SUTTON, Mass.-- The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce awarded four members, including two Northbridge businesses and a Millbury business, for meritorious duties to their community.
The trophies were handed out to Classic Envelope, based in Whitinsville, for their economic presence; William Fredericks, owner of Allcare Medical Supply for his support of local community outreach and charity programs; Michelle Fontaine for promoting tourism in the area; and Belinda Mazur for her volunteer work.
The award ceremony, which is the chamber's 34th annual event, are handed out to those in their membership who stand out from the crowd.
- Classic Envelope moved their office to Whitinsville in 1994 to a 90,000 square foot building. They also renovated an old mill in Douglas and turned it into their factory with 80 employees. They were handed the "Cornerstone Award."
- Fredericks was handed the "Gerry Gaudette Extra Mile Award." He started his medical supply company in Millbury in 2000 and has over 3,000 clients today.
- Fontaine was the recipient of the "Tourism Award". She is owner of FBSmarty, a social media training and management company in Douglas.
- Mazur started Images by Belinda Mazur, a Northbridge-based web design company founded in 2004.