Over 500 people attended the 2012 Annual Business Awards/Owensboro Has It event at the Hines Center Thursday morning.

The crowd was treated to over 40 businesses who came out to show Chamber members  what their business is all about. Many handed out promotional items and invited folks to enter to win various door prizes.

The big prize for attending was a $1500 radio advertising package presented in part by TownSquare Media. (That's 1490 WOMI and our Sister Station 92.5 WBKR). The winner of the package was Theresa Thomas general manager of the Hines Center.

It was a special morning for those nominated for the various awards including

Small Business of the Year (less than 10 employees) Nominees:

Digital Docs

On Time fab Inc.

Studio Slant

Upright Communications

Westerfield Electric.

The winner was On Time Fab Inc. owned by Ray Middleton.

Small Business of the Year (11+ employees) Nominees included:

Home Instead Senior Care

The Livingston Group

Owensboro Winnelson

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline

Entrepreneur of the Year nominees were:

Cherri Lolley - CherriCare and Beautiful You

Craig O'Bryan - Craig O'Bryan Graphics

John Fentress - Greener Owensboro Recycling

Jason Tanner - Owensboro Parent Magazine

Winner: John Fentrress of Greener Owensboro Recycling 


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