The Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce announced the names of 15 award finalists at their annual ChamberChoice Reception on Thursday, March 25. The 15 firms represent the top-ranked organizations in the Small Business of the Year, Business of the Year, Small Not-for-Profit of the Year, Not-for-Profit of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year categories. The event was sponsored and hosted by Wells Fargo Bank.
The ChamberChoice Awards program honors the vigorous entrepreneurial spirit and important contributions made by businesses in the Fargo Moorhead metropolitan area. Following, listed in alphabetical order by category, are the names of the 2010 ChamberChoice Award finalists:
Small Business of the Year
Absolute Marketing Group
DFC Consultants, Ltd.
Lillestol Research LLC
Business of the Year
D-S Beverages, Inc.
Fargo Jet Center, Inc.
Packet Digital LLC
Small Not-For-Profit of the Year
American Red Cross - Minn-Kota Chapter
Boy Scouts of America - Northern Lights Council
Not-For-Profit of the Year
Bethany Retirement Living
Eventide Senior Living Communities
Rape & Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead
Entrepreneur of the Year
Thomas E. Kenville
Robert Leslie Jr.
The ChamberChoice Award finalists were chosen from more than 90 firms nominated for the annual awards. Selections were made by a panel of independent judges from the Fargo Moorhead business community.
The award finalists remain in the competition to be named the winner within their category. These names will be announced at the ChamberChoice Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Fargo. The event is open to the public. Please call 218.233.1100 or visit FMChamber.com to