36TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY AWARDS GALA
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Doug Emblidge WHAM 13 will be emceeing our event!
Join us in congratulating our 2021 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. Chili - Chili Community Center Gates - 2320 Lyell Avenue
Joseph Entress Memorial Award – Economic Development Recognizes an individual or organization for on-going improvement encouraging continued economic development in the area. C&M Forwarding
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. Micron Technologies
Culture and Arts Award Recognizes an individual or organization whose talents or patronage have strengthened the understanding, appreciation, and support of art and culture as an integral part of community life. East Coast Training Center
Outstanding Citizen Recognizes an individual located in or servicing the Gates and Chili area, who has contributed to the betterment of the community. Krystin Letta
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. Brooke Leary
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. Lunt Chiropractic
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. Jeremy Sajdak
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. Tracy DiFlorio
Below are some photos taken of the award presentations made to our 2020 award winners.