• 35th Annual Awards Dinner POSTPONED

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    Name: 35th Annual Awards Dinner POSTPONED
    Date: May 19, 2020
    Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    2019 Award Winners Group Photo
    Event Description:
    Our May gala event is being rescheduled for Wednesday, September 30th. Stay tuned for further details.

    At our annual dinner gala we honor individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact on the quality of life in the Gates and Chili Communities.  

    Advertise in our full-color program book:
    email mary.c.sperr@gmail.com with your ad copy or with questions
    • 1/4 pg - $60
    • 1/2 pg - $80
    • Full pg - $135
    • Inside Covers - $155 (Inside Front SOLD)
    • Outside Back Cover - $200 SOLD
    Our 2019 program is available on the chamber website www.gcchamber.com
    Nominations are now being accepted. DEADLINE: Monday, March 2, 2020.

    Beautification Awards 
    – Town of Gates & Town of Chili (one each)
    Recognizes an individual or organization for new construction or restoration of existing facilities to enhance the area.
    2019 Winners:   Chili - Cornerstone Urgent Care Center 
                       Gates – Gates Chili Federal Credit Union

    Joseph Entress Memorial Award – Economic Development
    Recognizes an individual or organization for on-going improvement encouraging continued economic development in the area.
    2019 Winner:  Taylor Heating & Air Conditioning
    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.
    2019 Winner:  Servpro of Northwest and Southwest Monroe County
    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.
    2019 Winner:  Chili Lions Club
    Outstanding Citizen
    Recognizes an individual located in or servicing the Gates and Chili area, who has contributed to the betterment of the community.
    2019 Winner:  Robert Jackson (WestSide Express)
    Youth Leadership Award
    Acknowledges a youth group or individual (21 years or under) who lives or works in the Gates and 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.
    2019 Winners:  Kynesha Milwood, Maya Blackwell and Zionah Campbell

    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.
    2019 Winner:  Mammoliti Family (Calabresella’s Deli and Studio Expo Salon and Day Spa)
    Young Professionals Award
    Acknowledges 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.
    2019 Winner: Dalton Letta, Campaign D
    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.
    2019 Winner: Mary Sperr, Chili Councilwoman

    Special Recognition Awards were presented to:
    Gates Police Keystone Club in honor of their 50th Anniversary
    Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home in honor of their 50 year anniversary
    Gates to Recovery for their work surrounding the Opioid Crisis

    Brook Lea Country Club
    891 Pixley Road
    Rochester, NY 14624

    Date/Time Information:
    5:30 pm     Registration, Cocktail & Hors D'oeuvres ▪ Cash Bar 
    6:15 pm     Dinner & Awards Presentation       
    Online Registration available at 
    Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.
    Contact Information:
    Make checks payable to:
    Gates-Chili Chamber 2020 Awards  
    Mail payment 
    to GCCC Awards,
    PO Box 24083, Rochester, NY 14624

    Cash or Credit Cards accepted 
    Online payments and registration at www.gcchamber.com

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