Chamber of Commerce announces annual award winners

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 September 2023 at 9:25 pm

Art Hill Excavating named Business of the Year

Photo by Tom Rivers: Jennifer Hill-Young is shown with her father Art Hill during a celebration on Nov. 11, 2017 at the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Company. They threw a party to celebration 40 years of Art Hill Excavating. Mr. Hill passed away on Jan. 26 at age 78 after suffering a fall in Florida. His daughter continues to run the business.

The Orleans County Chamber of Commerce has announced its annual award winners. They will be honored on Oct. 19 at the White Birch Country Club in Lyndonville. It will be the Chamber’s 25th annual awards dinner.

The winners for 2023 include:

Business of the Year – Art Hill Excavating

Lifetime Achievement Award – Mark Tillman

Phoenix Award – The Webber Hotel

New Business of the Year – The Grove 1848 Bistro & Bar

Community Service Award – Mary Lou Tuohey

Agricultural Business of the Year – Orleans Poverty Hill Farms

Businessperson of the Year – Dan Klips

Small Business of the Year – Sourced Market & Eatery

Hidden Gem – The Downtown Browsery

For more information on the Chamber of Commerce, click here.