Economic Development awards have been announced for the region of Lawrence Township, New Jersey.
The Township Growth and the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Mercer worked together to announce the award recipients.
The awards are given out to a variety of individuals, businesses and many civic groups who have enhanced the surrounding community.
Specific factors are taken into consideration such as:
- Job Growth
- Expanding the Tax Base
- Renovating structures which improve the quality of life for the surrounding community
- Participation of local activities which benefit the town
The CEO of the Chamber of Commerce is honored to be part of the organizations as they help to promote economic growth. The award for Economic and Community Development was given out to Womanspace. The Community Development Award is typically given out for special recognition on behalf of the local community. The New Large Business Award was given out to Celsion Corporation. The Large Business Award is typically given out to a new company that has achieved success. The New Small Business Award was given out to Buttons Creperie. The New Small Business Award is typically given out to a small employer who has contributed to the Lawrence Township.
The Business Service Award was given out to two recipients:
- Morgan Stanley
- St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center
The Business Award is typically given out to companies that have made a contribution to the town’s business sector. The Residential Award was given out to PRD Management. The Residential Award is typically given out to an organization that restores a particular property. The New Building Award was given out to ASI Contractors Supply Incorporated. The New Building Award is given out to a new building/renovation project. The Environmental Award was given out to Bristol Myers Squibb.
Overall, the economic development awards help recognize businesses within the community.