• 33rd Annual Chamber Community Awards Dinner Gala

    • Share:
    Name: 33rd Annual Chamber Community Awards Dinner Gala
    Date: May 10, 2018
    Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    33rd Annual Gates-Chili Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Dinner Gala 
    Nominations are open to the entire community. Submit your nomination today! Click on "Awards Nomination" at the top of this page.

    Award Descriptions and Last Year's winners: 
    Beautification Awards Town of Gates & Town of Chili (one eachRecognizes an individual or organization for new construction or restoration of existing facilities to enhance the area.
    2017 Winners:  Chili – Stonehedge Beef Farm  Gates – Jim’s Ground
    Joseph Entress Memorial Award Economic Development
    Recognizes an individual or organization for on-going improvement encouraging continued economic development in the area.
    2017 Winner:  Tryad Group, Rochester Tech Park
    Innovative Business Award
    Acknowledges an existing or recent addition to the business community which has stimulated economic growth and commerce, with regards to product demand and originality of the enterprise or product/service.
    2017 Winner:  Jenn’s Cookie Creation
    Culture and Arts Award
    Recognizes an individual or organization whose talents or patronage has strengthened the understanding, appreciation and support of art and culture as an integral part of community life.
    2017 Winner:  Chili Public Library
    Outstanding Citizen
    Recognizes an individual located in or servicing the Gates and Chili area, who has contributed to the betterment of the community.
    2017 Winners:  Chili – James Lechner   Gates – Frank Allkofer
    Dream Big Award - Small Business of the Year Award
    This award embodies the Spirit of Innovation-they often start small but DREAM BIG. We applaud the example they set, and the enormous contribution they make to our area’s economy.
    2017 Winner:  Story of Hope
    Youth Leadership Award
    Acknowledges a youth group or individual (21 years or under) who lives or works in the Gates and/or Chili area who has provided leadership in a business or business association, community service to others and serves as a role model among their peers.
    2017 Winner:  Jakob Wiesmore
    Young Professionals Award
    This award honors an emerging leader between the ages of 24 and 36 who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession, has a proven commitment to service by contributing time and energy to improving the quality of life of others in the community and serves as a role model both personally and professionally.
    2017 Winner: Sam Camarata
    Loretta Simmons Women’s Leadership Award
    Named after the Chamber’s first president, this award honors women in leadership roles throughout the area who contribute to the betterment of the community.
    2017 Winner: Loretta Simmons (In Memoriam)       

    Sponsored by Jessica Millan

    Event Sponsors:
    • Edward Jones
    IACC Italian American Community Center
    150 Frank Dimino Way
    Rochester, NY 14624
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 10th
    5:30 pm  Cocktails & Hors Doeuvres 
    6:15 pm  Dinner
    6:45 Award Presentations
    Contact Information:
    Chair, Diane Celento
    $35.00 Dinner 
    Set a Reminder:
    Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.