Business digest — Sept. 20

Owner receives Ronald Award

John Snowberger, who owns McDonald’s restaurants in Clovis, Portales, Tucumcari and Roswell, was given the Ronald Award, an annual honor for the top owner/operator in each region for the fast-food restaurant.

Snowberger is part of the Greater Southwest Region, which includes parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and New Mexico. He was chosen Sept. 8 from 115 candidates during the conference, held in Santa Fe.

The award is based on factors including community involvement, employee turnover percentages and business growth.