2013 Business of the Year
January 2, 2014
The Apple Valley Medical Center was named 2013 Business of the Year by the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce. At the award presentation Dec. 11 were (from left) Scott Kadrlik, chamber board chairman; Linda Hack; Susan Berg; Abby Oxendine; Jacqueline Fitzgerald; Mike Foley, Apple Valley Medical Center administrator; Ed Kearney, chamber president; Derek Hensche; and Sue Seline.
“Apple Valley Medical Center is a medical institution which is doctor-owned and a model other communities would covet,” said Edward Kearney, chamber president. “They are very active in both the business community and the community at large.”
Apple Valley Medical Center was nominated along with many other businesses by chamber members and selected for the award by the chamber’s board of directors. Among the award criteria were a company’s sense of volunteerism, business citizenship, ethics, customer service, philanthropy, job growth, reinvestment in Apple Valley, and its standing as a great place to work.
Apple Valley Medical Center sponsors many local organizations with financial contributions and encourages its employees to volunteer. Among the organizations it supports are the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, the American Red Cross, 360 Communities Lewis House domestic violence shelters, Toys for Tots and local food shelves. It also sponsors numerous chamber events and actively participates in chamber and civic projects.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said Mike Foley, Apple Valley Medical Clinic administrator. “We have been a proud member of this community since 1974 and appreciate the support we have received from the chamber through the years.”