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PHOTOS: Sen. Griffo Presents NYS Senate Empire Awards to Three Lewis County Businesses

 

Published: April 21, 2022 at 02:00 p.m.

By: Nick Altmire

 

Lewis County, NY-State Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R,C,IP- Rome) presented the New York State Senate 2021 Empire Award to three Lewis County businesses during stops in the county on Thursday morning.

 

The Empire Award honors businesses that are leaders in their industry, use innovative methods or products, increase
jobs and economic growth and make significant community contributions that affect New York State, according to Sen. Griffoís office.  Some of the criteria used to determine awardees include:

 

  • Businesses that are leaders in their industry, are developing an outstanding, thriving business; using innovative methods or product(s); increasing jobs, economic growth, and making significant contributions which positively impact their local community and New York State; 
  • Businesses that encourage other area businesses to form, or have formed partnerships within the community; those that hire veterans; hire/train individuals with disabilities; those that have created entrepreneurial success by increasing economic opportunities; family-owned businesses that have successfully passed from one generation to another; an emerging innovative business that has developed an outstanding and successful product or service. 
  • Businesses that have created a culture of philanthropy, those that volunteer their time or services, and demonstrate exceptional leadership in the community; conduct virtuous ethical practices; utilize green practices, outstanding service, or have contributed significantly to their communityís quality of life. 

 

This morning, Empire Awards were presented to Millerís Meat Market in Watson, QubicaAMF in Lowville, and Noltís Country Store in Lowville for their contributions to the community. Photos from each presentation are included below.

 

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Sen. Joseph A. Griffo (center) presents Darrell Miller (left) and Danny Miller (right) of Millerís Meat Market with a NYS Senate Empire Award on April 21, 2022

 

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Sen. Joseph A. Griffo (center) presents Wayne White (left) and Shellie Marks (right) of QubicaAMF with a NYS Senate Empire Award on April 21, 2022

 

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Sen. Joseph A. Griffo (left) presents Elaine Nolt (right) owner of Noltís Country Store with a NYS Senate Empire Award on April 21, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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