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2023 Business Excellence Awards hosted by Post 6

Friday, June 16, 2023 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM) (EDT)


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Join us at American Legion: Chapel Hill Post No. 6 as we celebrate the very best in business on Friday, June 16th. At a celebratory luncheon ceremony The Chamber will honor 21 exceptional businesses and 3 community leaders for their achievements in the greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro business community.

Since 2015, The Chamber has presented 10 businesses and business leaders with special bee sculptures at the Business Excellence Awards. Click here to see award winners from previous years!


Black Business Alliance Businessperson of the Year
Creighton Blackwell, Coastal Credit Union

Businesswoman of the Year
Presented by: The Downsizers  The Consignors  Shuttle Movers
Ellen Shannon, Triangle Media Partners

Young Professional of the Year
Presented by: Trinsic Residential Group
Alex Brandwein, Brandwein’s Bagels


New Business of the Year
Presented by: Town of Chapel Hill Economic Development
Exquisite Experience Venue
Momo’s Master
Sandhill’s Medical Staffing

Micro Enterprise Business of the Year
Presented By: Adkin CPA, PLLC
The Builder’s Agency
My Muses Card Shop
Olmaz Jewelers

Mid-Size Business of the Year
Presented by: Pinnacle Financial Partners
Goldfish Swim School
J. Hoffman Studio Design Build
Joel I. Levy, CPA, PLLC

Large Business of the Year
Presented by: PHE, Inc
Chapel Hill Tire
Gonzalez Painters and Contractors
Jersey Mike’s Subs

Non-Profit of the Year
Presented by: Brooks Pierce Law Firm
South Orange Rescue Squad

Community Impact Award
Presented by: Congruence Counseling Group
B3 Coffee
Extraordinary Ventures
Grubb Properties

Innovation Award
Presented by: Fidelity Investments
Habitat for Humanity
Kate’s Korner Learning Center
Leigh Brain & Spine

Thank you to our Major Investors!

About Post 6

Only 10 minutes from downtown Chapel Hill and featuring a modern design and tucked away on 123 acres of beautiful meadows, Post 6 is the perfect place to host your wedding or event—from corporate trainings to a 210 person reception!

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$45 Single Ticket

American Legion: Chapel Hill Post No. 6
3700 NC-54
Chapel Hill, 27516
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McKenzie Steagall
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Friday, June 16, 2023 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM) (EDT)
Registration Opens: 11:30 a.m. Lunch & Program: Noon - 1:30 p.m. Reception: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
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