Florence Area Chamber of Commerce announces nominees for 2018 Siuslaw Awards

Tickets on sale for the 11th annual banquet

Jan. 9, 2018 — Sponsored by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, the eleventh annual Siuslaw Awards will be presented on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Florence Events Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

 Open to the public, this prestigious event celebrates the local business community by naming recipients for awards in Excellence in Customer Service, Curb Appeal, Non-Profit Achievement, Community Caring, Innovation in Business, and the “Stu Johnston” Business of the Year Award.

In addition, two outstanding individuals in the community will also be honored with the Future First Citizen Award and the First Citizen Award.

The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce will also recognize an individual or business that has selflessly given their time and efforts in supporting the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce with the Distinguished Service Award.

Look forward to special emcee Matt Templeman from KEZI, live entertainment by Denny Weaver, and delicious heavy hors d’oeurves created by Pavilion Catering, which include gluten-free and vegetarian options. 

The businesses nominated are:


Community Caring

Beauty by Delivery Wellness Spa, 508 Kingwood St.

Three Rivers Casino Resort, 5647 Highway 126

TR Hunter Real Estate, 1749 Highway 101


Curb Appeal

Korando Dental Group, 1705 22nd St.

PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center, 400 Ninth St.

City of Florence Public Works, 2675 Kingwood St.


Excellence In Customer Service

BeauxArts Fine Art Materials & Gallery, 2285 Highway 101, Suite H

Heceta Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast, 92072 Highway 101

Spruce Point Assisted Living and Memory Care, 375 Ninth St.

TR Hunter Real Estate, 1749 Highway 101


Innovation In Business

City of Florence Public Art Committee 

Lane County Small Business Development Center, LCC Florence Center, 3149 Oak St.


Non-Profit Achievement

Friends of the Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St.

Habitat for Humanity, 2004 Highway 101 

Oregon Coast Military Museum, 2145 Kingwood St.

Soroptimist International of Florence


“Stu Johnston” Business of the Year

Fresh Harvest Café, 3056 Highway 101 

Siuslaw Broadband, 2970 Highway 101

The Siuslaw News, 148 Maple St.


Admission is $35 per person. Tables of eight are available for $280. Tickets and more information are available at the Chamber Visitor’s Center, 290 Highway 101 in Florence, by phone 541-997-3128 or www.florencechamber.com/events.


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