Chamber names winners of “Martha” awards


The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its 2nd annual Business Awards, “THE MARTHA’S.”

Winners were selected by a vote of the chamber membership, according to a press release. The chamber presented prizes at its annual open house and party on Sept. 29 in the following categories:

Outstanding personal customer service (Rainy Day); the businesses that gave back to the Vineyard community (Flatbread Company and Nectar’s); the favorite business other than your own (Island Interiors); the business you would call when it really needs to be fixed (AP Fortes Plumbing);the most unforgettable business owner, in a good way of course (Jesse Steere, Shirley’s True Value Hardware); the business that turned the ordinary into the extraordinary for you this year (Eden Market & Garden Center); the business that knows how to promote itself (Sharky’s Cantina); the business you would work in for just 1 day for the experience (Black Dog Tall Ships).