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Greater Spokane announces Agora Award winners

Local businesses lauded for leadership, service

A Spokane accounting company, a catering outfit and a distillery are among the winners of Greater Spokane Inc.’s annual award for business leadership, the organization announced Tuesday.

A panel of volunteer judges grants the Agora Awards based on criteria such as company growth, marketing strategy and customer service, according to Greater Spokane Inc. The winners were:

• Large Business: Accounting company LeMaster Daniels PLLC

• Medium Business: Spokane Valley catering and events company Beacon Hill

• Small Business: Just American Desserts

• Entrepreneurial Spirit: Dry Fly Distilling, Inc.

• Nonprofit 501(c)3: Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant

• Nonprofit 501(c)6: Downtown Spokane Partnership/ Business Improvement District

• C. Michael Archer Community Service: Visual communication company Klündt Hosmer