Three Hamilton County companies and a nonprofit were cited by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce today.
Headlight Renew Doctor, Hullco Exteriors and Mike Collins & Associates Inc. were named small businesses of the year.
McKamey Animal Center was picked as nonprofit of the year.
Ron Harr, the Chamber’s chief executive, said that small companies have a big impact in the region.
“It’s great to see small businesses drawing a big audience,” he said at a meeting at the convention center before a large crowd.
See full story in Thursday’s Times Free Press.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...