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Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Announces 2019 SAGE Award Finalists

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce recently announced the finalists for the 2019 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity and innovation. The winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Chamber Gala, held at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center.

Nearly 100 applications were received for this year’s awards and nearly 40 community leaders and professionals volunteered 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 finalists, in each category, are:

BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
• Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates
• Prudential Financial
• The Settlers Inn

BEST PRACTICES IN CUSTOMER SERVICE
• Center City Print
• Hilton Scranton & Conference Center
• Penn Foster

BEST PRACTICES IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
• Horizon Dental Care
• Posture Interactive
• Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
• CC Cleaning Services
• United Sports Academy
• Woodloch Resort

FASTEST GROWING COMPANY
• Bedrock Technology
• CaPAA of NEPA, LLC
• Posture Interactive
• We Talk Shirty

HOMETOWN STAR
• Lackawanna College, “Learning Life Skills”
• Marketplace at Steamtown, “Small Space, Big Dreams Contest”
• Scranton Fringe Festival, “Big Gay StorySlam”

NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
• CaPAA of NEPA, LLC
• Scholars in Training Preschool
• Space Time Mead & Cider Works

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
• Discovery MI Preschool
• Meals on Wheels Community Services of NEPA
• Scranton Fringe Festival

PRIDE AND PROGRESS: EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS
• Borough of Dunmore (Schautz Stadium)
• Outreach – Center for Community Resources
• The Wright Center for Community Health

PRIDE AND PROGRESS: INTERIOR RENOVATIONS
• Penn State Scranton
• The Wright Center for Community Health
• Tobyhanna Army Depot

PRIDE AND PROGRESS: NEW CONSTRUCTION
• AAA North Penn
• FNCB Bank

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
• Center City Print
• Horizon Dental Care
• Lavish Body & Home
• Thaxton Holistic Wellness Center

The recipient of each award will be announced at the Chamber Gala on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center. In addition, all award finalists can also win the People’s Choice Award, where the winner will be chosen by a community wide online vote, available on www.scrantonchamber.com from Monday, Oct. 14, through Friday, Oct. 18.