GR Chamber Announces 2013 Epic Awards Finalists

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Seventeen area businesses and individuals will be vying for six awards at the fourth annual EPIC Awards, an event hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce.

The EPIC Awards (which stands for Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative, and Collaborative) recognizes businesses and individuals that support the community, demonstrate growth, are innovative, and have worked with others as mentors and collaborators.

Finalists in all award categories are:

Small Business of the Year

  • Baker Holtz
  • The Charter Group
  • i3 Business Solutions, LLC

Woman-Owned Business of the Year

  • Micro Visions, Inc.
  • Symplicity Communications, Inc.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Minority-Owned Business of the Year

  • Tolman's Wholesale Meats
  • Jim Roberts Enterprises, LLC

Excellence in Business

  • Cascade Engineering, Inc.
  • Elzinga & Volkers, Inc.
  • Kent District Library

Non-Profit of the Year

  • Kid's Food Basket
  • Heart of West Michigan United Way
  • Habitat for Humanity of Kent County

Award recipients will be revealed at the EPIC Awards event to be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The dinner celebration will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets cost $60 for those employed by Chamber member companies and $85 for future members. A corporate table of ten may be purchased for $750. 

Sponsorship opportunities for this signature business recognition event are available; contact Mark Allen at [email protected] or 616-771-0348 for more details.

Visit www.grandrapids.org/epic-awards for more event information and registration.

Source: Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

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