Winners of Henderson’s 16th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards announced

All recipients honored during Nov. 19 event at Green Valley Ranch

Henderson Chamber president-CEO Scott MuelrathHENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the City of Henderson’s Economic Development/Redevelopment Division held Henderson’s 16th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino.

The awards program recognizes businesses that have impacted the growth of the city in a variety of ways. The following won in their categories:

CITY OF HENDERSON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARDS
*Presented by Barbra Coffee, director of economic development and redevelopment for the City of Henderson Economic Development Department

Economic Development Project of the Year Award
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospital

Expansion Project of the Year Award
Galleria at Sunset

Redevelopment Project of the Year Award
Cadence

Private Sector Person of the Year Award
John Ramous, senior vice president, regional manager, Las Vegas, Harsch Investment Properties

O’Callaghan Public Sector Person of the Year Award
City of Henderson Development Services Center

“Economic development is the backbone of any healthy, growing city,” Coffee said. “We appreciate these winners and the many other businesses that are vested – and have invested – in Henderson. Their efforts are what make our city great.”

HENDERSON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS
Presented by Scott Muelrath, president/CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce

All in the Family Award
Design Builders

Business on the RISE Award
Dg Realty

Customer Service Award
Success City Online

Green Award, presented by Republic Services 
Presented by Steve Orrico of Republic Services
Blue Heron

Innovation Award
The Juice Standard

Outstanding Community Service Award
Crazy Pita

Outstanding Nonprofit Award
HopeLink of Southern Nevada

Noble Award (presented by Laird Noble Sanders)
Alex Raffi of Imagine Communications

Ambassador of the Year Award
Kevin and Laura Fairchild of Storage West

Board Member of the Year Award
Chris Larsen of PGAL, LLC

“Our goal with these awards is to highlight both the big and the small businesses that are making a significant impact on the Henderson community,” said Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. “Economic development is critically important to our success as a community, and the work these individuals and businesses are doing is not going unnoticed.”

Alex Raffi of Imagine Communications Barbra Coffee of City of Henderson Economic Development Division Cheryl Persinger of Cadence City of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen Curt Fickeisen of Galleria at Sunset Henderson City Councilwoman Debra March Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder Joe DiRaffaele - DG Realty John Ramous, senior vice president, regional manager, Las Vegas, Harsch Investment Properties Karen Kyger - HopeLink Kevin and Laura Fairchild of Storage West Mehdi Zarhloul - Crazy Pita Michelle Romero - City of Henderson Mo Jadid - City of Henderson Develpment Services Center Randy Donald - Design Builders Teressa Conley, - St. Rose Dominican Hospital Tim Brooks of Emerald Island Casino, chair of HCC Tyler Jones - Blue Heron

Henderson Chamber members nominated local businesses for the awards, and a committee chose three finalists in each category that were voted on by the membership as well as the general public.

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses.

For more information, call the Henderson Chamber of Commerce at 702-565-8951 or visit hendersonchamber.com.

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