Businesses, organizations recognized during 2021 Business Appreciation Awards
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Several businesses and organizations in Hazard and Perry County were recognized Tuesday afternoon at Big Blue Smokehouse.
Hazard ARH along with Scott Lockard and the Kentucky River District Health Department was awarded the Healthcare Warrior Award for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s really nice whenever your local businesses community recognizes the hard work that you’ve done, the best way to prove health status in a community is to prove the socioeconomic status,’ said Public Health Director Scott Lockard. “So we’re a big supporter of our local business community.”
17 organizations were recognized during this year’s Business Appreciation awards.
”They hire people they hire local people they attract they attract business they attract industry so it’s just a revolving circle with everybody working together,” said Janet Smith, the president of the Hazard/Perry County Chamber of Commerce. “We have a great group of business leaders businesses in the community they all work very well together.”
You can see the award list below:
2021 Business Appreciation Awards on behalf of the City of Hazard, Perry County, and the Hazard Perry Chamber of Commerce:
Healthcare Warrior Award - Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare
Healthcare Warrior Award– Scott Lockard and the Kentucky River Health Department
Business and Community Appreciation Award – 911 and Perry County Ambulance Authority
Downtown Improvement Award – Jon Wilder Law Office Building
Community Appreciation Award Celebrating 40 Years of Black Gold Festival
Hazard Perry County Chamber Awards Top votes:
Best Service Business Award –more than 10 employees– TVS Cable
Best Service Business Award – 10 employees or less – Suzanne Deaton Photography
Best Retail Member – McDonald’s of Hazard
Best Non-Profit Award – Housing Development Alliance
Best Healthcare Service – Primary Care Centers
Best Established Business – WSGS
Best New Member – Hazard Coffee Company
Best Retail Business – Envazion Gaming, Oak and Willow
Best Non-Profit- Dolly Parton Library, Kentucky River Animal Shelter
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