ANCHOR Awards

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).

Past ANCHOR Award Recipients

2009

CupitSigns.com, LLC – Rookie

Cumbest Realty, Inc. – Small Business

Delta Sanitation – Small Business 2

 

2010

Computer Works – Rookie

United Way for Jackson & George Counties– Non Profit

Mississippi Export Railroad – Small Business

Navigator Credit Union – Small Business 2

 

2011

Tom’s Extreme Pizzeria – Rookie

Bacot McCarty Foundation – Non-Profit

Gulf Sales & Supply, Inc. – Small Business

Singing River Electric Power Association – Small Business 2

 

2012

Pin-Up Spa & Boutique – Rookie

Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence – Non-Profit

Scranton’s Restaurant & Catering – Small Business

Fred’s Super Dollar & Pharmacy – Small Business 2

 

2013

Brenda H. Simkins State Farm Agency — Rookie

The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education —Non-Profit

Piltz, Williams, LaRosa & Company — Small Business

Orion Engineering, Inc.— Small Business 2

 

2014

Brass Hanger Cleaners – Small Business

Singing River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center – Small Business 2

Wealth CAPS – Rookie

American Red Cross South Mississippi Chapter – Non-Profit

 

2015

Turf Masters Lawn Care, Inc. – Small Business

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC – Small Business 2

Hilton Garden Inn of Pascagoula – Rookie

Rotary Club of Pascagoula – Non-Profit

 

2016

Rainbow Spring Water, Inc. – Small Business

Merchants & Marine Bank – Small Business 2

Gourmet Gurl, LLC – Rookie

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Inc. – Non-Profit

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