City Announces Winners of Brilliance in Business Awards
Oct 29, 2015 4:49 PM -
West Chicago, Illinois: October 28, 2015 – Five businesses in West Chicago have joined the ranks of those who have won the title of brilliant business since the establishment of a formal award program in 2009. The City of West Chicago has made it an annual priority to seek stand-outs in its business community and to formally acknowledge the acheivements they have made on behalf of the business and the community, through the Brilliance in Business Awards. This year, the awards focused on five distinct categories: Small Business of the Year, Community Image, Community Service, Economic Development and Outstanding Not-for-Profit. Mayor Ruben Pineda and Director of Community Development John D. Said, along with other City staff members, visited the winning business establishments to convey appreciation to management and staff for their investment in the community. "Our intention with these visits and the program in general, is to send a strong message to our existing businesses that their investments, accomplishments, and success stories, as well as their challenges, are important to us," said Mayor Pineda. The visits were well received and included tours of each facility. "This is an opportunity for us to meet the people behind the storefronts we pass every day and learn exactly how dedicated, proud and passionate they are to be serving the community of West Chicago and beyond," he said.