2017 Best Places to Work Celebrated

The 15th Annual  Frederick County Best Places to Work awards were held recently, celebrating Frederick businesses and the diverse benefits offered to their employees to stay competitive and encourage them to live where they work.  Five companies were honored, three which are located in The City of Frederick. Frederick Magazine covered the event in the August issue, which you can read here.

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Small Category (1-10 Employees) – Thurmont Child Care Center, Inc.

Small to Medium Category (11-29 Employees) – ImQuest BioSciences Inc.

Medium to Large Category ( 30-50 Employees) – MainSpring, Inc.  

Large Category (51-199 Employees) – DynPort Vaccine Company LLC

Major Employer Category (200+) – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association


This year the committee additionally recognized five Frederick businesses that generously provide their goods and services to those in community in need of a hand-up. A powerful video was created to celebrate these philanthropic efforts.

2017 Giving Back Award Recipients

Frederick Air – donates HVAC systems and repairs to those in need.

Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley – provides skills training and vocational services to those with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

Dynamic Automotive – partners with Second Chances Garage to donate car repairs on cars that Second Chances then donates to those in need including veterans.

Dr. Harvey Levy & Associates – provides free or discounted dental care to children in need during the month of February as well as offers dental services/repairs to those in the hospital that can’t afford it on their own.

Dublin Roasters – provides paying volunteer jobs to clients of Community Living and the Way Station.


To learn more about Frederick County Best Places to Work and nominating your company, visit the website at http://www.frederickbestplacestowork.com/

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