Business after hours

Lisa Karstetter and Gigi Lowry accepted the Business of the Year Award on behalf of Microsoft.

The Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out awards at the business after hours event to those in the community who are making the biggest impacts in the community.

This month’s Business After Hours was hosted by Trinity Gardens Lavender Farm on June 17.

This year the Chamber handed out four awards: volunteer of the year, teacher of the year, lifetime achievement award and business of the year.

The recipients of those awards are the following:

Volunteer of the Year: Tom Snyder – Accepted by Harriet Weber.

Teacher of the Year: Quincy School District- Accepted by John Boyd and Chris Stark.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Debra Adams & Tom Parrish of Windermere Real Estate.

Business of the Year: Microsoft Data Center – Accepted by Lisa Karstetter and Gigi Lowry.

Each recipient or acceptor of the award gave a small speech.

After the awards were handed out, attendees were able to help themselves to food provided by Colockum Ridge Cafe. Drinks were provided by Ancient Lakes Wine Company.

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