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Nominations are officially open for the 2016 Washington County Business Awards! Mark your calendars for February 24th, as we announce the big winners! 

Thank you for all of your nominations! We'll be contacting several community businesses that were generously suggested in the upcoming months. Nominations are now officially closed!




The Washington County Business Awards Committee, the staff here at the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Washington County Department of Business Development would like to congratulate the winners of the 16th Annual Washington County Business Awards.

At Your Service:
Awarded to a Washington County retail or service business for undertaking actions that generates customer loyalty and satisfaction. 
SUSQUEHANNA BANK
 
Going Green Award:
Awarded to a Washington County business that integrates environmentally friendly operating practices and procedures.
VOLVO GROUP TRUCKS

Large Business of the Year Award (50+ employees):
Awarded to a Washington County business that has demonstrated any or all of the following: product or service quality, job creation, innovation, strong community involvement, high standard in business practice, commitment to Washington County and the community.
ANTIETAM CABLE TELEVISION

Leading Edge Award:
Awarded to a Washington County business that leverages technology to advance their organization. This may be an innovative use of an existing technology, a new invention offered for sale, or creating or developing a significant advancement that serves as an inspiration for future progress.
KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

Non-Profit Award:
Recognizes and honors a 501c3 organization with a Washington County based Board of Directors that provides exemplary services and/or programs. The recipient receives an unrestricted grant of $1,000, made possible by the Community Foundation of Washington County, Maryland.
HEAL OF WASHINGTON COUNTY


Small Business of the Year Award (below 50 employees):
Awarded to a Washington County business that has demonstrated any or all of the following: product or service quality, job creation, innovation, strong community involvement, high standard in business practice, commitment to Washington County and the community.
RUFF FITNESS

Washington Co. Business Person of the Year:
Awarded to a Washington County business person who, during the last year, has demonstrated excellence in business, enhanced the image of the business community and/or has provided superior service to business and the community as a whole.
TERI LEITER (LEITER'S FINE CATERING)



About the Washington County Department of Business Development

The Washington County Department of Business Development (DBD) is a County department that provides assistance to new and expanding businesses throughout Hagerstown and Washington County, Maryland. The DBD interacts with a vast network of public, private and nonprofit organizations to address the business needs of the community, as well as attract new companies to the County.

Visit www.hagerstownedc.org for more information
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