SCARBOROUGH — The Board of Directors of the Scarborough Economic Development Corp. will honor five businesses at its annual meeting next week. 

The awards will be presented at a gathering at The Landing at Point on Oct. 5. The meeting also marks the corporation’s 25th anniversary.

The awards and recipients are: Project of the Year to Robert Gaudreau, president of Hardypond Construction for Elevation Farms; Outstanding Community Service to Hospice of Southern Maine; Legacy Business of the Year to Len Libby Chocolates; New Business of the Year to PlumChoice; and Micro Business of the Year to Snyder & Bilodeau, CPA.

“I can think of no better way to celebrate our 25 years of service to the town of Scarborough than by honoring local businesses,” Harvey Rosenfeld, SEDCO’s president and executive director, said in a statement. “These five businesses exhibit both business acumen and community spirit.”

The annual meeting and celebration are open to the public. Former Gov. Angus King will deliver the keynote address. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information e-mail [email protected] or call 883-4893.