AHT Insurance Awarded 2017 Loudoun County Community Leadership Award
Leesburg, VA – February 1, 2017 – AHT Insurance is proud to announce that they have been awarded a 2017 Loudoun County Community Leadership Award from the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce. This award honors local businesses and community leaders that have shown true leadership and commitment to support the Loudoun community and its citizens. AHT qualified for this prestigious award by their commitment to both support and engage in the community. AHT hosts an annual charity golf tournament, raising more than $432,000 over the last 28 years for Loudoun Hunger Relief, Loudoun County Fire & Rescue, Loudoun Free Clinic and the Boys & Girls Club. Through donations and sponsorships, AHT supports local schools, Little League teams, organizations such as ECHO, the George C. Marshall International Center, Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg Garden Club, Bluemont Concert Series and the Loudoun Symphony. They also fund an annual college scholarship for local high school students. The firm also emphasizes employee volunteerism, with employees serving in leadership positions at local clubs, nonprofits, churches and teams. Additionally, their employees also collect food for Loudoun Hunger Relief, sends care packages to U.S. soldiers from Leesburg that are serving overseas and leads drives for Loudoun Toys for Tots.
Nineteen finalists were chosen in five categories including Large and Small Businesses, Nonprofit Executive, Executive Leaders and Young Professionals. These finalists were chosen by a panel of Loudoun’s top business and nonprofit leaders. AHT Insurance was awarded for the Large Business category which is defined as those with 100 or more employees. Nominees for the Large Business category included GAM Printing, Beckstrom Electric and AOL.
“It is truly a great honor to be recognized by our peers as a business that believes in its social responsibility to our communities and acts on that responsibility by investing our resources to improve conditions for those who need it most. With so many great stories of community commitment by all the nominees for this award, AHT can only be recognized as one candidate of so many who deserve recognition for the work that they do to make our communities a better place to work and live. The message the Chamber shared; one of supporting each other in every way we can truly resonates with us as it creates a virtuous circle of reinvestment and care for all our neighbors in need in Loudoun. AHT is proud to have been a member of Loudoun’s business community for more than 95 years and is looking forward to continuing to call Loudoun home as we are about to turn the page on our next century serving the community.” said AHT President, David Schaefer.
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce is a business networking and advocacy organization dedicated to creating and promoting a world class quality of life in Loudoun County, VA. They partner with member businesses, nonprofit organization and government partners to create experiences and opportunities that produce personal, professional and community success.