The South Summit Chamber of Commerce recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Awards for Excellence.

The winners include; Outstanding Business of the Year-Gardner Pie Company; Outstanding Small Business of the Year- Sully's Party and Tool Rental; Outstanding Business Leader of the Year-Diana Gillespie, Beyond Benefits Group; and Outstanding Community Leader of the Year-Selena Myers, Stark State College.

"We are so fortunate to have an incredible caliber of businesses and individuals that work and serve in our community," said Executive Director of the South Summit Chamber of Commerce Crissy Kolarik in a news release. "It's our pleasure to recognize their efforts and professionalism and honor their success".

Awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 13 at Prime 93, 4315 Manchester Rd. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. RSVP to or call 330-745-3141.