The Logan County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the Annual Stars in Business, Night of Recognition on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport. The Chamber takes this opportunity to highlight local business leaders and volunteers that positively impact the community.
This year there are three additional award categories. The eight awards and recipients are:
Logan County Richard Rupp Leadership Award. Tammy Nicholl- Mental Health, Drug, & Alcohol services Board of Logan & Champaign Counties
The Richard J. Rupp award is given to an individual who has made a significant impact in Logan County with his/her outstanding leadership skills. In addition, they are recognized for their commitment, vision and dedication to our community.
To quote Mr. Rupp, “Great communities like ours don’t happen. It takes a magic combination of people, plans and projects as well as the timely use of all our natural and financial resources.
Logan County Integrity in Business Award. Green Hills Community- Mike Ray
This Integrity in Business Awards is presented to a business that is recognized for providing outstanding customer service. Their commitment to Logan County and delivery of quality products and services has embedded them in to the fabric of our community.
Logan County Entrepreneur of the Year. Ryan Kauffman- Hickory Medical Direct Primary Care
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award is given to an individual who has made a significant investment and impact on Economic Development in Logan County. Their innovation and ability to manage provides products, services and employment opportunities to the county and is vital to the growth of our community.
Logan County Not for Profit of the Year. The Holland Theatre- Kris Swisher & Chris Westhoff
The Non-Profit Organization of the Year is given to an agency that shows dedication to improving lives and strengthening our community. This is shown through utilizing volunteers and local resources to demonstrate the generosity of our community.
NEW- Logan County Emerging Business of the Year. Powerbuilt Material Handling Solutions, LLC-
Rick and Nate Hauck
The Emerging Business of the Year is presented to a business that established its transition from a start-up to an emerging business by documenting increased sales volume and or operational profitability, introduction of unique or innovative products or services and job creation/retention of employees. This business must demonstrate community involvement and/or civic contributions.
NEW- Logan County Small Business of the Year. Brewfontaine – Adam Rammel, Brian Wall and Jeramy Fitzpatrick
The Small Business of the Year is presented to a Logan County business that may be independently owned Franchise or owned by multiple persons; the business must be financially strong and profitable and can show a history of grown. This business principal must have demonstrated community involvement and the number of employees must range from 1 to 150.
NEW- Young Professional of the Year. Brittany Saxton- 600 Downtown
The Young Professional Award is presented to an applicant between 20 and 40 years of age and must have a minimum of 3 years professional experience within their current field. This individual has devoted time to improving the quality of life of others through civic and community service and is actively developing leadership skills and demonstrating growth towards future goals.
Logan County Max Evans Tourism Award. Pam Miller- Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
The Max Evans Tourism Award is given to an individual who is recognized as someone who has made a positive impact and contribution to tourism throughout Logan County. This individual believes in Logan County’s natural beauty and numerous visitor attractions. Their continued promotion of our community makes this a wonderful place to live, work and play.
RSVPs needed by September 29th for the Annual Dinner and Award Recognition. Please call 937-599-5121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce.