The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Small Business Alliance announced this year's Superstars in Business Award winners, who will be recognized at an awards ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Hotel du Pont.
The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware's leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and nonprofit organizations for their outstanding achievements and model approaches to business and management.
La Red Health Center is the winner in the nonprofit category. A federally qualified health center, La Red provides quality patient-centered care to the diverse members of the community. As a community-driven organization, LRHC began its services targeting the uninsured and underserved in rural Sussex County in 2001. La Red’s mission is to be a center of excellence where developing and maintaining effective community relationships is an important aspect in the effective delivery of high-quality healthcare.
B+H Insurance LLC won in the 1-30 employee category. B+H provides insurance brokerage services to businesses and individuals. Its product offerings include property and casualty insurance, and group captive programs, and will soon include group health insurance.
Karins and Associates won in the 31-69 employee category. Founded in 1973, Karins and Associates' expertise includes consulting services in civil engineering, planning, surveying, high-definition laser scanning and construction services. Its staff includes professional engineers, professional land surveyors, survey crews, designers, certified construction reviewers and support staff.
Duffield Associates Inc. won in the 70-150 employee category. A broadly based, award-winning engineering and science consulting firm, Duffield Associates serves clients in the private, commercial, industrial, professional and government sectors. Duffield's success has been built upon solving clients' complex and diverse challenges across a wide spectrum of cost and size.
Superstar in Business Awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years, are small businesses based on number of full-time employees, and are members of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. Awards of Excellence are also granted to deserving companies. Since 1998, Superstars in Business has recognized and honored businesses that have gone above and beyond.
Awards of Excellence were awarded to Delaware Humane Association, nonprofit; Whisman Giordano & Associates LLC, 1-30 employees; Cover & Rossiter, 31-69 employees; and Belfint, Lyons & Shuman CPAs, 70-150 employees.
For more information, go to www.dscc.com/superstarsinbusiness.