Each year for the last sixteen years the has had the pleasure of presenting the Business Enterprise Awards to two exceptional area businesses. These awards are universally recognized as being the most prestigious honor a business can receive in the greater Saline area market.
The Chamber’s mission with the Business Enterprise Awards is to recognize established, successful firms that have exhibited exemplary business practices and have an excellent reputation for service to the community. Community participation and peer recognition are also important components of the Business Enterprise Awards. Honorees are selected by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, with nominations taken from the entire Saline area community.
This year the award in the 21-or-more employees category goes to Iott Insurance Agency, Inc., owned by Brian Iott, Timothy Miller and Kurt Diver. The award recipient in the smaller category of 20-or-fewer employees is , owned by Doug Mervis and Jim Roland.
Past Business Enterprise Award recipients include The Cobblestone Rose, Kyocera Unimerco, Hartman Insurance Agency, Liebherr Saline, Spotted Dog Winery, LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Pineapple House, Phoenix Contractors Inc., Bemis Farms Preschool, JAC Products Inc., American Aqua Inc., Evangelical Home-Saline & Brecon Village, Carol’s Hallmark, Briarwood Ford, Pack & Mail Plus, Bridgewater Lumber Company, Quickprint Inc., Bank of Washtenaw, Rhoades Doehrer & Associates PLLC, Mac’s Acadian Seafood Shack, Aero Corporation, Visteon Corporation, Garry Deo O.D., The Saline Reporter, K & F Electric Company, Tom Mac's Photography, Saline Community Hospital, Saline Picture Frame Company, McNaughton & Gunn, Benny's Bakery, Busch's ValuLand, Saline Flowerland, and R&B Machine Tool Company.
The Chamber extends its hearty congratulations to Iott Insurance Agency, Inc. and Stonebridge Golf Club on their outstanding achievement. Recognition will also be given this year to Dianne Atwood, as she is honored with the Chamber’s Initiative Award for her work within the Saline business community. The public is invited to join us for the gala awards dinner to honor these businesses and individuals on Thursday, October 11th at Stonebridge Golf Club, 1825 Clubhouse Drive in Ann Arbor. The event is proudly sponsored by KeyBank. For reservations and further details on the 2012 Business Enterprise Awards, visit www.salinechamber.org or contact the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce at 734.429.4494.