2015 Chamber Awards Announced
The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce gives out 3 distinguished awards yearly. The Chamber Awards program has been in existence since 1978 where it has grown from the Citizen Award only to the Business Person Award and newly added
Business of the Year Award.
The 2015 winners were selected based on their business and personal achievements and contributions to Cuyahoga Falls which includes their volunteer work and efforts in the community and in the Chamber of Commerce.
All Chamber of Commerce Members were eligible to receive the Business Person of the Year Award and Member Business of the Year Award. And all Chamber Members and Residents of Cuyahoga Falls were eligible to receive the Citizen of the Year Award.
Chamber CEO Laura Petrella says “These awards are the highest honor a person and business in Cuyahoga Falls can receive from the Chamber of Commerce.”
2015 Chamber Award Winners:
CUYAHOGA FALLS RESIDENT
2015 Citizen of the Year
The Chamber of Commerce recognizes a RESIDENT in the City of Cuyahoga Falls who has contributed significantly to the quality of life in Cuyahoga Falls through volunteering and community involvement that includes business, government or community service.
2015 Business Person of the Year
Matt Weiss, Right Brain Design Group
The Chamber of Commerce recognizes a CHAMBER MEMBER in the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce for their outstanding contributions and achievements in business and community service.
2015 Business of the Year
Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home & Crematory
The Chamber of Commerce recognizes a CHAMBER MEMBER BUSINESS in the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce for their growth in business, renovation and expansion efforts, creation of jobs and their commitment to the community.
The following Chamber Member business leaders served on the 2015 Awards Committee for the Chamber of Commerce:
2015 Awards Co-Chairs:
Bob Gruber, Wellness & Wealth by Choice
Keith Viers, Ohio Savings Bank
2015 Awards Committee:
Rebecca Davey, Hamilton Appraisal Service
John Friend, The Fedeli Group
Greg Cook, Foot Traffic Solutions
Russ Iona, American Mortgage Service Co.
Jeff Iula, Council Member at Large
Larry Walters, Motortech
2015 Chamber Awards Sponsors:
American Mortgage Service Co.
COSE /Council of Smaller Enterprises
Baker Snow and Ice Management
Ohio Savings Bank
Summit Villa Care Center
Two Men And A Truck Akron
Western Reserve Hospital
The 2015 awards recipients will be honored at the Chamber Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Sheraton Suites – Cuyahoga Falls from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Mayor Don Walters will introduce and present the awards for the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce.
The 2015 Chamber Awards Luncheon speaker is Kordell Norton, Synergy Systems who will speak on “Leadership in Small Business”.
The 2015 Chamber Awards Luncheon is co-sponsored by Chamber Members Broadman Baptist Church and Western Reserve Hospital.
The cost to attend the 2015 Chamber Awards Luncheon is $18 for Chamber Members and $28 for Non-Chamber Members. firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2015 awards recipients will also have the opportunity to ride in the Chamber car/convertible donated for the day from our Chamber Member car dealers on Monday, May 25 at the Cuyahoga Falls Memorial Day Parade.
The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1926 and serves as the voice of business in Cuyahoga Falls and is located at 151 Portage Trail, Suite 1, Cuyahoga Falls. Laura A. Petrella, CEO can be reached at 330-929-6756 or email@example.com and www.cfchamber.com
The mission statement of the Chamber is as follows:
“The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce actively promotes partnership of business and community succeeding together.”
Business. Community. Growth.
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
151 Portage Trail, Suite 1
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221