2015 Small Business of the Year awards announced Dec. 16.

The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce recognized small local businesses with its 2015 Small Business of the Year awards at its Dec. 16 luncheon.

Lighthouse Catering was awarded the 2015 Small Business of the Year for Trailblazer; Cheer Inc. won the award for Nonprofit Leader; and Mercantile Processing Inc. won the award for Business Leader.

All the businesses demonstrated a commitment to customer service, staff training and growth and exemplified strong community involvement and excellence in industry. State Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-19th District, and State Rep. Ruth Briggs King, R-37th District, presented special State tributes to the winners.

Volunteers also were recognized for their service, and the 2016 board was installed.