The purpose of the “Greater Good Awards” is to celebrate outstanding individuals and businesses for the contributions they make to the quality of life and economic stability of our region through genuine community commitment, dedication to excellence, and ethical and creative business practices.
The criteria by which the nominees will be judged are community involvement, ethics and character, leadership, creativity, economic impact, and growth. Each organization should have been in business in this community for a minimum of 3 years and be a member of the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber. Each individual must have resided in the Top of Virginia region for a minimum of three years and be at least 21 years of age.
Award winners are chosen by an impartial committee of past Chamber board chairs based on the criteria indicated.
Tom Stamulis True North Group | Entrepreneur of the Year
Kimberly's | Small Business of the Year
YHB | Large Business of the Year
Greg Vossler | Emerging Leader
United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley/Valley Assistance Network | Non-Profit of the Year
Dr. Nicolas Restrepo | Citizen of the Year
"The Top of Virginia Regional Chamber is an incredibly valuable resource for the Shenandoah Valley..." – Adrienne G. Bloss, PhD, Provost, Shenandoah University.