Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Announces SAGE Award Winners

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The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2016 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence), which honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winner of each award category was publicly announced at The Chamber Gala on Nov. 9 at The Theater at North.

More than 100 applications were received. A group of community leaders and professionals teamed up to review applications and select finalists. The Chamber is proud to honor businesses that are making valuable contributions to the region and contributing to our overall quality of life.  The winners, in each category, are:

BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • DePietro’s Pharmacy

BEST PRACTICES IN CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • NET Credit Union

BEST PRACTICES IN MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

  • NET Credit Union

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

  • EDM

HEALTHY WORKPLACE OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Allied Services

HOMETOWN STAR

  • Scranton Fringe Festival

NEW & EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

  • Terra Preta Restaurant

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

  • The Greater Scranton YMCA

PRIDE & PROGRESS: EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS

  • Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Goodwill at North Gerald T. Langan Apartments

PRIDE & PROGRESS: INTERIOR RENOVATIONS

  • Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Goodwill at North Gerald T. Langan Apartments

PRIDE & PROGRESS: NEW CONSTRUCTION

  • Marywood University: The Learning Commons

PRIDE & PROGRESS: PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Goodwill at North Gerald T. Langan Apartments

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

  • Lavelle Strategy Group

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

  • Lackawanna College

WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE

  • Mary Ann LaPorta, The Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

  • Ronald McDonald House of Scranton

About The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that works to improve the area’s economic environment and quality of life by providing programs and services which stimulate economic growth, promote business prosperity and nurture educational opportunities. For more information about the Chamber, visitwww.scrantonchamber.com.

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