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Chamber Announces 2017 Business Excellence Awards Finalists

Chamber ANNOUNCES 2017 Business excellence awards finalists
Chapel Hill, NC – As the Tar Heels get ready for the Final Four, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announces the finalists for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs).  The finalists have been chosen from more than 50 nominations by a selection committee of local business and community leaders from diverse industries and experiences. The winners will be recognized at the awards ceremony, 6:30-9 p.m., Friday, May 19.  
The finalists for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards are:
Micro-Enterprise Business of the Year presented by Coastal Credit Union

  • AndiSites Inc.


  • Triangle Acupuncture Clinic

Mid-Size Business of the Year

  • Bold Construction

  • Coleman Huntoon & Brown

  • Green Beagle Lodge

  • Sofia's Boutique

Large Business of the Year

  • Kalisher          

  • Performance Automall

  • TSI Healthcare

University Born Business of the Year

  • MedServe

  • Musical Empowerment

  • PHE, Inc.

New Business of the Year

  • The Baxter

  • Morinaga America Foods

  • YouthWorx on Main

Non-Profit of the Year

  • Extraordinary Ventures

  • Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

  • Inter-Faith Council for Social Service

Innovation Award

  • Musical Empowerment

  • RelyMD

  • University Place

Community Impact Award

  • Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

  • SKJAJA Fund

  • Strowd Roses, Inc.

Business Woman of the Year

  • Jan Bolick

  • Pam Herndon

  • Barbara Jessie-Black

CHYP Young Professional of the Year

  • Alex Mayfield

  • Antonio McBroom

  • Bret Oliverio

The Business Excellence Awards are sponsored by Wells Fargo, Europa Center, Coastal Credit Union, Gates Management & Realty/Interiors by Vickie McDaniel, Al’s Burger Shack, The Pocket PhD, and WCHL and
Tickets to the BEAs include a cocktail reception, award ceremony, transportation and entry to the after-party at The Strowd. For tickets or more information, visit or contact Chela Tu at (919) 357-9990.
For photos of the 2016 Business Excellence Awards, visit the Chamber’s Flickr account at  and please credit Donn Young.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization serving the greater Chapel Hill, NC community.  The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its more than 1,200 members and helps create a sustainable community where they can thrive.