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An Evening in Pictures: 2018 Community Awards



 

 

   

 

Greece Regional Chamber

33rd Annual Community Awards:

An Evening in Pictures

 

 

A Christina Breen-Hale

Presenting Sponsor A Christina Breen-Hale

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Thank you to thank all of our sponsors and partners, with very special thanks to Presenting Sponsor A Christina Breen-Hale State Farm Agent for her continued generosity and critical support and to 13 WHAM ABC News Anchor Doug Emblidge for joining us for a 33rd year as our Master of Ceremonies.

 

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Master of Ceremonies Doug Emblidge

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Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo

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The 33rd Annual Community Awards Gala took place Thursday, April 26th, at the Rochester Marriott Hotel, starting with a 6:00 pm reception and social hour, followed by a sumptuous served dinner and awards program.

 

 

33rd Annual Community Awards

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33rd Annual Community Awards

Celebrating Community

 

We are all connected and our relationships to one another give us strength, joy, and a shared identity. 2018 marks the 33rd year of the Greece Regional Chamber's annual Community Awards Gala, a celebration of a very broad range of people and organizations whose excellence and generosity have contributed significantly to our connected sense of time and place.

 

This year, we recongized a truly exceptional group of honorees:

 

2018 HONOREES

 

  Exceptional Individuals

 

Sharon Quataert at 33rd Annual Community Awards

2018 Business Person of the Year

Sharon Quataert

Sharon Quataert Realty

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Girlie Goodwin Citizen of the Year

Shirley Munson

Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf

 

 

Skip Dorgan

2018 First Responder of the Year

Chris Bennett, Lieutenant (Retired)

(Accepted by Assistant Fire Chief Dorgan)

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

Joe Robach

2018 Thomas E. Schommer Spirit of the Chamber Award

Hon. Joseph E. Robach

New York State Senator

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William E. Selke Senior Citizen of the Year

Barbara Cuthbert

Northwest AARP

 

 

Young Professional of the Year

Letty Laskowski, Esq.

Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch LLP

 

 


In Memoriam

 

Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Eileen Coyle

 

Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Daniel E. Richardson

 


  

 

Outstanding Individuals, Organizations or Projects

 

Jim Montanus

2018 Arts & Culture Award

James Montanus

Montanus Photography

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

Building Awards

Transformation of Existing Space

Terri Granger

2018 Building Transformation Award

RE/MAX Plus

2850 W. Ridge Road, Rochester, NY

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

2018 Building Transformation Award

Ruby Gordon Home

140 Greece Ridge Center Drive, Rochester, NY

 

 

 

Kathy Graupman

2018 Education Award

Kathleen Graupman, Superintendent

Greece Central School District

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

Environment Award

Eagle Scouts and Eagle Scout Program

Seneca Waterways Council

Boyscouts of America

 

 

Health Award

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

 

 

William Sauers

2018 History Award

William Sauers

Greece Historical Society & Museum

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

Thank you to the Chamber's Community Awards Committee for

their outstanding work in selecting this year's awardees.


 

 

 

New York State Senator Joseph Robach

Honoree New York State Senator Joseph Robach

Photo by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating the extraordinary individuals who bring us together and have contributed so much to create our vibrant, caring, and strong community.

 


THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS!

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

A Christina Breen-Hale LogoPRESENTING SPONSOR

33rd Annual Community Awards

 

 

 

PLATINUM SPONSORS

 

 

Rochester Airport Marriott Hotel 

Rochester Airport Marriott Hotel

 

 

Platinum Premium Member Pet$aver Healthy Pet Superstore Logo

 

 

 

Platinum Sponsor Photo Creations by Wayne Panepinto Logo

Photo Creations by Wayne Panepinto

 

 

Rockcastle Florist Logo

 

 

 


 GOLD SPONSORS

 

Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home Platinum Sponsor of Greece Chamber 32nd Annual Community Awards

 

Community Awards Gold Sponsor Bryant & Stratton College

 

Gold Sponsor FranNet of Western New York  (Logo)

 

 


 

SILVER SPONSORS

 

Doodlebugs! Greece Logo

DOODLEBUGS! GREECE

 

 

Silver Sponsor Griswold Home Care

 

 

Nagel Consulting Logo

 

 

 

The Harley School Logo

 

 

 

Community Awards Silver Sponsor The Village | Rochester Regional Health Logo

 

 

Van Putte Gardens


 

BRONZE SPONSORS

 

 

Bronze Sponsor Five Star Urgent Care

 

 

Bronze Sponsor New York State Assemblyman Peter Lawrence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

   




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