Business awards to be given this week

February 27, 2007

The finalists have been named for the eighth annual Washington County Business Awards, which will be held Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Dinner will be at Duffy's on Potomac restaurant, and the program will be at The Maryland Theatre.

Tickets cost $70.

The finalists are:

· At Your Service Award: Antietam National Battlefield, Hagerstown Community College and Susquehanna Bank.

· Entrepreneurial Award: Hagerstown Magazine, Power Marketing & Advertising Inc. and Premier Settlements.

· Innovation Award: Americom Government Services Inc., Apparatus Repair & Engineering and Volvo Powertrain North America.

· Made in Washington County Award: BJ's Custom Creations, Electromet Corporation and St. Lawrence Cement Corporation

· Technology Award: DatAchieve Digital, HBP Inc. and High Rock Interactive.

· Vision Award: The Bowman Group LLP, Mike Callas Stadium, and Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute.


· Work Force Development Award: ARC of Washington County, Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream Inc. and Hagerstown Business College.

Following the awards ceremony, Capitol Steps, a political satire troupe from Washington, D.C., will perform.

The Washington County Business Awards celebrate the best in local business. Nominations were gathered from hundreds of local businesses and individuals.

Tickets are available by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 301-739-2015, ext. 100.

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