Photo via 20monroelive.com
The Grand Rapids Chamber is hosting its EPIC Awards downtown next week.
The awards program recognizes businesses and individuals that “support the community, demonstrate growth, are innovative and have worked with others as mentors and collaborators.”
EPIC stands for entrepreneurial, progressive, innovative and collaborative.
Winners in multiple categories are announced at the event.
The EPIC Awards will be on Oct. 30 from 5:30-8 p.m. at 20 Monroe Live.
The last day for registration is Oct. 25.
Tickets are $80 for members or $110 for non-members.
EPIC Awards finalists
Creative Business of the Year
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Armentality Movement Arts Center
Emerging Leader of the Year
Krista Paulin, Special Olympics Michigan
Joshua Marko, Michigan Small Business Development Center
Alex Caceres, United Bank
Kevin Patterson, BDO USA
Attah Obande, SpringGR
Excellence in Business
Fifth Third Bank
John Ball Zoo
Minority-Owned Business of the Year
Massey Insurance & Financial Services, A State Farm Agency
Management Business Solutions
Building Bridges Professional Services
R&R Mechanical Services
Non-Profit of the Year
Habitat for Humanity of Kent County
Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan
Artists Creating Together
Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan
Family Promise of Grand Rapids
Small Business of the Year
Gordon Water Systems
Adolescent & Family Behavioral Health Services
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Voices for Health
Veteran-Owned Business of the Year
Marvin Law Office
Woman-Owned Business of the Year
8THIRTYFOUR Integrated Communications
Express Employment Professionals
Diversity Visionary Awards
West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT)