Commercial Savings Bank was an award sponsor during the 48th annual Small Business Awards presented by the Findlay*Hancock County Chamber of Commerce. The awards luncheon took place on October 13, 2011 at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Under the direction of Dionne Neubauer, Director of the Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, over 250 business professionals were in attendance. Chris Oaks, of WFIN, served as the event emcee.
The following is a list of both small business and community awards that were distributed. Please take a moment to congratulate these individuals and organizations on a job well done!:
-Small Business Awards-
Family Owned Small Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: The Feasel Group
Sponsored by: CompManagement Inc. (CMI) &
CompManagement Health Systems (CHS)
Small Business Exporter of the Year
Presented to: Rowmark, LLC
Sponsored by: The Companies of Tall Timbers Industrial Park
Women in Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Pam Hamlin, Trends! On Main
Sponsored by: WFIN-WKXA-106.3 The Fox Radio
Diversity Small Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Ming's Great Wall West, Inc.
Sponsored by: Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Presented to: Jim Steffen, Jim's Hot Dogs
Sponsored by: First Federal Bank
Small Business Person of the Year
Presented to: John Bauer, Outlaw Innovation, Inc.
Sponsored by: The University of Findlay
Small Business of the Year
Presented to: Reineke Ford Lincoln, Inc.
Sponsored by: Six Disciplines Northwest Ohio
Agriculture Enterprise Champion of the Year
Presented to: Hancock County Fairgrounds, lead by Dave Thomas
Sponsored by: Citizens National Bank
Downtown Champion of the Year
Presented to: The Wine Merchant
Sponsored by: Fifth Third Bank
Professional of the Year
Presented to: RCM Architects
Sponsored by: Commercial Savings Bank
Small Business Manufacturing Excellence
Presented to: Rowmark, LLC
Sponsored by: PRO-TEC Coating Co.
Presented to: Mary Beth Hammond, Fifth Third Bank
Sponsored by: Huntington Bank
Distinguished Leadership Award
Presented to: Rod Walton, First Federal Bank
Sponsored by: Hancock Leadership Alumni Association
Dennis Russell "Our Spirit Shows" Award
Presented to: Dave Thomas & The Hancock County Fair Board of Directors
Sponsored by: Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Community Partner Award
Presented to: Brian Elder, Domino's Pizza
Sponsored by: United Way of Hancock County
Blanchard Valley Industries S.T.A.R. Awards
Presented to: Best Buy Distribution Center and Kennedy Printing
Special thanks also goes to JOBsolutions, The Union Bank Company, Sink's Flowers, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Kan Du Studios, The Bistro on Main, JYokam Advertising and KC Allen Film & Video for their support of the event. For more information about this, or any other Chamber of Commerce programs, call 419-422-3313 or visit FindlayHancockChamber.com.