The recipients in each of the categories in the Tullamore and District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are as follows:
Emerging New Business
Nakid – Sharon Leavy
Stratus Healthcare Pharmacy
Employee of the Year
Bernard Dalton – ATSR
Best Customer Service Experience
Sherry FitzGerald Lewis Hamill
Best Wesbite/ Social Media
Offaly Tourism Award [open to all county Offaly]
Lough Boora Parklands
Small SME 10+ Employees
Small SME 1-10 employees
Best Licensed Premises
Old Harbour Bar
Best Dining Experience
Best Professional Service
Kenny Lyons Associates
Dochas – Offaly Cancer Support Group
Business Person of the Year
Stephen O’Connor, D & S Hardware
In her address, Chamber President, Anne Starling thanked those who had organised the awards including sub-committee chairman John Leavy and members Michael Tobin, Karen Flanagan, Noel McCann and office staff, Aoife Wyer and Pat Mahon.
She also thanked the judging panel, the Master of Ceremonies, Karen Flanagan and Michael Tobin, the event’s main sponsors AIB and other sponsors Mor Gin, Leavy’s Centra, Dunnes Stores, The Bridge House Hotel and hosts, the Tullamore Court Hotel.
Paul Maloney, Manager, AIB, Tullamore said the vibrant and active Chamber was a reflection of the business community in Tullamore.
Stressing his firm was delighted to be associated with the awards, Mr Maloney congratulated all the nominees.
“The quality of entrants reflects very well on the business life of Tullamore,” stressed Mr Maloney.