America’s progress has been driven by entrepreneurs who think big, take risks, and work hard. From the storefront shops that anchor downtown to high-tech industries to large-scale retail and service businesses – small businesses are the backbone of our economy. In the US, 28 million small businesses create nearly two out of three jobs in our nation’s economy; they provide jobs, spur economic growth and support local communities.
Longstanding, Faribault businesses 20+ years*
The legacy award is awarded to businesses that exemplified visionary values and inspirations in the Faribault business community and Incorporate our values and mission.
-EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
This award is given to an individual that partners with the Faribault business community to promote Pathways to Success for all Faribault students.
This award is given for excellent customer service. Excellent customer service creates loyal customers for life who are willing to refer your business to friends, family, and colleagues, but it doesn’t end there. Providing excellent customer service to both locals and visitors promotes Faribault as a great place to visit, work and live.
-BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
The award is given to the top business that represents our values and mission in the community.