Recipients Named for the 2016 Business of the Year & Farmers Market Vendor of the Year

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Watertown, NY– The Greater Watertown – North Country Chamber of Commerce announces the recipients for the 2016 Business of the Year Awards and Farmers Market Vendor of the Year as the following:

Jade Stone Engineering, PLLC- Emerging Business Award

North Country Family Health Center- Large Business Non-Profit Award 

Resolution Center of Jefferson and Lewis Counties- Small Business Non-Profit Award 

Key Bank, NA- Large Business For-Profit Award

Bowers & Company CPAs, PLLC- Small Business For-Profit Award

The Business of the Year Award is presented to an organization able to demonstrate outstanding leadership and vision, successful performance, and substantial growth, and able to serve as an inspiration to other businesses.  The award is designed to recognize and reward a Jefferson County business or agency that has invested in the region by creating economic success in the Greater Watertown area.  Awards are given in the following categories: Emerging Business, Non-Profit/Not-for-Profit 50 or fewer employees, Non-Profit/Not-for-Profit more than 50 employees, For Profit 50 or fewer employees, and For Profit more than 50 employees.

The Vendor of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding Vendor for his/her work and accomplishments related to the GWNC Farm and Craft Market.

The awards will be presented at the Business of the Year Awards Luncheon at The Elks Lodge #496, Watertown, on Thursday, March 23, at 11:30am. To register, please contact the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce at 315.788.4400, online at, or email Stephanie Mason at

The Business of the Year luncheon is sponsored by M&T Bank and RBC Wealth Management. The awards are custom made and donated by Timeless Frames, Décor and Expressions. 

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