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Chamber Announces 34th Annual Community Awards

By on April 9, 2019

The Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce announced award recipients to be recognized at its 34th Annual Community Awards Gala. The premier event will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Rochester Marriott Airport Hotel, 1890 West Ridge Road, Greece, NY 14615. Reception will be 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm with Dinner & Awards Program from 7:00 pm – 9:30.

The Chamber’s 34th Annual Community Awards Committee has selected the following outstanding individuals, organizations and projects for recognition in 2019: 

Arts & Culture Award 

Greece Performing Arts Society and The Greece Historical Society (Joint Award) 

Building Award for New Construction – Greece OBGYN 

Building Award for Renovation – T. C. Hooligans 

Business Person of the Year – David and Michael Perotto (Joint Award

Economic Engine Award – Eastman Business Park 

First Responder of the Year – Chief Steven Mills Ridge Road Fire District 

Girlie Goodwin Citizen of the Year – Celia McIntosh

Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking History Award – Maureen Whalen 

Thomas E. Schommer Spirit of the Chamber Award – Thomas and Sharon Fein 

William E. Selke Senior Citizen of the Year – John D. Foy 

Young Professional of the Year – Heather Henderson

This year’s sponsors: Petsaver, Photo Creations by Wayne Panepinto, Marriott Rochester Airport, Bryant & Stratton College, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust, 13 WHAM ABC TV, Greece Regional Bank, Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home, and Haylor Freyer & Coon, Inc. 

13WHAM News Anchor Doug Emblidge will be the Master of Ceremonies. “The Annual Community Awards Gala is one of our favorite events. It gives us great pleasure to highlight the outstanding individuals and organizations that make our community so exceptional. We are looking forward to celebrating and thanking our community’s best and brightest on April 25th,” said Greece Regional Chamber President and CEO Sarah Lentini. 

Each year, the Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes exceptional individuals, business people, and organizations whose business and volunteer activities demonstrate significant contributions to our community. Nominations are solicited and received throughout the community and reviewed by the Chamber’s Community Award Selection Committee. 

Tickets for the 34th Annual Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Awards are available for purchase online through Friday, April 17th and are $50 each for Greece Regional Chamber members and $60 each for the general public. For more information visit 

Reservations are required. 

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