Hanover Business Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Business Awards.  To submit a nomination, please download the forms found below, and return to the Chamber office by October 6, 2017.

Entrepreneur of the YearInstructions and Nomination Form

Small Business of the Year: Instructions and Nomination Form

Positive Action Award: Instructions and Nomination Form

Each year, the Hanover Chamber recognizes outstanding local businesses, organizations and educators at the Business Awards Ceremony. The Small Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Positive Action Award will be presented during this year’s ceremony, held Thurs., Nov. 2 at Bay City Restaurant.

Area educators will also be recognized with the Educator of the Year awards.

Chamber members are invited to celebrate with award recipients and fellow members during a cocktail reception immediately following the ceremony.

Members are welcome to nominate themselves, a colleague, or another deserving business for any of the awards.

Last year’s recipients included: Mark Mathias and Brent Stambaugh, Miscreations Brewing Company – Small Business of the Year; Ken Kirkpatrick, KLK Welding – Entrepreneur of the Year; Hanover Public School District for the S.T.E.A.M. Academy at Hanover High School– Positive Action Award.

This event is complimentary; please register ahead of time here, or by contacting the Chamber office at 717-637-6130


Positive Action Award – Hanover Public School District for the S.T.E.A.M. Academy at Hanover High School..

Entrepreneur of the Year award – Ken Kirkpatrick, owner of KLK Welding, Inc.

Chamber President Gary Laird and Executive Board member Kevin Gulden, Utz Quality Foods, presented the Small Business of the Year award to Mark Mathias and Brent Stambaugh, Miscreation Brewing Company.