Hotel Murano, Habitat for Humanity among Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber business awards recipients

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber announced this year’s recipients of its “Spotlight! On Business Awards,” which are presented by the Chamber and Business Health Trust, and honor Chamber member businesses who have set the standard for exemplary business practices in seven categories: Small Business (1-25 employees); Medium-sized Business (26-50 employees); Large Business (51+ employees); Non-Profit OrganizationMinority-Owned BusinessVeteran-Owned Business; and Business Supporter of the Military, sponsored by Harborstone Credit Union.

The 2013 “Spotlight! On Business Awards” recipients are South Sound Magazine (Small Business); Eisenhower & Carlson, PLLC (Medium-sized Business); Hotel Murano (Large Business); Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity (Non-Profit Organization); Burkhart Dental Supply (Minority-Owned Business); and GEICO Insurance (Business Supporter of the Military).

The awards were presented at a luncheon ceremony on Fri., Sept. 27 at Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma.

More information is available online at tacomachamber.org.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Monique Trudnowski, Emcee, Adriatic Grill Italian Cuisine & Wine Bar; Josh Dunn, South Sound Magazine; Maureen Fife, Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity; John Jarman, Summit Strength & Conditioning; Stan Kott, Hotel Murano; Jason Whalen, Eisenhower Carlson; Rick Stevens, GEICO Insurance; Greg Biersack, Burkhart Dental Supply; and Carlyn Roy, TAPCO Credit Union were among the award recipients and sponsors during The 2013 "Spotlight! On Business Awards" ceremony Friday in downtown Tacoma. (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY CHAMBER)

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Monique Trudnowski, Emcee, Adriatic Grill Italian Cuisine and Wine Bar; Josh Dunn, South Sound Magazine; Maureen Fife, Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity; John Jarman, Summit Strength and Conditioning; Stan Kott, Hotel Murano; Jason Whalen, Eisenhower Carlson; Rick Stevens, GEICO Insurance; Greg Biersack, Burkhart Dental Supply; and Carlyn Roy, TAPCO Credit Union were among the award recipients and sponsors during The 2013 “Spotlight! On Business Awards” ceremony Friday in downtown Tacoma. (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY CHAMBER)