Burien, November 18, 2022 – Last night, Southwest King County business and community leaders gathered to celebrate at the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Awards Dinner. The event also served as a fundraiser for the Chamber’s 501 c 3 Success Foundation.
The Seattle Southside Business Awards are Southwest King County’s celebration and recognition of outstanding businesses, nonprofits, and individuals. Awards include Public Servant of the Year, Business Leader of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, Educator of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Best Place to Work, and New Business of the Year.
“The Seattle Southside is home to the most hardworking, innovative, community-minded, and resilient business and community leaders,” said Seattle Southside President and CEO, Annie McGrath. “It is an absolute pleasure to honor the businesses and leaders making remarkable contributions to our community.”
2022 Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Award Winners:
Public Servant of the Year: Mayor Allan Ekberg, City of Tukwila
Business Leader of the Year: Rose Poelzer, Dan the Sausageman
Ambassador of the Year: Aaron Siverts, Fuse Networks
Educator of the Year: Brenda Phelps, Sylvester Middle School
Nonprofit of the Year: Highline Schools Foundation
Best Place to Work: King County Library System
Best New Business: BioLife Plasma
About the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization that has served the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila since 1988. The Chamber focuses on business advancement in the region by helping to build and maintain a strong and equitable economic environment.
About the Success Foundation – Founded in 2017, the Success Foundation promotes and improves the economic development opportunities of the region by participating in education, workforce, and community engagement and development projects and research.