Northern VA Orthodontics, Community Foundation’s Amy Owens earn top honors at Annual Small Business Awards

For Immediate Release:
November 5, 2018
Contact: Andrea Winey
571-209-2034 office 

Northern VA Orthodontics, Community Foundation’s Amy Owens earn top honors at 24th Annual Small Business Awards           

Lansdowne, VA - The Loudoun Chamber announced the winners of the Loudoun Top Entrepreneur and Small Business of the Year, as well as in seven industry categories at the 24th Annual Small Business Awards, on Thursday, November 1st at the National Conference Center.
A blue-ribbon committee of business leaders and industry experts carefully examined a record number of applications to select the 38 award finalists. 
“I salute all our 2018 Loudoun Small Business Award honorees. Just to be named a finalist is a tremendous honor, as these companies were judged by their peers to be among the ‘best of the best’ small businesses and entrepreneurs in Loudoun. For those that took home top honors, I congratulate you for your achievement and for your commitment to business excellence, customer service and to our Loudoun community,” said Tony Howard, President & CEO.
The Loudoun Chamber has celebrated their 50th anniversary throughout 2018, and the Small Business Awards was no exception with a record number of attendees at over 575 people.
People’s Choice Award WinnerTarara Winery
Finalists for Loudoun Destination Business of the Year:
EatLoco, LLC – winner!
EXIT Plan, an Escape Room Adventure
The Conche
Tarara Winery
Finalists for Main Street Business of the Year:
Dominion Tea– winner!
King Street Oyster Bar
Watermark Woods – Native Plants
Finalists for Superior Service Business of the Year:
37 Media & Marketing Group
Comfenergy– winner!
FreshEye Innovative Solutions
The Leesburg Junction
Finalists for Virtual Business of the Year:
Blue Lion Multimedia– winner!
Clark Virtual Business Solutions, LLC
Mr. Appliance of Leesburg & Martinsburg
Finalists for Technology Innovator of the Year:
Let’s Stay Together
ParkMyCloud– winner!
Simba Enterprises (SimbaCom)
Finalists for Health and Wellness Business of the Year:
Allegiance Home Care
Insight Into Action Therapy
Loudoun Sports Therapy Center
Northern Virginia Orthodontics– winner!
Finalists for Nonprofit Organization of the Year:
A Place to Be
Loudoun Habitat for Humanity – winner!
Mobile Hope
The Catoctin Foundation DBA the Loudoun Free Clinic
Finalists for Loudoun Entrepreneur of the Year:
Amy Owen, Community Foundation for Loudoun & Northern Fauquier Counties– winner!
Dr. Kelly E. Morgan, Morgan Orthodontics
Julie Borneman, Watermark Woods
Rusty Foster, Bow Tie Strategies
Finalists for Small Business of the Year:
Brew LoCo
KBF by Audi Contractors
Morgan Orthodontics
WINNER: Northern Virginia Orthodontics*
The 2018 Sponsors for the Small Business Awards include Signature Sponsor, Middleburg Bank, a division of Access National Bank; Platinum Sponsors, Backflow Technology, LLC, Bank of Clarke County, BCT Community Bank, Brickyard, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation, CroppMetcalfe, Inova Loudoun Hospital, MainStreet Bank, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning; Gold Sponsors, Bank of America, National Sports Medicine Institute, Saul Centers, The Blockchain Building, and The National Conference Center; Dessert Sponsor, Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties; Program Sponsor, Copy General; Award Sponsor, Crown Trophy; Multi-Media Sponsors, Blue Lion Multimedia and Salamander Resort & Spa; Media Sponsor, Loudoun Times-Mirror; Photography Partner, Galen Photography; Reception Sponsor, Evolution Commercial Real Estate; Community Partner, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development; Business Partner, Economic Development Authority of Loudoun County, Virginia.
*All winners for industry categories in the last 3 years are invited to apply for the Small Business of the Year honor. The winners in each of the 2018 industry categories are also added to the finalists list for 2018 Small Business of the Year.

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