIT House provides support services and emergency shelter to Warren and Washington counties’ homeless youth in transition. Executive Director Margaret DeVries accepted the award.
Ianniello Anderson PC, a law firm in Glens Falls. Attorney Daniel Wade, Esq., accepted the award.
Sheetlabels.com was awarded Independent Business of the Year. Sheetlabels.com is a custom label printer located in Queensbury. President and CEO Adam Gray accepted the award.
Adirondack Salt Cave was awarded Rookie Business of the Year. Adirondack Salt Cave is a holistic healing center with a salt cave and various massage therapy services. Owner and state-licensed massage therapist Dana Russell accepted the award.
The Queensbury Hotel won the Legacy Award. The historic 1920’s hotel is located in Glens Falls. Owner Ed Moore accepted the award.
Other nominees for Nonprofit Business of the Year were the Adirondack Theater Festival, AIM Services, Inc., Mediation Matters, Family YMCA of Glens Falls, American Association of University Women, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks, Lake George Land Conservancy and Cool Insuring Arena.
Other nominees for Small Business of the Year were Homestead Funding, Better than New Painting, Seeley Office Systems, PrimeLending and the Adirondack Thunder.
Also nominted for Independent Business of the year was The Yellow Note
Nominees for Rookie Business of the Year were Bolton Landing Brewing Company, Rachel’s Cafe & Spice Co. and Sawyer Family Chiropractic. The other nominee for the Legacy Award was KEENA Staffing.
The nominees were interviewed, reviewed and voted upon by the 2019 Adirondack Business Council Members. The Council was comprised of Russ Antonacci of TD Bank, Jennifer Bliss of The Queensbury Hotel, Deanna Derway of Washington County LDC, Marisa Joseph of Fidelis, Mary Longley of the Glens Falls Business Journal, Rolly Merrill of GTM Payroll and Deb Rowell of CWI, Inc. Tricia Rogers acted as ARCC liason.
by Andrea Palmer