GILBERT BUSINESSES, EDUCATORS, LEADERS TO BE HONORED AT 23rd ANNUAL EVENT

GILBERT BUSINESSES, EDUCATORS, LEADERS TO BE HONORED AT 23rd ANNUAL EVENT
Chamber, Town, School Districts Partner to Present Excellence Awards

GILBERT – The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Gilbert, education partners and others, will honor outstanding businesses and individuals on September 27th at the 23rd Annual Gilbert Community Excellence Awards, presented by APS.

The following award recipients will be recognized:

Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Sue Gaumont, Educator of the Year Award
Julie Wright, Staff Member of the Year Award

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce
Newman Realty, Spirit of Business Award
Former Mayor Cynthia Dunham, Visionary Award
Jan Newton, Nothing Bundt Cakes, The Leon Uhlhorn Chairman's Award

Gilbert Public Schools
Vicki Willems, The Dr. Wally Delecki Educator of the Year Award
Sherry Hornby, The Mrs. Sharon Orr Support Staff of the Year Award
Dawn Romero, The Mrs. Sheila Rogers Uggetti Volunteer of the Year Award

Higley Unified School District
Sarah Beimfohr, Educator of the Year Award
Angie Marqueling, Support Staff of the Year Award
Bob Lilienthal with Plato & Socrates, Volunteer of the Year Award

The Gilbert Republic
Nationwide Realty Investors-Rivulon Project, Beautification Award
Paul Norbut, The Geneva Clay Community Volunteer Award

Town of Gilbert
James Nelson, Tim Dorn Public Safety Award
Larry Taylor, Mayor’s Municipal Employee of the Year Award
Jim Frazier, Municipal Volunteer of the Year Award

Sponsored by APS, this formal evening is filled with celebration as we honor those in the community who have excelled in the areas of business, education and community involvement. A partnership between the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, Gilbert Public Schools, Higley Unified School District, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, the Town of Gilbert and The Gilbert Republic, the evening is truly a community event!

This event features Gilbert's Culinary Showcase with samplings provided by some of your local, favorite restaurants. A cash bar will be available for the purchase of soda, beer, and wine.
Individual tickets are $55 or a table for eight can be purchased for $440. For more information, contact Annette at (480) 941-6320 or register online at http://www.gilbertaz.com
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The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization with more than 750 members ranging from home-based businesses to large corporations and representing more than 52,000 employees. The Chamber proactively serves as a business advocate to strengthen the business climate in Gilbert. To learn more about or join the Chamber, please contact (480) 892-0056 or visit gilbertaz.com.

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