Awards to be presented at annual event on March 3
Austin, Texas (Jan. 10, 2017) The Austin Chamber of Commerce announced today 12 finalists for the 2016 Austin Gives Generous Business Awards which recognize organizations that demonstrate exemplary business philanthropy. One winning company from each of four categories will be announced at the annual awards luncheon scheduled for March 3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin.
During the luncheon, renowned designer and philanthropist Kendra Scott will be the featured speaker to share her story on the importance of philanthropy and giving back to business success.
This year’s finalists represent businesses of all types and sizes. Categories include Charitable Champions (under 26 employees), Big Heart (27-100 employees), Bold Giver (100-400 employees), and Community Leaders (over 400 employees).
|Alt Creative||Charitable Champions|
|Austin Roofing and Construction||Charitable Champions|
|Hoar Construction||Charitable Champions|
|JE Dunn Construction||Big Heart|
|Round Rock Express Baseball Club||Big Heart|
|Spire Consulting||Big Heart|
|Four Seasons Hotel Austin||Bold Giver|
|Keller Williams Realty International||Bold Giver|
|Rose Dental Group||Bold Giver|
|Seton Healthcare Family||Community Leaders|
|Texas Mutual Insurance Company||Community Leaders|
|Wells Fargo||Community Leaders|
The Generous Business Awards were created by Austin Gives in order to recognize and celebrate businesses of all sizes in the Austin community who make giving back a part of their business model. Since its launch in 2011, the Austin Gives program has celebrated Austin as one of the most philanthropic cities in the nation and has quickly grown with over 450 companies in the network.
About Austin Gives
Austin Gives, a program of the Austin Chamber, is committed to recognizing and encouraging business philanthropy in Austin, Texas. Businesses of all sizes that commit to giving one or more percent of their pre- tax earnings toward financial contributions, donated products or services or volunteering are invited to be recognized as an Austin Gives Business.
About the Austin Chamber
The mission of the Austin Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its more than 2,800 members. For more information about the Austin Chamber of Commerce visit AustinChamber.com.
Luke Sheffield, Public Relations Manager
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Greater Austin Chamber
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce focuses on how the Austin Region works. We serve as the voice of business for 2,800 organizations representing a combined workforce of about 330,000 employees throughout Central Texas. Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for members.