EASTON, Md. - In Easton Tuesday, Rise Up Coffee Roasters received a special award for their contributions to the local community and economy.
Maryland's Comptroller presented Rise Up with the 2017 Bright Light Award for Talbot County to Rise Up's co-owners Tim Cureton and Noah Kegley.
The Bright Lights Award recognizes innovation in the private and nonprofit sectors that strengthens Maryland's economy.
It also highlights businesses that generate jobs and develop new ideas to deliver products to customers
Officials say Rise Up is a great representation of what local business do for our state.