October 16, 2016,

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND – September 29, 2016 – The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2016 Business Award Nominees. The following nominees will be celebrated and winners will be announced at the 2016 Severn Savings Bank Business Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 27th at the Loews Annapolis Hotel from 6:00-9:00 pm.

Advocate of the Year
South River Federation
Seeds 4 Success
Hank Libby/Carol Jacobsen Foundation
Firehouse Subs

Business Leader of the Year
Marie Crump, Datum Strategy
Stephen Reilly, Global Experiences
Victoria W. Bayless, Anne Arundel Health System
Bob Hammond, Hammond Wilson Architects

Small Business of the Year
Hammond Wilson Architects
Vin 909
Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake

Nonprofit of the Year
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Fish for a Cure
Maritime Museum
Seeds 4 Success

Don Riddle Corporate Citizenship
Frank Ferrgene & Michele Eichorn: Annapolis Cars
Fred Graul
Alan Hyatt, Severn Savings Bank

Green Business Award
Hannon Armstrong
Greenvest LLC

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will also present their Community Outreach Award and Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corporation will present its Developer of the Year Award.

In addition to the business awards, four esteemed business leaders will be inducted into the Business Hall of Fame at the October 27th event. Inductees are well-known, recognized and respected community business leaders who have made distinctive achievements in leading an Anne Arundel County business. Important considerations are those individuals who also made significant contributions to the community through service provided to charitable and non-profit organizations.

The 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees are: Scarlett Breeding, Fred Graul, Linda Greene and Larry Ulvila.

Tickets are now available. Please visit www.aaaccc.org to reserve your seats and get more information.

The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is a nonpartisan, consensus building business organization serving Anne Arundel County and the city of Annapolis for over 98 years. We seek a vibrant economy that provides opportunity for entrepreneurs, nurtures business growth and expansion, creates jobs for our citizens, promotes shared responsibility and fosters an exceptional quality of life for all who work and live in Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis. For more information, please visit us online at: www.annearundelchamber.org, or call 410-266-3960.

Media Contact
Name: Cathy Shaw
Title: AAACCC, Director, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 410-266-3960
Email address: cshaw@aaaccc.org