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2016 Ulster County Business Recognition Award Recipients Announced

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August 09, 2016
The 2016 Ulster County Business Recognition Award recipients are:

Business Person of the Year           Kevin Pitcock – Peak Trading Corporation

Business of the Year                       Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.        

Small Business of the Year             J & A Roofing
                    
Tourism Business of the Year          Kelder’s Farm

Commitment to the Community       Bruderhof

Len Cane Heart of Ulster County     Ed Ford - Historian
            
“The Chamber would like to congratulate the winners and to offer special thanks to those who provided the nominations and the independent panel for the final selections,” stated Ward Todd, President of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Todd further added that “these Best of Ulster County awards are peer-driven and an excellent way for the business community to recognize outstanding efforts.”

The awards will be presented on October 20, 2016 at The Chateau.

Additional information about the Chamber can be found at www.UlsterChamber.org.  The Chamber may also be contacted at 845-338-5100 or info@UlsterChamber.org.



The specific criteria for the awards is as follows:


Businessperson of the Year
This award recognizes an entrepreneur or businessperson who has achieved extraordinary accomplishments in business or shown dedication and commitment to furthering business in Ulster County.

Business of the Year
Any Ulster County business (50+ employees) that is recognized as a leader in its field and has demonstrated a commitment to its employees, customers, clients and to furthering business in Ulster County.

Small Business of the Year
Any small business in Ulster County (less than 50 employees) that is recognized as a leader in its field and has demonstrated a commitment to its employees, customers, clients and to furthering business in Ulster County.

Tourism or Hospitality Business of the Year
Tourism and hospitality is one of the largest segments of business in the Ulster County economy. This award recognizes the excellence and dedication of a business in this industry.

Commitment to the Community
This Award recognizes an outstanding not-for-profit organization that has improved the quality of life for the citizens of Ulster County.

 
Contact:
Ward Todd, President/CEO
ward@ulsterchamber.org, (845) 338-5100