CBICC Names Award Winners at Gala

STATE COLLEGE – During the CBICC Awards Gala presented by SPE Federal Credit Union, on March 4, the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County announced the 2009 CBICC Award Recipients. The awards process began in October 2009 with award nominations from CBICC members. Then in January, ballots were cast electronically as the CBICC membership voted for the finalists in seven of the nine award categories. The following are the recipients of each award category:


2009 Community Service Award
sponsored by Centre County Community Foundation

  • Steve Greer, The WHM Group


2009 Corporate Philanthropy Award
– sponsored by Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc.

  • One on One, Fitness Consultants Inc.


2009 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award
– sponsored by Minitab, Inc.

  • Otto’s Pub & Brewery

2009 Outstanding CBICC Volunteer of the Year Award – sponsored by the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County

  • Tom Kearney, Allegheny Power Co.


2009 Outstanding Technology Company of the Year Award
– sponsored by Sound Technology, Inc.

  • NanoHorizons, Inc.


2009 CBICC Ambassador of the Year Award

  • Colleen Williams, ValPak of Lion Country


2009 Quality of Life Award
– sponsored by Mount Nittany Medical Center

  • Centre County United Way


2009 CBICC Spirit Award
– sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank

  • Paul Tobin, Doty & Hench


2009 Small Business of the Year Award
– sponsored by First National Bank

  • South Hills School of Business & Technology

The CBICC would like to thank the following generous sponsors: SPE Federal Credit Union, Shaner, PennTerra Engineering, The Centre County Community Foundation, Mount Nittany Medical Center, First National Bank, Minitab, Northwest Savings Bank, Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc., Sound Technology, Graphics & Design, Advanced Color Graphics, Fulton Bank, Kish Bank, M&T Bank, Piezo Resonance Innovations, Inc., The WHM Group, and The Pennsylvania State University.

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