Fort Collins Chamber names small businesses of the year

FORT COLLINS — The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced winners of its 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards.

The awards, which recognize small businesses for their outstanding workplace culture, employee relations and community contributions, were handed out at the Chamber’s Celebrating Small Business Awards & Breakfast at the Fort Collins Marriott.

Winning the New Kid on the Block award for businesses in operation for less than three years was 970 Services, which provides roofing, restoration and carpet cleaning services.

Accounting, consulting and financial services firm Eger CPA Co. won the small category for companies with between one and 10 employees.

In the medium category (11-50 employees), custom homebuilder Frameworks took the honor.

And beer distributor High Country Beverage won in the large category (51-200 employees).

“Small businesses represent the entrepreneurial and community-centered culture that help our city thrive,” Chamber president David May said in a release. “It is with great pleasure that we honor these top businesses and say thank you for their dedication to the community.”

FORT COLLINS — The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced winners of its 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards.

The awards, which recognize small businesses for their outstanding workplace culture, employee relations and community contributions, were handed out at the Chamber’s Celebrating Small Business Awards & Breakfast at the Fort Collins Marriott.

Winning the New Kid on the Block award for businesses in operation for less than three years was 970 Services, which provides roofing, restoration and carpet cleaning services.

Accounting, consulting and financial services firm Eger CPA Co. won the small category for companies with between one and 10 employees.

In the medium category (11-50 employees), custom homebuilder Frameworks took the honor.

And beer distributor High Country Beverage won in the large category (51-200 employees).

“Small businesses represent the entrepreneurial and community-centered culture that help our city thrive,” Chamber president David May said in a release. “It is with great pleasure that we honor these top businesses and say thank you for their dedication to the community.”