Tonight marks the 139th annual Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce‘s dinner, and the presentation of the IMPACT Award.  The award is given out each year based on "growth, innovation, response to adversity, quality of the work environment and contributions for the greater Richmond community."

You can read more about the award process at "Brace for IMPACT" on

Here are this year’s finalists (quoted from the article, weblinks inserted by me):

  • Intercept Youth Services, a provider of comprehensive treatment programs for troubled adolescents.
  • Nelsen Family Funeral Services, one of central Virginia’s largest funeral service providers.
  • RJ Smith Construction, Inc., a diversified commercial construction company with multiple specialties.
  •, a national job search site that specializes in hourly jobs.
  • Worth Higgins & Associates, Inc., an employee-owned, sheet fed commercial printer founded in 1970.
  • Congratulations to all of the finalists!