Chamber announces Excellence Award winners

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce announces the recipients of its 2016 Excellence Awards.

Winners were:

? Small Business of the Year: JDog Junk Removal & Hauling.

? Business of the Year: Fidelity Investments.

? Business Leader of the Year: Eric Brand, P&L Landscaping.

? Volunteer of the Year: Pete Giacapuzzi, Merrimack Crimeline.

Each year, the chamber presents Excellence Awards to recognize businesses and individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence and commitment to the chamber and the community. Winners were recognized at the 52nd annual Excellence Awards on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Event Center at the Marriott Courtyard in Nashua.

The Excellence Awards are sponsored by Enterprise Bank, BAE Systems, Eversource, Merrimack Medical Center and Holiday Inn Express.

In addition to the awards ceremony, the event featured networking and a silent auction that funds the chamber’s scholarship program. The chamber’s scholarship fund has provided more than $40,000 in scholarships since 2004.

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Submitted by Merrimack Chamber of Commerce