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.