From Mirror staff reports
Three businesses officially joined the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Monday night at the Blair County Convention Center.
Members of the Class of 2013 include the Bellwood-Antis School District, Stuckey Ford Subaru of Hollidaysburg and Tom and Joe's Diner of Altoona.
Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec
New inductees into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame chat while awaiting activities to start on Monday evening at the Blair County Convention Center. From left: John Stuckey, his son, Matt, of Stuckey Ford Subaru of Hollidaysburg; George Batrus of Tom and Joe’s Diner, and Brian Toth and Donna Tyler, representing Bellwood-Antis School District, are this year’s recipients.
The Hall of Fame, established in 1990, now includes 114 firms.
Hall of Fame recipients must have a history of at least 25 years and a lasting effect on commerce generated in Blair County.
Other businesses receiving recognition at the annual dinner included:
n Excellence in Small Business Award: Altoona Lung Specialists, Kooman & Associates and Stoney Point Events.
n Community Service Award: The Altoona Curve.
n Sustainability Award: Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, Sheetz, Inc., and Word Processing Services Inc.
n Technology Award: EcoIslands, LLC and Gwin, Dobson & Foreman Inc.
n Committee Choice Award: The Nehemiah Project.
Mirror Staff Writer Walt Frank is at 946-7467.