The Harford Award, presented by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, recognizes and honors six businesses or organizations each year that manifest a strong commitment to the Harford County business community. Recipients of this distinguished honor are chosen through a nomination process focused on business growth, increased employment, service to the community, unique and creative business strategies, technology innovation, support of public and private education, and a drive to enhance Harford County’s business climate.
2016 Harford Award Recipients
Entrepreneur – Altus Engineering
Service – BSC America (Bel Air Auto Auction)
R&D/Technology/Manufacturing & Distribution – Chesapeake Testing
Retail – Freedom Federal Credit Union
Non-Profit – Kaufman Cancer Center
Tourism/Hospitality – Ladew Topiary Gardens
If your business/organization or a business/organization you know meets the criteria of a Harford Award recipient, download the application below. Deadline for applications is April 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Please return all applications to 108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air, MD 21014 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Retail – Jones Junction
Service – Beacon Staffing Alternatives, Inc.
Non-Profit – Harford Family House
R&D/Technology/Manufacturing/Distribution – Leidos
Hospitality/Tourism – Safe Harbors Travel Group, Inc.
Rising Star – Abingdon Family Dentistry
Entrepreneur: Ecotone, Inc.
Retail: Harman’s Farm Market
Main Street: The Laurrapin Grille
Service: It’s Pay Day!
R&D Technology: Raytheon
Non-Profit: Boys & Girls Club of Harford County
Economic Enhancement Award: House of Cards
Retail- Looney’s Pub North
Service- The Kelly Group
Non-Profit- Arrow Child & Family Ministries
R&D/Technology- STG, Inc.
Main Street- Flowers by Lucy
Entreprenuer- Flavor Cupcakery
Retail- Saxons Diamond Centers
Service- Vandiver Inn
Main Street – NVS Salon & Spa
Entrepreneur- Veteran Compost
Retail – Johnson Family Pharmacy
Service – Celebree Learning Centers
Industry – Northeastern Supply
Non-Profit – Y of Central Maryland
Technology – Bowhead
Retail- Harford Mutual
Service – Total Urgent Care
Industry – Vulcan
Non-Profit – Highlands School
Technology – RTR Technologies
Retail – Churchville Veterinary Clinic
Service – McComas Funeral Home
Industry – Comer Construction
Non-Profit – Harford Habitat for Humanity
Technology – Chesapeake Environmental Management
Retail – Clark Turner
Service – Gessner, Snee, Mahoney & Lutche
Industrial – Stella May
Non-Profit – Father’s Martin Ashley
Technology – Log.Sec Corporation
Retail – Arena Club
Service – A. Bright Idea
Industrial – ICR
Non-Profit – Harford County Public Library
Technology – Survice Engineering
Retail – NBRS Financial
Service – RKS Realty
Industrial – Dixie Construction
Non-Profit – Harford Cable Network
Technology – Booz Allen Hamilton
Retail – Sephora
Service – Slavie Federal Savings Bank
Industry – Blue Dot
Non-Profit – Home Partnership, Inc.
Technology – Smiths Detection
Retail – The Bayou
Service – GDG Corporate Center
Industry – Onguard Industries
Non-Profit – Holy Family House
Technology – TRI-S
Retail – Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates
Service – Army Alliance
Industrial – Modular Components
Non-Profit – American Red Cross
Technology – EAI
Retail – All First Bank of Harford County
Service – Bel Air Construction, Inc.
Industrial – Michel Distribution
Non-Profit – St. Margaret Church & School
Technology – SAIC
Retail – APG Federal Credit Union
Service – Frederick Ward Associates, Inc.
Industrial – Rite Aid Mid-Atlantic Customer Support Center
Non-Profit – Small Business Resource Center of Harford County
Technology – WXCY / Delmarva Broadcasting
Service – Bel Air Athletic Club
Retail – Fiore Winery, Inc.
Non-Profit – HAR-CO MD Federal Credit Union
Industrial – Smucker Quality Beverages, Inc.
Technology – U.S. ARMY Aberdeen Test Center
Battelle Memorial Institute
Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford County
Gemcraft Homes, Inc.
Hess Hotels Group
Independent Can Company
Community Outreach Center, Inc.
Maryland Department of Licensing, Labor and Regulation
Harford National Bank
Kinkel Service Company
The Check Gallery, Inc. (Custom Direct)
Susquehanna Environmental Center
Basement Waterproofing Nationwide, Inc.
Harford County Electrical Contractors Association
Upper Chesapeake Health System
Bata Shoe Company, Inc.
Coughlin & Mann, Chartered
Maryland National Bank (Bank of America)
Susquehanna Workforce Network
Association for Retarded Citizens / Harford County
Comcast Cablevision of Harford County
Homestead Publishing Company
The Clorox Company
Aberdeen Proving Ground
Boyle Buick GMC Truck
Sheraton Inn Aberdeen (Four Points Sheraton)