Greater Harrison Chamber of Commerce will recognize eight outstanding local businesses at its Annual Membership Dinner & Awards Nov. 15 at The Woodlands in Cleves, Ohio. The businesses were nominated along with three non-profit organizations and eight individuals who will also be recognized for their contributions to the community.

Award recipients will be named during the event, which will also feature a year-in-review for the Chamber, dinner buffet and desserts from several Harrison-area establishments. Tickets are $30 each or tables of six can be reserved for $155.


2018 Chamber Awards Nominees

New Business of the Year
Recognizing a business that has made a big impact in a small amount of time. 
The Gray Oak
Casey’s Storage Solutions
Boley Braces

Greater Harrison Innovator of the Year
Presented to a business that has introduced new products, technology, processes, etc. that have improved their workplace, industry, or business results
Cincinnati Test Systems

Greater Harrison Corporate Citizen of the Year
Presented to a business that has greatly contributed to the good of the community through giving, volunteerism, outreach, etc.
Skyline Chili
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Greater Harrison Young Professional of the Year
Presented to an individual who lives or works in the Greater Harrison area and has demonstrated exceptional achievement within their business or industry
Ross Gottula
Spencer Ford
Kersten Westheider

Mary Lou Smith Community Service Award
Recognizing an individual for who has generously volunteered time or talent for the betterment of the community
Jennifer Mohr
Hank Menninger
John Hamstra

Greater Harrison Lifetime Achievement Award
Recognizing a remarkable individual who has had significant impact on their community, industry or business throughout the course of a career
Hank Menninger
Dr. Larry Kluener
Keith Lake

Greater Harrison Chamber Non-Profit Organization of the Year
Recognizing an outstanding GHCC member organization that has made a remarkable difference in serving people or causes that matter in our community. Nominees must be GHCC members
Reach Out Pregnancy Center
Pathways to Home
Celebrate Recovery

Greater Harrison Chamber Business of the Year
Recognizing an outstanding Chamber member business that has demonstrated all around business success while maintaining commitment to the community and their workforce. Nominees must be GHCC members
Cronin Ford and Kia
JTM Food Group


Sara Cullin (513) 383-5627

Joyce Cross, Dan Cross CPA (812) 637-6100
Sara Cullin, Signal Tree Creative Communications (513) 383-5627
Jennifer Wessel,Conservative Financial Solutions (513) 367-1113
Tricia Moore, FCN Bank (513) 266-6759