|2012 AGORA Award Winners|
May 30, 2012 - Greater Spokane Incorporated announced the winners of the 27th Annual AGORA Awards this morning at The Davenport Hotel in front of nearly 400 attendees. The AGORA Awards honor business excellence in the greater Spokane region.
Below are the finalists and winners in each category:
Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council (GSSAC)
Inland Northwest Community Foundation
Winner: Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council (GSSAC)
Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Spokane
Spokane Guilds' School & Neuromuscular Center
Winner: Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels
Angus Meats, Inc.
Maid Naturally, LLC
Modern Construction & Consulting Services, LLC
Winner: Angus Meats, Inc.
Action Moving Services
Crown West Realty, LLC
Dutch Bros. Coffee
State Bank Northwest
Winner: Dutch Bros. Coffee
Baker Construction & Development, Inc.
Haskins Steel Co., Inc.
Inland Empire Distribution Systems, Inc.
Winner: Baker Construction & Development, Inc.
All finalists were eligible to receive the Entrepreneurial Spirit and Community Service awards. The winners in those categories are:
Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
Winner: Maid Naturally, LLC
Community Service Award
Winner: Action Moving Services
For more information on the entire AGORA Awards process, read our one-page information sheet (PDF).
Our title sponsor for the AGORA Awards was Bank of America.
Category sponsors were Asuris Northwest Health, Comcast Business Class, Kalispel Tribe and Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Magnuson Worldwide, People to People Ambassador Programs, and Telect, Inc.
AGORA Awards printing materials provided by MOJO Reprographics.
Printed materials design provided by Quinn Group.
About the AGORA Awards
In ancient Athens, the AGORA was the center of all business activity, the market place, hence the program name. This program recognizes those businesses in our community and region that exemplify leadership to support a strong economy and quality of life. All finalists were interviewed by an independent team of volunteer judges. All finalists were also eligible to be selected as the AGORA Award winner in the Community Service and Entrepreneurial Spirit award categories.