Small Business Awards Announced
Two Deserving Businesses Win Chamber Awards
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the 2015-2016 Small Business Awards at its Annual Membership Meeting in June. The awards stem from nominations from both the Chamber membership and the general public.
To compete for the award, a nominee must have been nominated for a Golden Pineapple Award during the 2015-2016 term as well as submit a packet of information for outside review by the Small Business and Technology Development Center(SBTDC) at UNCW.
The 2015-2016 Small Business of the Year was awarded to Jonathon Peele and his incredible staff at Coastline Insurance & Associate of North Carolina. Selections were based on judging criteria for financial performance and business history, staff training and motivation, community involvement, customer service and economic impact. The company is currently celebrating six years of providing excellent service to the residents and businesses of the community. The company provides extensive training opportunities to staff and has direct community involvement at all levels of the organization. All team members are volunteers in organizations throughout the community and are truly committed to success.
Family Chiropractic Plus was awarded the Customer Service Award for their dedication to providing excellent customer service to all of their patients. Their focus is providing holistic nutrition and chiropractic care not only to relieve existing pain, but to help each patient achieve total health and wellness. The business and staff support the community with food drives, clothing and toy drives as well as through participation in the New Hope Clinic.
Small Business of the Year - Coastline Insurance & Associates of North Carolina(Photo courtesy The State Port Pilot) Josh Whitaker, Melissa Price, Britt Whitford & Jonathan Peele of Coastline Insurance & Associates of North Carolina with Ali Travis, 2015/2016 Chamber President
Small Business Customer Service of the Year Family Chiropractic Plus- Left to Right: (Photo courtesy The State Port Pilot) Brandi Carr & Dr. Joy McClenny of Family Chiropractic Plus with Ali Travis, 2015/2016 Chamber President
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