Horton Holding recognized for commitment to economic development

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Horton Holding Inc. was recognized with the Celebrate Business Success Award for its commitment to advancing economic development in the Saint Paul/East metro area. “We are honored to be chosen to receive this award,” says Terry Gilberstadt of Horton Holding Inc. “We have been committed to strengthening our community since the business began 60 years ago.”

Horton has a long history of leadership in Junior Achievement and involvement in Meals on Wheels. The company provides donations to the United Way and Como Park Zoo and Conservatory as well as scholarship support for local technical colleges and universities. In addition to corporate giving, Horton recently has expanded its staff in Roseville, Minn., and other Midwest facilities. Several of Horton’s engineers were gained through participation in the University of Minnesota Engineering Co-op Program.

Developed in partnership between the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce and Moore, Costello & Hart P.L.L.P in 2005, the Celebrate Business Success Award honors businesses and individuals that provide leading examples of how members of the business community contribute to a shared vision of economic success throughout the area. The Chamber of Commerce receives hundreds of nominations each year; 15 winners are chosen and presented with the award at events throughout the year.