JMI Named Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year 

JAMESTOWN, NY — On Monday, March 4, 2024, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce held their Salute to the Finest reception at the Double Tree hotel in Jamestown. This annual event recognizes the outstanding achievements of the local organizations who continue to make a difference in the community.

JMI was recognized as Business of the Year by the Chamber’s Jamestown Committee, in large part due to the company’s recent growth as well as the company’s ongoing commitment to the local community. 

Carrie Swanson, Jamestown Community Coordinator at the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce noted, “We felt as a group, that JMI has continued to grow in this ever changing economy and continued to show support for Jamestown and surrounding areas. They were the perfect winners for this year’s Business of the Year.”

From left to right: Daniel Heitzenrater, President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce; Aaron Olson who accepted the Business of the Year Award for JMI; and Vicki McGraw, owner of Elegant Edibles Catering and the Chair of the Chamber’s Jamestown Committee.

Several other members of the local business community were also recognized including: Chautauqua Soap Co., Ryan’s Phil & Cindy’s Lunch, Lafayette Corners, Chautauqua Patrons Insurance, and The Pub. 

From left to right: Audrey Ralston, owner of the Chautauqua Soap Company; Pam and David Pelow, owners of Lafayette Corners; Chris Smith and Aaron Olson of JMI; Sam Lisciandro of The Pub; Ryan Fitzpatrick, owner of Ryan’s Phil & Cindy’s Lunch; Mike Roberts, winner of the Service to Humanity award; and Vicki McGraw, committee chairwoman of the Salute to the Finest banquet hosted by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you to all the outstanding JMI employees who made it possible and congratulations to all of this year’s award recipients. 

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