Chamber members present entrepreneurial award to couple

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Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce members honored Joe and Kelly Semione of Gloversville (shown above) with the 2018 Thomas B Constantino Entrepreneurial Award on Jan. 18 at Holiday Inn. (Photo submitted)

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce members honored Joe and Kelly Semione of Gloversville with the 2018 Thomas B Constantino Entrepreneurial Award on Jan. 18 at Holiday Inn.

The husband and wife entrepreneurs believe in keeping their eyes out for great opportunities and then offering an excellent product at a fair price, according to a news release.

Their current businesses include Perfection Cleaning, which Joe started in 1984, and Meco’s Perfect Scoop ice cream shop, which Kelly opened in 2014. The two also owned and sold Gloversville Bottle and Can and Perfect Redemption Bottle and Can Redemption Center in Meco.

Living up to their promises, having an owner presence, and not taking shortcuts are some of the tenets the two follow in their business lives, the release stated. They are proud to house their locations in the hamlet of Meco and have made every effort to be a positive presence in the region by taking pride in the appearance of their shop and offices and the friendliness of their staff members. Perfection Cleaning currently employs six people, and the business has 25 commercial customers. Meco’s Perfect Scoop employs eight to 10 people typically.

By Josh Bovee

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