County Chamber of Commerce's announces Harford Award winners

Harford County Chamber of Commerce held its 21st annual Harford Award on Sept. 18 as the Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp's inaugural event.

The theme was "Businesses in Bloom," and more than 300 business members were in attendance to honor this year's winners.

The 2013 winners are: Flavor Cupcakery, Looney's Pub North, Flowers by Lucy, The Kelly Group, STG Inc. and Arrow Child and Family Ministries. Each organization represents the best in each of the following respective business categories: Entrepreneur, Retail, Main Street, Service, R&D Technology and Non-Profit.

Pam Klahr, the Chamber's President and CEO, said in a press release: "What a wonderful way to begin my tour of duty as the new Chamber executive … we had a packed house in a fabulous new facility where we recognized the best of the best in business. Sincere congratulations to all of our recipients!"

The Harford Award recognizes businesses that have blossomed because of their vision, focus and determination. To become a recipient, a nominated business must demonstrate business growth, increased employment, service to the community, unique and creative business strategies, technology innovation, support of public and private education, and working to enhance Harford County's business climate.

The event was sponsored by the Harford County Office of Economic Development, Harford Community College, The Daily Record, Harford County Public Library and BGE. The media production sponsor, Harford Cable Network, will air the program every Friday evening in Oct. at 7 p.m. (Comcast Channel 21, Armstrong Channel 7 and Verizon Fios Channel 21).

For more information about the Harford County Chamber of Commerce and to learn more about their events, please contact the Chamber at 410-838-2020 or

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