In a ceremony void of the standard interplay amongst enterprise professionals, Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce honored high award winners in a digital affair final week.
Pittsylvania County native and former Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Commerce Todd Haymore spoke on the digital ceremony on Tuesday concerning the “resilience and energy of the individuals and companies within the Dan River Area, most just lately demonstrated by way of the COVID-19 pandemic,” a information launch said.
The Pinnacle Award — probably the most prestigious of chamber honors — went to Danville Toyota for “serving this area’s wants,” Alexis Ehrhardt, president and CEO of the chamber, wrote within the launch.
Together with monetary and advertising assist with neighborhood organizations “their leaders and staff are totally concerned in lots of native nonprofits, serving on boards or as volunteers,” Ehrhardt mentioned.
Whereas the Pinnacle Award has been round since 2011, chamber board members final 12 months created a small enterprise model of the identical honor particularly for operations of lower than 25 staff.
KG Graphics, a family-operated graphic design agency in Danville’s River District, received this 12 months’s Pinnacle Small Enterprise Award.
“KG Graphics has labored diligently to uplift the neighborhood and provides again to small companies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,” Ehrhardt mentioned.