The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s (DSCC) Small Business Alliance (SBA) will honor this year’s Superstars in Business award winners at their annual awards ceremony at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom on Nov. 10.
The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and nonprofit organizations for their outstanding achievements and model approaches to business and management. The awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years, are small businesses based on number of full-time employees, and are members of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.
This year’s winners are the following:
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay (Nonprofit category)
This organization serves nearly 10,000 girls in grades k-12 and 4,000 adults on the Delmarva Peninsula. While offering girls and young women personal growth and leadership experience, the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay also coordinates girl-led community service and programs ranging from science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness.
Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. (1-24 employee category)
Founded in 1985, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. has grown from a sole proprietorship providing 1-on-1 tutoring to children and adults in only a handful of subjects into a full-service education company which serves children, adults, schools, districts, corporations and the government.
Bernardon (25-59 employee category)
Established in 1973, Bernardon has been continuously operating for the past 42 years. The firm specializes in regional architecture, interior design and landscape architecture with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
SoDel Concepts (60-150 employee category)
SoDel is a multi-faceted hospitality company based in Rehoboth Beach, operating eight restaurants, a catering company, a hospitality management company, restaurant consulting company as well as a craft soda company. SoDel also have a charitable foundation.
2015 Award of Excellence Winners
The First Tee of Delaware (Nonprofit category)
Sussex Printing Corporation/The Guide (1-24 employee category)
Bramhall + Hitchen Insurance (25-59 employee category)
Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, CPAs (60-150 employee category)