Eight earn ‘True Grit’ honors at Chamber annual awards | Slideshow

Going the extra mile and enduring unforseen hardship didn’t gone unnoticed by the local business community, as the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce bestowed seven local businesses, as well as the library, with its “True Grit” award, Nov. 14, at San Juan Golf & Country Club. Below is the list of chamber awards and 2013 recipients.

Buzz Award: Brickworks

Island Friendly Spirit Award: Griffin Bay Bookstore

Emerging Business of the Year: San Juan Island Cheese

• Sam Buck II Community Spirit Award: Liz Illg

Member of the Year: Tucker House/Harrison House

• True Grit Award:

– San Juan Island Library

– Printonyx

– Island Satellite & Internet/TV

– Rock Island Technology Solutions

– Downriggers

– San Juan Safaris

– San Juan Excursion

– Friday Harbor Marine

Special Award: “Friend of the Chamber”: Creative Passions by Bonnie T


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