The Back Mountain Chamber celebrated 10 noteworthy businesses and individuals on Tuesday, March 3 at Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University. The award winners were chosen through community votes collected earlier in the year. The Annual Membership Meeting was also held at that time. The slate of officers was presented and a vote held to approve the chamber’s 2020 Board of Directors.

Guests enjoyed cocktails and h’ors devours and visited the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery before entering the theater for the Board of Directors membership vote and awards presentation. The evening concluded at Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall for dinner, drinks and dessert.

The 2020 Back Mountain Chamber Annual Awards honorees included:

Business of the Year: Pulverman

Entrepreneur of the Year: John Halbing

Volunteer of the Year: Amanda Faneck

Pride of Place: Newberry Estate

New and Emerging Business of the Year: Little Lenny’s Cheesecake Bakery

Above and Beyond Customer Service: AMP Global Strategies

Young Professional Under 40: Kevin Yurko and Bill Dease

Community Champion: Fidelity Bank

Non-Profit of the Year: The Lands at Hillside Farms

Sponsors of the event included: ENX2 Marketing (major sponsor), Metz Culinary Management, Novro Studios, Big Top Rentals, Summit Pointe Builders and Darren Elias Photography.

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