Join us on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, as we honor individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact on the quality of life in the Gates and Chili Communities.
Information about Sponsoring this event and Advertising in our full-color program book is available on the chamber website www.gcchamber.com.
Nominating begins on November 19, 2019.
Our 2019 Winners:
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
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 22 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