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GGH Inc. celebrates Business Recognition Awards at annual Leaders Banquet

If you missed the banquet, here’s a short review of those recognized.  Here’s a link to a YouTube video of the winners with an explanation in their own words of who and what their business is and why they are a part of the Grays Harbor County business community:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHXWmlDPwS8  “GGHI Business Recognition Award and Leaders Banquet 2013.”

Included in the celebration activities was a newly established award honoring a long time supporter of Grays Harbor’s employment and businesses.  The “John Loyle Award Spirit of the Community” award was presented to Linda Loyle and family in honor of John’s selfless dedication to the Grays Harbor community.  Another award that was given for the first time was the “Ambassador of the Year Award”.  Angie West of Express Employment Professionals to recognize her outstanding contributions to our county and the businesses that call Grays Harbor home.

  The banquet was attended by over 200 members of the business community of Grays Harbor.  Along with the celebration of the Business Recognition Awards, the attendees had the opportunity to raise funds for the GGHI (Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.) Education Fund that supports career, technical education and entrepreneurial activities and allows local schools to compete in the application process for the award of the $6,340 raised at the banquet through the raffle and auction.  This was the biggest amount ever raised for the Education Fund. 



Synopsis of Winners and Finalists:

Category                      Winner                                                                 Finalist

Non-profit                    Grays Harbor Community College             Coast Harvest

New Business            Wishkah River Distillery                                 Flowers by Pollen

Small Business           Dunsire Printers                                               Techline

Large Business          Five Star Dealerships                                      Levee Lumber

Greater Grays Harbor Inc. hosts 122nd annual Leaders Banquet and Business Recognition Awards

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will hold its 122nd annual Leaders Banquet and Business Recognition Awards at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino. This dinner and awards presentation recognizes success and excellence in the Harbor’s business community, and this year’s theme is “Grays Harbor Business: Hidden Treasure. ”

This year they are honoring Rich Hartman’s Five Star Dealerships as the winner in the Large Business category; the finalist is Levee Lumber. In the Small Business category, Sandy Dunsire, Dunsire Printers is the winner; the finalist is Techline. Wishkah River Distillery is their winner in the New Business category, and Flowers by Pollen is the finalist. And for their Non-Profit category, the winner is Grays Harbor College, Ranked 15th highest-rated community college in the country, and the finalist is Coastal Harvest.

The Leaders Banquet will begin with the Pre-Party at 6 p.m. and dinner and the program will start at 7 p.m on Friday, Oct. 141 at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino. Tickets are $45 per person.

For more information, or to reserve a seat or table, call 532-1924 or email.