Three Jackson Township-based companies and one from North Canton were among the six honored with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Business Excellence Award, which recognizes businesses that have distinguished themselves with longevity, growth, innovation and involvement in the community.

The Business Excellence Award winners are:

- 415 Group (Jackson Township)

- Bair's Powersports (Jackson Township)

- Brookwood Management Company (North Canton)

- Incept (Jackson Township)

- KIKO Company (Canton)

- Standard Plumbing & Heating (Canton)

Winners of the Business Excellence Awards will be honored May 2 during a ceremony and dinner at Kent State University at Stark's Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp. Tickets are $60, and tables of 10 are available.

The sixth annual Business Excellence Scholarship Award, presented by Day Ketterer and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, will also be presented at the event. The scholarship will be awarded to a local student who writes the winning essay entitled: "The reciprocal relationship between business and government and its effect on the development of the United States."

RSVP by April 25 online at or call 330-458-2070.