Dunmore Groups Nominated for SAGE Awards

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2021 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence, which honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. 

Among the finalists from Dunmore are Fidelity Bank, FNCB Bank, DePietro’s Pharmacy, Dearly Departed Players at Dunmore Cemetery, and Space Time Mead & Cider Works.

The winners will be announced on Friday, March 19, at the Chamber Gala, a hybrid event held at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center and live via Zoom.

This year’s SAGE Awards have been enhanced to honor and recognize the innovation our local businesses employed due to COVID-19. In addition, the new IMPACT Award for 2021 iincludes three categories: Community Outreach, People and Culture, and Products and Services. 

Close to 100 applications were received for this year’s awards and nearly 40 community leaders and professionals volunteered to review applications and select finalists. The finalists, in each category, are: Best Practices in Community Involvement, Coal Creative, Scranton Area Community Foundation, Valhalla Veterans Services; Best Practices in Customer Service, Center City Print, Maternal and Family Health Services, Tech42 LLC.

Best Practices in Marketing and Communications,m Horizon Dental Care, Inspired Studio, Posture Interactive; Business of the Year, Benco Dental, Fidelity Bank, Horizon Dental Care; Hometown Star, Dearly Departed Players at Dunmore Cemetery, Scranton Memorial Park at Scranton High School; Food for All Campaign at The Settlers Inn.

Impact: Community Outreach, Center City Print, DePietro’s Pharmacy, FNCB Bank; Impact: People and Culture, DePietro’s Pharmacy, Golden Technologies, Penn Foster, Impact: Products and Services, DePietro’s Pharmacy, Hemotology & Oncology Associates of NEPA, Woodloch Resort.

New and Emerging Business of the Year: Birdhouse Outdoor, Scholars in Training Preschool, Space Time Mead & Cider Works;  Non-Profit Organization of the Year, Camp Freedom, Inc., Keystone Mission, Maternal & Family Health Services; Small Business of the Year, Center City Print, PennWood Financial Group, United Sports Academy.

In addition, all award finalists can also win the People’s Choice Award, where the winner will be chosen by a community wide online vote, available on www.scrantonchamber.com from Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 5.

Dunmore Based Businesses Take Home SAGE Awards

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Businesses based in Dunmore were among the winners of the 2019 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence) announced publicly by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce at its Chamber Gala at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center. The awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. 

The Borough of Dunmore won the Pride and Progress: Exterior Renovations award for the renovation of Schautz Stadium; Penn State Scranton won the Pride and Progress: Interior Renovations award, and FNCB Bank tied with AAA North Penn for the Pride and Progress: New Construction award.

United Sports Academy took home the People’s Choice Award.

More than 100 applications were received. A group of volunteer community leaders and professionals teamed up to review applications and select finalists. The Chamber is proud to honor businesses that are making valuable contributions to the region and contributing to our overall quality of life.  

The other winners, in each category, are: Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates, Best Practices in Community Involvement; Penn Foster, Best Practices in Customer Service; Posture Interactive, Best Practices in Marketing and Communications; Woodloch Resort, Business of the Year; Bedrock Technology, Fastest Growing Company.

Also, Scranton Fringe Festival “Big Gay StorySlam,” Hometown Star; CaPAA of NEPA, LLC, New and Emerging Business of the Year; Discovery MI Preschool, Non-Profit Organization of the Year, and Lavish Body and Home, Small Business of the Year.

 

Dunmore Organizations Dubbed Sage Award Nominees

sageThe Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce recently announced the finalists for the 2019 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity and innovation. The winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Chamber Gala, held at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center.

Among the Dunmore nominees are Borough of Dunmore for Schautz Stadium in the Pride and Progress: Exterior Renovations category; FNCB Bank in the Pride and Progress: New Construction category, and Penn State Scranton in the Pride and Progress: Interior Renovations category.

Space Time Mead & Cider Works, located on South Blakely Street in Dunmore, is in the running for New and Emerging Business of the Year. United Sports Academy is nominated for Business of the Year.

Nearly 100 applications were received for this year’s awards and nearly 40 community leaders and professionals volunteered to review applications and select finalists. The Chamber is proud to honor businesses that are making valuable contributions to the region and contributing to our overall quality of life. 

The finalists, in each category, are:

Best Practices in Community Involvement

  • Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates
  • Prudential Financial
  • The Settlers Inn

Best Practices in Customer Service

  • Center City Print
  • Hilton Scranton & Conference Center
  • Penn Foster

Best Practices in Marketing & Communications

  • Horizon Dental Care
  • Posture Interactive
  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders

Business of the Year

  • CC Cleaning Services
  • United Sports Academy
  • Woodloch Resort

Fastest Growing Company

  • Bedrock Technology
  • CaPAA of NEPA, LLC
  • Posture Interactive
  • We Talk Shirty

Hometown Star

  • Lackawanna College “Learning Life Skills”
  • Marketplace at Steamtown “Small Space, Big Dreams Contest”
  • and Scranton Fringe Festival “Big Gay StorySlam”

New and Emerging Business of the Year

  • CaPAA of NEPA, LLC
  • Scholars in Training Preschool
  • Space Time Mead & Cider Works

Non-Profit Organization of the Year

  • Discovery MI Preschool
  • Meals on Wheels Community Services of NEPA
  • Scranton Fringe Festival

Pride and Progress: Exterior Renovation

  • Borough of Dunmore for Schautz Stadium
  • Outreach-Center for Community Resources
  • The Wright Center for Community Health

Pride and Progress: Interior Renovations

  • Penn State Scranton
  • The Wright Center for Community Health
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot

Pride and Progress: New Construction

  • FNCB Bank
  • AAA North Penn

Small Business of the Year

  • Center City Print
  • Horizon Dental Care
  • Lavish Body & Home
  • Thaxton Holistic Wellness Center