Honoring Small Businesses and Non-Profits

Congratulations to the 2016 ANCHOR Awards Recipients!

The ANCHOR Awards honor, reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding small businesses that are members of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. The nomination period will be during the summer with the awards ceremony in August.

The award categories fall under Rookie Business of the Year Award (company that has been in business for more than one year but less than three years and has fewer than 200 employees), Small Business of the Year Category 1 (company has 50 or fewer employees), Small Business of the Year Award Category 2 (company has 51 to 200 employees) and Non-Profit/Charitable Organization (an entity with IRS Section ‘501(c)(3)’ status).

Award recipients for 2016 were the following:

Rainbow Spring Water, Inc. (Small Business Category 1)
Merchants & Marine Bank (Small Business Category 2)
Gourmet Gurl, LLC (Rookie Business)
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Inc. (Non-Profit).

2016 ANCHOR Awards Sponsors