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Brandon, Riverview chambers present awards

Brandon Chamber presents awards at annual banquet

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards banquet Jan. 28 at the new Regent community center in Riverview. Janice Miller was named Ambassador of the Year. Maria Maranda received the Chairman's Award. Becky Jordan was the recipient of the Key Citizen Award, and Dr. Earl Lennard received the Greater Brandon Community Leadership Award.

Jordan and Lennard referenced their families' deep roots in the community as playing a key role in their dedication to community service.

Riverview Chamber names Joe Eletto Ambassador of the Year

The Riverview Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards dinner last month. Joe Eletto, Century 21-Beggins & Pure 4U, received the Ambassador of the Year Award. The chamber named Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care the 2010 Business of the Year. Stacy Self of Sam Cook's Home Service Centre & Hand to Hope was named Business Person of the Year.

Taking home the Margy Watkins Volunteer of the Year award for 2010 were Ramona and Robby Scharber, SportClips Haircuts. The Riverview Citizen of the Year for 2010 was awarded to Robert Heilmann, principal of Riverview High School. A new award was added in 2010 called the Shining Star Award. It was presented to Jack Parry of Parry Design.

Brandon, Riverview chambers present awards 02/03/11 [Last modified: Thursday, February 3, 2011 3:30am]
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