Awards for Excellence

Nominate a CDCC Member Business for the Excellence in Business Awards today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to support your fellow CDCC Members! Nominations can be made in three categories – Small Business of the Year, Large Employer of the Year, and Young Professional of the Year.
The deadline to submit your nominations is Friday, February 28, 2020.

Click on the links below to download the nomination forms. The nominated business must be a CDCC member for at least two (2) years.

Small Business of the Year
(companies with up to 50 employees)
For a list of eligible Small Businesses click here.

Large Employer of the Year
(companies with 51 or more employees)
For a list of eligible Large Employers click here.

Young Professional of the Year
(for individuals working at a CDCC member business between 21 – 35 years of age)

The Excellence in Business Awards Committee will review the nominations and the ballot will be mailed out to the CDCC Membership for voting in May 2020. The winners will be announced at the Awards for Excellence Dinner on June 17, 2020 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.

Congratulations to our 2019 CDCC Award Winners!

The Excellence in Business Award Winners

Small Business of the Year

Harvest Ridge Winery


Large Employer of the Year

Modern Maturity Center


Young Professional of the Year

Jessica Yocum, Coordinator CSA Program, Coordinator Events and Group Tours, Administrative Assistant at Fifer Orchards, Inc.


Congratulations to all of our Nominees:

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA), Johnny Janosik, Inc., Parkview RV Center, Shore United Bank, Kelly Hurd, CPA at Faw Casson, and Ashleé Walker, Member Experience Manager at Dover Federal Credit Union!

 Outstanding Partnership Awards


                                                          Dover Federal Credit Union                                                            Faw Casson


Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Awards


                  Dean & Terry Blaha                                                      Karen Kaufman of The Kritter Sitter


Economic Development Achievement Award

Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation


CDCC Board Member of the Year

Janie Libby


CDCC Ambassador of the Year Award

Deborah Edwards of WSFS Bank


Leadership Central Delaware


LCD Class of 2019                                   Best in Class – LCD Class of 2004