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Congratulations 2015 Business of the Year Winner!

On January 6, 2016, the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce honored the Hannah Grimes Center and Marketplace with the 2015 Business of the Year Award.  The winner of the award is determined by a committee of the past five years' award winners.  This year, the committee consisted of representatives from Markem-Imaje, Antioch University New England, Savings Bank of Walpole, Luca's Mediterranean Café and the W.S. Badger Company. GKCC members are welcome to nominate an  organization or self-nominate their own.

The Hannah Grimes Center is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization based in Keene, NH.  Their mission is to inspire businesses and the community to innovate, connect, thrive and give back.  The organization believes that business and community are inextricably linked; the success of either is contingent upon the success of both.

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship educates, supports, and assists in the successful development of entrepreneurs who are committed to building a vibrant community.  Through the incubator, various workshops, annual CONNECT event and many other programs, the Hannah Grimes Center helps entrepreneurs overcome obstacles and launch successful businesses.

The Hannah Grimes Marketplace. located at 42 Main Street in Keene, is a retail store that focuses exclusively on local products.  The Marketplace helps build local businesses and connect businesses to regional customers.

To learn more about the Hannah Grimes Center and Marketplace, visit www.hannahgrimes.com.