These 10 businesses and 3 nonprofits have been nominated for the Cy-Fair Chamber's business of the year awards

Nominees have been announced for the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce's annual business of the year awards.

Nominees have been announced for the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce's annual business of the year awards.

Officials with the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce announced today the nominees for the organization's annual business of the year awards.

Three nominees were announced for large and medium business of the year, and four nominees were announced for small business of the year due to a tie in the nomination process. Three nonprofits were also announced as nominees for nonprofit of the year.

All nominees represent the coverage area of the chamber, which includes parts of Cypress and Houston in northwest Harris County. Businesses have to be active chamber members for at least one year to be nominated. Nominees are evaluated based on several factors, including contributions to the community, growth in employees or revenue and commitment to environmental improvement and social responsibility.

Here are the nominees:

Large business of the year (more than 50 employees)


Malone Media Group
Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center
Towne Lake, a master-planned community developed by Caldwell Companies

Medium business of the year (10-50 employees)


Balfour All-American
Butler Business Products
The Joint Chiropractic

Small business of the year (fewer than 10 employees)


Allstate Insurance: Todd Ray
Animal ER of Northwest Houston
Petra Oil Company
Turner Duran Architects

Nonprofit of the year


Copperfield Church
Cypress Assistance Ministries
Shots for Holly

The winners will be announced Feb. 17 at the chamber's annual awards ceremony, A Night of Celebration, which takes place at the Norris Conference Center, CityCentre, 816 Town and Country Blvd., Houston. The chamber's Ambassador of the Year and Chairman’s Award will be given out as well. The Great Gatsby themed event also includes music, drinks and casino games. 
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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