RUTLAND - Rutland Economic Development Corporation's honored Peter Giancola of Giancola Construction Corporation with the REDC Member of the Year award for his service to the organization.
In addition, two REDC Business Excellence awards were presented to Central Vermont Eye Care and Vermont Wood Pellet Company.
Central Vermont Eye Care was recognized for job creation, high-tech services and green building.
The Vermont Wood Pellet Company received its award for job creation and development in the new "green" economy.
REDC is a private, not-for-profit whose mission is to encourage and enhance business success in Rutland County. It offers assistance in areas such as financing, site location, business expansion, business recruitment and business counseling.