Howsers wins Chamber's top award
Howsers Supermarket won Business of the Year and Alaska Mountain Guides received the Community Service Award at Saturday’s Haines Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Supermarket owner Mike Ward was cited for beautification of downtown, promotion of local shopping and “green” merchandising.
Creating programs for local youths were among accomplishments credited to AMG.
The Hair Shop won the group’s annual award for customer service and Mike’s Bikes and Boards, a skateboard and bike shop, was recipient of the Rising Star Award as a promising, new business.
The evening included presentations by Mayor Stephanie Scott, former borough manager Robert Venables and state Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka.