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EDA and Chamber Announce 2017 Business Excellence: Business Appreciation Award Winners

8 June 2017 News


On June 7, the Front Royal Economic Development Authority and the Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2017 Business Excellence: Business Appreciation Awards.

Vetbuilders.com was awarded $500 to help with the renovation of their new space at 130 A East Main Street. Vetbuilders.com is a full remodeling and service company. Queen Consulting and Technologies LLC, was awarded $750 to help build a training program. And, The Vine & Leaf was awarded $1,000 for new kitchen equipment, chairs and tables. In addition, the Chamber is awarding one free membership and free promotional mailings to the winners.

The award program was designed in 2011 in observance of Virginia’s Business Appreciation Month. There are three cash grants that are made to local small businesses showing excellence in business practices and contributing to the community in some way.

Small business owners or operators of businesses that are licensed in the Town of Front Royal or Warren County are eligible, and will have completed an online application at EDA’s website. Small businesses are those with less than 500 employees (as defined by the Commonwealth of Virginia).

A panel comprised of EDA staff and board members and President of the Chamber judged the applications. In the seven years has been making awards, Business Excellence grants totaling $13,800.


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