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Chamber names 2017 award winners

The Austin Chamber of Commerce held its annual Winter Banquet and Awards Program on Thursday evening. Members of the Chamber of Commerce were honored at the event.

Hy-Vee was named Project of the Year Thursday night during the Winter Banquet. Store manager Dan Goshorn accepted the award. Jana Gray/jana.gray@austindailyherald.com

The Cedars of Austin was named the 2017 Large Business of the Year.

“We’re very proud,” said Cedars of Austin Executive Director Tom Knoepki. “It supports the fact we have a lot of wonderful people here doing great things and we have a great staff and residents. No doubt there are great businesses throughout the town, so it’s a great honor.”

Jon Engelhardt accepted the award of Small Business of the Year during the annual Winter Banquet and Awards program Thursday night. Jana Gray/jana.gray@austindailyherald.com

Medicap Pharmacy was named the 2017 Small Business of the Year.

“It means a whole lot to us,” said owner and pharmacist Jon Engelhardt. “We try to work hard at innovating in Austin and bring services that are not normally recognized at pharmacies. To be recognized for that validates what we’re doing.”

The Austin Hy-Vee was named the 2017 Project of the Year, while Lisa Reese was named the 2017 Chamber Ambassador of the Year.

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