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Operation Oswego County Presents Award To ‘Buddy’ Broadwell

OSWEGO, NY – At its annual meeting in June, Operation Oswego County (OOC) presented its 2012 Dee Heckethorn Entrepreneur Award to George “Buddy” Broadwell.

George “Buddy” Broadwell
George “Buddy” Broadwell recognized

Broadwell was recognized for his entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and dedication to perfection which have been catalysts to fostering economic development, job creation and a driving force for the hospitality industry in Oswego County for nearly four decades, for his outstanding leadership and vision in establishing numerous hospitality businesses including the Best Western and Quality Inn Hotels, Bayshore Banquet Facility and the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center.

Pictured are, from left, Nancy Bellow, OOC board president,;Broadwell; and L. Michael Treadwell, OOC executive director.