And the winner is….

This year’s Conway Center for Family Business Annual Awards honorees are:

Communication Category
Small – EclipseCorp
Medium – CASTO Management Services, Inc.
Large – Kimball Midwest

Community Engagement Category
Small – Champion Real Estate Services
Medium – LakeShore Cryotronics, Inc.
Large – White Castle System, Inc.

Family Business of the Year
Donatos Pizza

Legacy Award
Hina Environmental Solutions, LLC

Lifetime Achievement Award
Lewis R. Smoot, Sr., The Smoot Corporation

Milestone Awards
Pizza Top 10 – Ulrey Foods, Inc.
Stafford Smith Award – Ellen Grinsfelder, Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
5 years – Champion Real Estate Services
10 years – CMAX Advisors
20 years – PRISM Marketing, Royal Document Destruction, Sequent
25 years – RICOP Construction Company
30 years – Capitol Citicom, Inc., Grove City Tree Service
35 years – Mid Ohio Strategic Technologies, Inc.
50 years – Anomatic Corporation, G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Krieger Ford
65 years – The Strait and Lamp Group
70 years – Florentine Restaurant, Inc.
75 years – Oakland Nursery, Inc.
80 years – Spirit Services
100 years – Reitter Stucco and Supply Co.
110 years – Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
125 years – Sutphen
160 years – Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service

Re-Invention Category
Burton Metal Finishing, Inc., Spirit Services, Uniglobe Travel Designers

Succession Category
Dublin Cleaners, Ohio Power Tool

Congratulations to all of our many wonderful nominees and a round of applause to our honorees! Join us on Monday, November 9th at the 17th Annual Family Business Awards & Expo as we celebrate the achievements of family owned businesses in Central Ohio.