The Chamber of Schenectady County conferred the 2022 edition of the honors at River Stone Manor in Glenville on Tuesday.
Each year, the Chamber, an affiliate of the Capital Region Chamber, selects businesses, organizations and individuals in Schenectady County that have shown exceptional growth; constructed or renovated a building; reached a milestone anniversary; shown extraordinary support for the community; launched a unique product or service; or been a true success story.
This year’s recipients are:
- The C.O.C.O.A. House, a nonprofit in Schenectady’s Hamilton Hill neighborhood that provides academic support and mentoring to underserved youth.
- Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville, which uses a diverse collection of historic aircraft and exhibits to educate and excite visitors about aviation.
- Livingston Energy Group, a rapidly growing Schenectady firm that provides project design and management services for the growing network of electrical vehicle charging stations.
- Take Two Cafe, a new vegan cafe on State Street in the heart of downtown Schenectady.
- The Costumer, long-running supplier of party, special event and theatrical outfits that recently moved its retail operation to Mohawk Harbor.
- Thistle Be Perfect, a Glenville boutique focused on items handcrafted by artisans; it also offers classes to foster creativity within the community.
Also Wednesday, three organizations were honored for milestone anniversaries:
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