WCPO Weatherman Steve Raleigh was the guest emcee for the awards dinner
Loveland, Ohio – On Thursday evening, November 16 the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance held their annual Awards dinner at the Oasis Conference Center. Chamber Board Member, Brian Garry was the Emcee for the evening and WCPO Weatherman Steve Raleigh was the Guest Emcee.
A raffle was held and the proceeds were divided between the Chamber’s scholarship fund and Gigi’s Playhouse Cincinnati. Kaitlyn Brennan is the site manager of Gigi’s Playhouse and made a presentation about their delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community, through a “replicable playhouse model”.
Gigi’s Playhouse Cincinnati was also recognized as the area’s Emerging Business of the Year.
2023 Award winners
Business of the Year: Paxton’s Grill
Emerging Business of the Year: Gigi’s Playhouse Cincinnati
Beautification Award: Loveland PaddleSports (Loveland Canoe and Kayak)
Community Involvement Award: The Works
Business Community Advocate Award: LIFE Food Pantry
Non-Profit of the Year: The Grail
Woman Owned Business of the Year: The 1859
Young Professional of the Year: Katie Taylor
Randy K. Stanifer Health, Wellness & Fitness Business of the Year: Gray Nutrition
Customer Service Award: Hometown Café
Community Responder Award: Loveland Legacy Foundation
Hidden Hero Award: Angels by the Trail
Chamber Choice Award: City of Loveland Public Works
Lift Up Loveland Award: Ralph Dunnigan
The silent auction still has a few items remaining. If you would like to bid or buy now, please CLICK. The auction benefits Gigi’s Playhouse and the chamber scholarship fund and is live until Monday, Nov 27.
Miss the wine and bourbon pull? Reach out to Meredith ([email protected]) for more info and to grab a bottle!
All photos in this story © David Miller/Loveland Magazine 2023