The Windsor Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards
luncheon on September 18, 2012. Ambassador of the Year was Lacey Burdette,
Sustainable Businesses of the Year were Affinity Solar and the Windsor
Certified Farmers Market, Non profit of the Year was the Boys and Girls Club,
Newcomer of the Year was KIN restaurant, Phoenix Award was The Material Girl,
Small Business of the Year was Eugene Burger Management Corporation (EBMC),
Large businesses of the year were Walmart and Charlie’s Grill.
In order to win this award, EBMC was nominated by another
Chamber member with the submission of reasons why EBMC should win the award.
EBMC is very grateful for the acknowledgement and enjoys being a part of the
Some of the supporting comments:
- When the Town Green Village Association (TGVA) hired EBMC,
they stepped right in to handle the issues within a complicated mixed-use
community and understand the dynamics of this development style. They brought
the right people to the job
- EBMC became involved with the community beyond the TGVA by
attending Town Council meetings, Merchants Association meetings and Chamber
- EBMC was responsible for providing holiday lighting on the
building rooflines in down town Windsor and installation of the very large
snowflake banner over the archway. EBMC applies for and receives grant monies
from the Town of Windsor on behalf of the TGVA.
- EBMC has sponsored a tree in the Charlie Brown Christmas
Tree Grove since the Grove’s inception and actively participated in the Town’s
- During the economic downturn, EBMC was active in keeping all
the commercial and residential owners informed about the financial condition of
the TGVA. As some of the commercial tenants faced possible eviction due to
foreclosures, EBMC was able to provide information and support to the
commercial tenants, which resulted, with some commercial tenants being able to
purchase their space and become commercial property owners.