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Non-Profit Organization of the Year

Philadelphia Youth Network is named Non-Profit Organization of the Year by the Greater Phildelphia Chamber of Commerce's 2009 Excellence Awards.

Category: PYN | Oct 1, 2008

In its 26th year, the Excellence Awards are the most esteemed honor given to small businesses in the area. The awards are presented in ten categories and awarded based on peer nominations from throughout the 11-county region.

“The awards honor the small business community’s entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, innovation and perseverance,” said Mark S. Schweiker, President & CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. “These recipients embody the promise of our region and their successful enterprises make this an attractive place to do business.”

“PYN is both proud and grateful to be the recipient of such a prestigious honor. It is truly a testament to the unwavering commitment of our staff, our Board of Directors and all of our partners to serve and support the young people of the City of Philadelphia,” said PYN Co-President Laura Shubilla.

The Philadelphia Youth Network accepted the Non-Profit Organization of the Year award at the Annual Excellence Awards Dinner-Dance on Thursday, November 6, at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. For more information about the Excellence Awards, visit Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Other 2009 Excellence Awards winners include:

Small Business Person of the Year: Chuck Polin, The Training Resource Group (Philadelphia, PA)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Tina Wells, Buzz Marketing Group (Voorhees, NJ)
Customer Service Excellence of the Year: Pediatric Therapeutic Services (Conshohocken, PA)
Emerging Business of the Year: The Hub (Philadelphia, PA)
Family Business of the Year: FixtureOne (Philadelphia, PA)
Green Business of the Year: MWAY (Warminster, PA)
Manufacturer of the Year: Inteprod (Eagleview, PA)
Retailer of the Year: Pennsylvania General Store (Philadelphia, PA)
Technological Excellence of the Year: Instamed (Philadelphia, PA)
Visionary Award: Campbell Soup Company (Camden, NJ)

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