Cast Your Vote for the People’s Choice Award

Just like American Idol and Dancing with the Stars, MetroAction and The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce are turning to the community to decide the outcome of the inaugural People’s Choice Award! As part of the SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence), the People’s Choice Award, sponsored by People’s National Bank, celebrates the community’s favorite area business. The nominees include many of the finalists from this year’s SAGE Awards. You may vote once a day until November 5 .

The winner will be announced at the Awards Gala on November 11 at The Mellow Theater, Lackawanna College. Tell your friends, family and colleagues to get out there and vote for their favorite business!

The finalists in each SAGE Award category are:

Small Business of the Year

  • DxDempsey
  • Kelly’s Pub and Eatery
  • The Dance Studio

Solo-preneur of the Year

  • Bella Faccias
  • Design Done Right
  • Laugh to Live

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Exhale Hookah Lounge
  • Nibbles & Bits
  • Nunzi’s Advertising Specialties

Best Practices in Community Involvement

  • Happenings Magazine
  • Universal Printing
  • WNEP

Best Practices in Customer Service

  • Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank
  • Pennstar Bank
  • Toyota of Scranton

Best Practices in Technology and Innovation

  • Hydro4ge
  • Semian Real Estate Group
  • TMG

Excellence in Professional Development

  • Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Prudential Retirement
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot

Green Practices

  • Alliance Landfill/Waste Management
  • Everything Natural
  • Johnny’s Car Wash
  • Keystone College/Sodexo
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot
  • UGI Utilities

Healthy Workplace of the Year

  • Allied Services
  • Gerrity’s Supermarkets
  • Marywood University

Hometown Star

  • First Friday Scranton
  • Steamtown Original Music Showcase
  • The Christmas Holiday Bureau

New and Emerging Small Business

  • Geico
  • KidDilly
  • Wilmot’s

Non-Profit Organization of the Year

  • American Red Cross of Lackawanna County
  • EOTC of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Pride and Progress in Exterior Renovations

  • Backyard Ale House
  • Gerrity’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Scranton Parking Authority

Pride and Progress in Interior Renovations

  • Gerrity’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Penn State Worthington Scranton
  • Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center

Pride and Progress in New Construction

  • Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation
  • Penn East Federal Credit Union
  • Penn Security Bank and Trust Company

Pride and Progress in Landscape and Site Design

  • City of Scranton Park and Recreation and Leadership Lackawanna
  • Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation
  • Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority

Pride and Progress in Community Pride

  • Abington Area Joint Recreation Board
  • Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation
  • Penn Security Bank and Trust Company

Pride and Progress in Green Renovations

  • Gerrity’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Lackawanna County
  • NEPA Center for Independent Living

Woman of Excellence

  • Tina Jezuit
  • Sondra Myers
  • Donna Simpson