The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce presented the winners of its fifth annual Martha’s Business Awards on September 18, at the Lambert’s Cove Inn. The winners were chosen by a vote of the membership and were as follows:
Making Martha’s Vineyard A Better Place, for a business that continues to make a significant contribution to the Island, winner, Martha’s Vineyard Sharks; honorable mention, Vineyard Nursing Association and The FARM Institute.
Community Hero, a business person or owner that gives back to the community, winner, JB Blau, honorable mention: Ann Smith.
Repair Extraordinaire, reliable service and gets the job done quickly, winner, Crane Appliance and Sound & Vision, honorable mention, DASECO Electrical.
Outstanding Customer Service, You leave feeling “Wowed!” by their service, winner, Martha’s Vineyard Insurance, honorable mention, Island Cove Adventures.
Everybody’s Favorite, the go-to place over and over again, winner, Offshore Ale, honorable mention, Lookout Tavern.
Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary, An Island Rock Star, winner, Tony Lombardi and Alex’s Place at the YMCA, honorable mention: Ben DeForest and Red Cat Kitchen at Ken N Beck.
Marketing Guru, genius at promoting and gets you in the door, winner, Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, honorable mention, Rainy Day and Martha’s Vineyard Times.
Best Job for the Day, How cool it would be to work here, winner, The Black Dog Tall Ships, honorable mention, Featherstone Center for the Arts.