The Concord Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that Helen and Dave Halloran have been selected as the 2019 Business Team of the Year.
The Hallorans own and operate the Concord Flower Shop, 135 Commonwealth Ave., and display an original receipt from 1937 for a dozen roses and a dozen gladiolas costing $2.25.
Helen has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce since taking ownership of the Concord Flower Shop more than 35 years ago. She is a member of the Concord Rotary Club and a recipient of the Paul Harris Award. Helen was a founding member of the Concord Indies, a group focused on raising awareness of the importance of local independent businesses. In addition, she helped establish the annual fall Discover West Concord Day bringing attention to the many small businesses and a fun day for the community. Dave has been a Mason since he was 16 and continues to be active in the organization. He works at The Concord Funeral Home.
The business team will be honored at the Annual Dinner scheduled for Oct. 22 at Concord’s Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square.