2016 Business of the Year Awards

The Beaver County Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Meeting & Business of the Year Awards on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at The Timberhouse at Rolling Acres, Inc.   This year’s event welcomed over 150 attendees.  The Chamber Board of Directors offered a Year In Review, reflecting on the progress of the Chamber over the past year, including an update on their Strategic Plan and a review of the 2015 financials.

The Chamber presented seven different awards during the evening.  These awards are an opportunity to recognize businesses and organizations in Beaver County for their success and commitment to the Chamber and surrounding community.  “We are honored to recognize these outstanding organizations as part of our growing Chamber family. They truly represent the heart and soul of what our business and non-profit community has to offer in making our region such a wonderful place to work and raise a family. We appreciate all that they do and why they do it.”

The 2016 Business of the Year Award Winners are:

Large Not for Profit –

Heritage Valley Health System

Beaver, PA


Small Not for Profit –

The Franklin Center of Beaver County

Aliquippa, PA


Large For Profit –

Larson Design Group

Beaver, PA


Small For Profit –

Hutch & Home, LLC

Beaver Falls, PA


Manufacturer of the Year –

Q-Cast, Inc.

Rochester, PA


This year two new awards were presented.  The Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Citizenship Award were presented to two deserving individuals.

Entrepreneur of the Year-

Jessica Shoemaker, Beaver Bagel Co.

Bridgewater, PA


Citizenship Award – Diane Dornenburg


The Chamber wishes to congratulate all of the award recipients.   With over 540 members in the Beaver County Chamber, the selection process is never easy.  These awardees have shown an overwhelming dedication to the Chamber, as well as to the communities they serve.  For more information on the Chamber and the Business of the Year Awards, please visit www.bcchamber.com.