The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber of Commerce named its annual small enterprise, restaurant and volunteer of the 12 months at a luncheon held on Could 11.
“All of our finalists and winners over time have been important to the success of Sandy Springs in a number of methods,” mentioned Patty Conway, who has headed it since its begin in 2009. “We’re so really fortunate to reside, work and play in a metropolis the place the residents and the companies are so supportive of one another and the group as an entire.”
· D. Geller & Sons Jewellery received the Small Enterprise of the Yr distinction.
· Simply Love Espresso Café was named the Restaurant of the Yr.
· Jeannie DiLuzio was honored because the chamber’s Volunteer of the Yr.
“I don’t suppose Sandy Springs could be the group it’s, if not for the volunteers that work in so many various areas at so many various nonprofits, colleges, different organizations in our metropolis,” Conway mentioned.
After the finalists have been introduced and the awards handed out, keynote speaker Lynne Zappone stepped the enterprise homeowners and managers via methods to achieve success leaders, rising their firm and their staff.
“As we speak we’re speaking about enterprise, the best way to lead a profitable enterprise, whether or not it’s a small enterprise, otherwise you’re half of a bigger group,” she mentioned.
She provided suggestions and instruments to assist them achieve success in operating their companies.
“However I additionally need to focus at the moment on additionally how do you lead the workforce? How do you carry out one of the best within the folks which can be working with you? It is extremely essential as a result of they’re typically interacting along with your shoppers along with your prospects,” Zappone mentioned.
Finalists within the chamber’s Enterprise Awards Luncheon included:
Small Enterprise of the Yr:
- D Geller & Son (winner)
- Sweet Johnson, Meredith Naggar
- Jori Kasher with State Farm
- Shoebox Tax Prep
Restaurant of the Yr:
- Simply Love Espresso Café (winner)
- Metropolis Barbeque
- Battle & Brew
Volunteer of the Yr:
- Matt LaMarsh
- Cathy Sneider
- Jeannie DiLuzio (winner)