The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has whittled down the contenders for its annual businesses awards to a collection of finalists.

The chamber will announce the winners in all six categories at the Eighth Annual Business Awards Luncheon on June 18. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Gilbert in its San Tan Elegante Conference Center, located at 1800 S. SanTan Village Parkway. General admission is $50 and chamber admission is $35, and additional information is available by visiting

The nominees for this year’s awards are:

Volunteer of the Year

Tracey Groy, The Original Basket Boutique

Jill Schiefelbein, Impromptu Guru

James Stoes, Edward Jones Investments

Family Business of the Year

Advance Paper & Maintenance Supply

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Gecko Grill

Norwood Furniture

R & K Building Supplies

Serrano’s Mexican Restaurant

Employer of Choice

Farm Bureau Financial Services – Lisa Fairbanks

Orbital Sciences Corp.

Plumbing Medic

Large Business of the Year

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

Rigid Industries

Southwest Airlines

Medium Business of the Year

20 Volume Salon and Spa

A Child’s Place at the Ranches

Bushtex, Inc.

Hyatt Place Phoenix-Gilbert

John’s Refrigeration

Re/Max Solutions

Small Business of the Year

910 West

Apricot Lane Boutique

Groundzero Restoration

Rayhons Financial Solutions

The Original Basket Boutique


Savante Salon

Sun Valley Medical Billing

Woodard Construction

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