At its 8th Annual Community & Business Builder Awards Aug. 21, the Marana Chamber of Commerce praised local businesses for their contributions to the local economy.

Mathnasium of Marana was named top small business, Spectrum Ina Road Auto Collision took home mid-size business honors and Rosemont Copper won the large business distinction. 

Mayor Ed Honea presented the awards during the ceremony at The Highlands at Dove Mountain 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.

“The Marana Chamber focuses on building business and community relationships. This award is a way to recognize companies that exceed in doing that.” said Chamber president/CEO Ed Stolmaker in a news release. “Congratulations to all the winners and nominees for their dedication and commitment to the Marana community."

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