Honors, designations and recognitions
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC gave awards to a number of exhibitors at its Business Expo @nd Technology Show. Event Central received the John M. Aichele Best of Show award; Giant Food Stores LLC received the award for the most attention-getting booth; Plouse Precision Manufacturing received the award for the most informative booth; Kirbtech LLC received the technology promotion award; Haller Enterprises Inc. received awards for Green Business and best sales effort; Interstate All Battery Center received the Rookie of the Year award; and J.P. Lilley & Son Inc. received the Best Corporate Image award.
Delaware Valley Chapter Three of the Institute of Real Estate Management, which has jurisdiction over 33 Pennsylvania counties and the state of Delaware, named High Associates Ltd. of East Lampeter Township its Accredited Management Organization of the Year in recognition of its performance, experience and financial stability among real estate management firms throughout eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
The Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors named James M. Spagnolo its 2012 Realtor of the Year. He is an associate broker with the Camp Hill office of Manor Township-based Prudential Homesale Services Group. He has more than 18 years of real estate experience and was president of GHAR in 2010. He is a board member of Central Penn Multi-List Inc. and also has been a state director with the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, as well as holding numerous committee positions with GHAR. State Rep. Susan C. Helm of the 104th legislative district was named to the Hall of Fame, which was established in 2000 to recognize the lifetime achievements of individuals involved in or having influenced the real estate industry. She is broker and owner of Century 21 at the Helm in Wormleysburg and has been in real estate for 29 years. Through the years, she has been a tireless advocate for the industry and property owners. Robert J. Fisher of R.J. Fisher & Associates Inc. received the Affiliate of the Year Award for his involvement and support of association activities. He has been an active member for four years and his company has sponsored numerous association, foundation and commercial council events. He also is a strong supporter of the association's government affairs efforts.