Lockport Chamber Annual Autumn Award & Dinner Gala

Thanks to the generous sponsors of 2016’s fabulous event that took place on Friday, November 18!


Congratulations to the 2016 Winners!


Pictured David Mede of Embers Tap House (left) accepting the Adelmann Improvement award from Lockport Chamber President Preston Lewis.


PURPOSE:  The Lockport Chamber of Commerce wishes to recognize business and/or property owners who have made an investment in the Lockport community by making significant exterior/interior improvements to their properties which have, in turn, had a positive impact on their neighbors in the business community.  The Adelmann Improvement Award compliments the City’s economic development by recognizing individual efforts and encouraging future investments in our community.  The Lockport Chamber of Commerce believes that healthy and vibrant commercial districts boost the economic health and overall quality of life in a community. Past winners:

Porter Plaza, 2012

Lockport Plaza, 2013

Master Lube, 2014

Lockport Dairy Queen, 2015

Embers Taphouse and Social Club, 2016

ELIGIBILITY:  Eligible improvements to existing commercial properties include the enhancement, upgrading, reconstruction or replacement of any or all of the following elements:

  • Buildings and facades
  • Landscaping
  • Exterior lighting/signage
  • Interior design improvements



Pictured Mervet Nolte of Sizzles Restaurant (right) accepting the Business of the Year award from Lockport Chamber President Preston Lewis.


PURPOSE:  The Lockport Chamber of Commerce wishes to recognize a business which has demonstrated excellence in the following categories:

  • Creativity and initiative in their business or profession
  • Providing valuable service by contributing time and energy to promote and improve the quality of life for others in the community.
  • Growth in the number of employees, sales or other criteria of success in its industry.
  • Financially or charitably supported/promoted Chamber events and activities consistently during the year.

Past winners:

TheraCORE Physical Therapy, 2012

Mamma Onesta’s Italian Restaurant, 2013

Naked Sprout/Gawea Yoga, 2014

Hollingworth Candies, 2015

Sizzles Restaurant, 2016

ELIGIBILITY:  Any nominated business must be a member in good standing of the Lockport Chamber.