One of the more positive things to come out of the pandemic is the way the community comes together to support each other. This is evident through many community programs and non-profit organizations. There are also numerious individual people who have made it a personal mission to help others in need during this unpesidented time.

This sense of community also extends to the many businesses in the area both small and large who have made a signifigant different in the lives of many.

One of the ways the Kennebec Valley recgonizes those who have made an amazing contribution is with the annual Kenny Awards put on by the Kennebec Valley Chamber and presented this year by Kennebec Savings Bank. This year the event will be virtual and held on March 26th at 7:00pm for safety reasons however, the nominees as well as the winners deserve a great amount of recoginition.

This years "Large Business of the Year award" will be presented to: Woodland's Senior Living.

This years "Small Business of the Year" will be presented to: Sprague & Curtis Real Estate.

This years "Community Service Award" will be presented to: The Augusta Food Bank.

The "President's Circle Award", which will be presented live during the event will be awarded to one of the finalists: Gosline Insurance Group, Highbrow, or Transco Business Technologies.

The "CYNERGY Young Professional Award" whiwch will also be presented live at the event will be awarded to one of the finalists: Ranae L'Italien, Shawn Mclaughlin, or Katelyn Pushard.

Congratulations to the award winners and finalists. There are virtual ticket packages available if you would like to attend. You can also learn more about these awards by CLICKING HERE

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