SAGE Award Winners Announced

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2017 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence), which honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winner of each award category was publicly announced at The Chamber Gala on Nov. 2 at The Theater at North.

More than 100 applications were received. A group of 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 winners, in each category, are:

Best Practices in Community Involvement

  • MetLife

Best Practices in Customer Service

  • Kane Is Able, Inc.

Best Practices in Marketing & Communications

  • Penn Foster Career School

Business of the Year

  • Quandel Construction Group

Excellence in Leadership

  • Quandel Construction Group

Hometown Star

  • Terra Preta Restaurant: “Global Tastes of Scranton”

New & Emerging Business of the Year

  • AOS Metals

Non-Profit Organization of the Year

  • The Ronald McDonald House of Scranton

 Pride & Progress: Exterior Renovations

  • NET Credit Union

Pride & Progress: Interior Renovations

  • Constantino’s Catering & Events, Inc.

Pride & Progress: Public/Private Partnership

  • The Palumbo Group

Small Business of the Year

  • Terra Preta Restaurant

Woman of Excellence

  • Lindsay Barrasse, Voyager Video

People’s Choice Award

  • The Ronald McDonald House of Scranton