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2021 Small Business Award Winners

The Findlay•Hancock County area is proud of its Small Businesses and those that lead them. In recognition of these courageous and inspiring individuals and their companies, the Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce was honored to present the 2021  Small Business Awards at the 58th Annual Small Business Awards ceremony on October 13, 2021, at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.

The following is a list of small business and community awards that were distributed:

Small Business of the Year
Presented to: DNC Hydraulics
Sponsored by: Premier Bank

Small Business Person of the Year
Presented to: Josh Elchert – Heavenly Pizza
Sponsored by: University of Findlay

Emerging Business of the Year
Presented to: Omni Feed & Supply
Sponsored by: State Bank

Nonprofit Leader of the Year
Presented to: Stacy Shaw – Children’s Mentoring Connection
Sponsored by: The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation

Professional of the Year
Presented to: Irvin Reinhart – RCM Architects
Sponsored by: Old Fort Bank

“Our Spirit Shows” Hospitality Award
Presented to: The Baker’s Café
Sponsored by: Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Agriculture Enterprise Champion of the Year
Presented to: Metzger’s Farm Market
Sponsored by: Citizens National Bank

Diverse Small Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Power Up Fitness & Nutrition
Sponsored by: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Do Good! Award
Presented to: Chuck Bills – Ohio Logistics
Sponsored by: City Apparel

Go Local Small Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Findlay ReStore – Habitat for Humanity
Sponsored by: First National Bank

Small Business Manufacturing Excellence
Presented to: PaperTech Pressed Paperboard Technologies
Sponsored by: The Companies of Tall Timbers Industrial Park

Presented to: Gwen Kuenzli
Sponsored by: Huntington Bank

Manufacturing & Distribution Leadership Impact Award
Presented to: Margaret Graham – Whirlpool
Sponsored by: Gilmore Jasion Mahler

Downtown Champion of the Year
Presented to: Findlay Brewing Company
Sponsored by: Fifth Third Bank

Family-Owned Small Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Legacy Marble & Granite
Sponsored by: Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio

Customer Service Champion of the Year
Presented to: Miller’s Meat Market & Catering
Sponsored by: Trust Company Family Offices

Women in Business Champion of the Year
Presented to: Details Auto Spa
Sponsored by: WFIN-WKXA-106.3 The Fox Radio

Special thanks to Aaron Osborne Video Services, UFTV, Kan Du Studios, Sink’s Flower Shop, Millstream Career Center, Findlay String Factor, Flag City Furniture & Bedding, Tony’s Restaurant,

The Baking Company & Bread Kneads, and the Family Resource Center 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.


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