Harrisonburg- Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) has received the Free Enterprise Award for Small Business from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented Wednesday evening in Richmond at the organization’s annual dinner.
“I am honored to be named a Chamber Free Enterprise Award recipient for our work to find solutions to lower health care costs for small businesses and their employees,” stated Wilt. “I look forward to the opportunity to continue to work with the Virginia Chamber and our local chambers to seek to advance policies that improve the business climate and quality of life for all citizens.”
Free Enterprise Award recipients are recognized for their support of pro-business policies during the 2019 General Assembly Session that are consistent with the principles and initiatives outlined in the Chamber’s long-term economic development plan, Blueprint Virginia 2025.
Speaking about award recipients, Chamber President and CEO Barry DuVal stated, “At the Virginia Chamber, we recognize the important role that legislators play in bringing the business community together and making Virginia the best state for business. These legislators have been vital in defending Virginia’s business climate and advancing the goals of Blueprint 2025, to ensure Virginia continues to grow and prosper.”
Delegate Wilt is a small business owner and currently serves as the Chairman of the Virginia Small Business