Chamber names annual business award winners

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 28 August 2015 at 12:00 am

Hinspergers declared ‘Business of the Year’

MEDINA – A Medina company that makes pool covers and other durable plastic products has been named Business of the Year for 2015 by the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce.

Hinspergers Poly Industries employs about 60 people at 430 West Oak Orchard St. The Canada-based company opened a manufacturing site in Medina in 2002 and has steadily grown since then.

Hinspergers will be recognized during the Chamber’s annual awards banquet on Sept. 18 at Tillman’s Village Inn. The celebration goes from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The chamber will also honor the following:

Small Business of the Year: Erie Way Tree Farm of Holley.

New Business of the Year: 810 Meadworks of Medina.

Agricultural Business of the Year: Circle R Fruit Farm in Kent.

Phoenix Award: a lily and a sparrow in Medina.

Community Service Award: Barb Flow of Kendall.

Business Person of the Year: Lora Partyka of Kendall.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Waters of Medina.

The award program is open to the public. For more information, call the Chamber at (585) 589-7727.