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The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce will host Small Business Month in May 2021.

The month includes a pair of signature events:

Small Business of the Year Award recipients named

​The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce named the recipients of the 2021 Small Business of the Year Awards at a program held at Athletic Park in Wausau on Wednesday, May 19.

The 2021 Small Business of the Year Awards recognized business growth, community involvement and innovative efforts in the Wausau region and was a part of the Chamber’s Small Business Month. Rashad Williams and Neena Pacholke of WAOW served as the emcees for the event.

The 2021 Small Business of the Year Award recipients named at the event were Northwest Tool & Manufacturing Co Inc in the Business-to-Business category, Wausau Country Club Inc in the Business-to-Consumer category and The Neighbors' Place Inc in the Charitable Non-Profit category.

Read more here.


Past Small Business of the Year recipients:

​Badger International (1984)
Becher-Hoppe Associates Inc (2010)
Becker Communications Inc (1988)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin Inc (2012)
Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area Inc (2013)
Bridge Community Health Clinic (2014)
Center for the Visual Arts Inc (2016)
City Grill Restaurant & Event Space (2017)
Colby Metal (2018)
Creative Communication & Design Inc (2016 )
Crystal Finishing Systems Inc (2000)
CW Paper (1989)
Deluxe (FKA Wausau Financial Systems) (1995)
Evolutions in Design LLC (2005)
Finishing Touch Signs (2014)
Fred Mueller Automotive Inc (1987)
G3 Industries (FKA Wire Maid Manufacturing) (1999)
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co, The (2015)
Grebe’s Inc (2014)
Griesbach Auto Service Inc (2016)
Hadley Office Products Inc (1985)
Home Insulation Company of Wausau Inc (2010)
Hsu’s Ginseng Enterprises Inc (1991)
Hurtis Heating & Air Conditioning Inc (2009)
IROW Shredding, Recycling & Consulting (1998)
J & D Tube Benders Inc (2005)
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Inc - Northcentral District (2017)
K-tech Charities Inc (2021)
​K-tech Kleening Systems Inc (2007)
Kafka Granite LLC (2011)
Kinziegreen Marketing Group (FKA Kinzie & Green Inc) (1993)
Kohlman’s IGA (1983)
Kulp’s of Stratford LLC (2012)
L & S Electric Inc (1986)
LB Medwaste Services Inc (2021)
LandArt Inc (2008)
Lewis Construction Inc (2007)
Luoma Design Solutions Inc (2019)
Major Industries Inc (2009)
Management Recruiters of Wausau LLC (2004)
Mint Cafe Inc, The (2006)
Mutual of Wausau Insurance Corporation (2015)
Norlen Inc (1997)
Pepsi Cola Bottling of Wausau (1981)
Preventive Dental Specialties Inc (2003)
REI Engineering Inc (2002)
Riiser Energy (1994)
RMM Solutions Inc (2013)
Ruppel Chiropractic LLC (2019)
Something’s Brewing LLC (1990)
Spectrum Insurance Group LLC (2017)
Stainless Specialists Inc (1996)
Stine Eye Center LLC (2012)
TCTeardrops (2018)
TD Fischer Group Inc (2006)
United Way of Marathon County Inc (2015)
Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle Inc (2004)
Vortex Tool Inc (2001)
Wausau Carriers Inc (1992)
Wausau Catering Inc - Rose Garden Banquet & Catering (2003)
Wimmer Construction Inc (1982)
Wausau Container Corporation (2002)
Wausau River District Inc (2019)
Wausau Smiles Dental LLC (2021)
​The Women's Community (2018)
Wynn O Jones & Associates Inc (2008)
Yach’s Body & Custom Inc (2011)
Young’s Drug Store (2013)