2013 "Small Business Owner of the Year" Award
Safe Harbor Eldercare
Helping Seniors Live at Home
Cape Cod SCORE presented its 20th annual "Small Business Owner of the Year" award to Richard Elliott-Grunes, owner of Safe Harbor Eldercare in Falmouth who was selected from among the many small business clients that come to SCORE for business mentoring.
SCORE Small Business Owner of the Year Award Presentation, 2013 winner, Richard Elliott-Grunes - Safe Harbor Eldercare (right) receiving award from SCORE Mentor, David Chase (center) and Awards Chairman, Jim Garpow (left).
In addition, Richard Elliott-Grunes receives special recognition, at right, by Mass. State Representative David T. Viera. Read details below
SCORE also presented "Build a Better Mousetrap" awards to the owners of 16 small businesses selected by Cape & Islands Chambers of Commerce. See details and photos below
The ceremonies took place on May 16th, at SCORE’s annual awards breakfast held at Old Yarmouth Inn, Yarmouthport, MA and were introduced by SCORE's chairman, Walter Dolbier.
Dorothy A. Savarese, President and CEO (pictured right) of The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank was the keynote speaker for the event, presenting: "Innovations in Banking and Payments
SCORE also gratefully acknowledges the outstanding work of James Garpow, a SCORE Mentor and volunteer, who for the past 10 years, as Awards Chairman, has tirelessly dedicated his time to ensure the success of the annual SCORE Awards Program. Thank you Jim for all your hard work!
SCORE's "2013 Small Business Owner of the Year"
Richard Elliott-Grunes - Safe Harbor Eldercare
775 East Falmouth Highway, #323, East Falmouth, MA 02526
Tel. 508-457-1193 or 866-566-2587 - www.safeharboreldercare.com
Safe Harbor Eldercare in East Falmouth was established in 2007 as a private homecare agency that is dedicated to helping seniors stay safely at home for as long as they choose. “Providing compassionate, professional, and affordable homecare is our mission,” says Richard Elliott-Grunes, co-owner of the agency with his wife, Lauren. They purchased the company in 2007, when they moved to Cape Cod with their daughter, Katie, to be closer to Lauren’s parents who live in Orleans. They’ve had double-digit growth for 5 of the last 6 years.
SCORE's "Build a Better Mousetrap Award" Winners
SCORE's "Build a Better Mousetrap" Award honors companies that survive the critical first five years and appear to be headed for long-term success. All Chambers of Commerce on the Cape & Islands are invited to participate by selecting one of their member companies for recognition. In 2013 SCORE's "Build a Better Mousetrap" Awards go to 17 deserving companies, as listed below.Brewster Chamber of Commerce honors:
Dr. Tim McAdams - Breakwater Dental
"A Better Quality of Care, A Better Quality of Life."
Douglas & Kristin Shearer - Paine’s Patio
Erik Bevans & Tom Hughes - The Quahog Republic
97 Spring Bars Road, Falmouth MA 02540
Tel. 508-759-9390 - www.quahogrepublic.com
"Live, Give, Relax - Live the Lifestyle...Wear the Gear!"
Laurie & Peter Savas - The Crooked Fence
562 Main St., Chatham, Ma 02633
Tel. 508-945-4622 - www.crookedfence.com
"A Unique Cape Cod Gift Store, Blending Nautical Gifts and Home Décor."
Dennis Chamber of Commerce honors:
Deirdre & Michael Leyden - Cape Cod Viking Real Estate
242 Swan River Road, P.O. Box 415, West Dennis, MA 02670
Tel. 508.760.1978 - www.leydenteam.com
"Real Estate for Real People"
Eastham Chamber Of Commerce honors:
Lucy Jalbert, Lucy J Glass
480 Massasoit Rd., Eastham, MA 02642
Tel. 508-240-5920 - www.lucyjglass.com
"Fused Glass, Stained Glass & Jewelry - Capturing the ‘ART & BEAUTY’ of the Cape."
Beth Colt - Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street, PO Box 4, Woods Hole, MA 02543
Tel. 508-495-0248 - http://woodsholeinn.com
"The Perfect Place to Start your Cape Cod Vacation."
Justin Labdon - Cape Cod Beach Chair Co.
"The Best Beach Chairs in the World."
Hyannis Chamber of Commerce honors:
Kimberly Schuler & Sheryl Baba - Solstice Day Spa
"Your Day-cation Destination."
Mashpee Chamber of Commerce honors:
Rachael Hicks - Care From the Heart, LLC
"Supporting Independent Living for Elders."
Orleans Chamber of Commerce honors:
Provincetown Chamber of Commerce honors:
Doug Walker - blú day spa
306 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
Tel. 508-487-5506 - www.bluday.com
"The Art of Body and Skin Care"
Sandwich Chamber of Commerce honors:
Michael Magyar - The Glass Studio on Cape Cod
"The Sandwich Glass Studio on Cape Cod of Michael Magyar"
The Roberts Family - Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce honors:
Olaf & Angie Valli - SICKDAY Inc.
361 Main St., Wellfleet, MA 02667
Tel. 508-214-4158 - http://www.sickdaysurf.com
"Offering Surfing & Skating equipment & apparel + Rentals & Lessons."
Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce honors: