April 26, 2013
Contact: Meredith Smith
Office (585) 475-6509
Mobile (585) 474-7025
The Henrietta Chamber of Commerce announces the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce Community of Excellence Award winners for 2013. These businesses, organizations and individuals will be recognized at an awards celebration and dinner on May 8, 2013 at Locust Hill Country Club.
Business Excellence: Rochester Precision Optics
Business Persons of the Year: Laurie Broccolo, Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care
Claude Wright, Wright Wisner Distributing Corp.
Timothy Wesley, American Maintenance Supply
Community Service: Rush-Henrietta Junior Royal Comets
Tina Thompson, Henrietta Town Historian
Design & Construction: Harris RF Communications
Special Achievement: Rick Dorschel, Dorschel Automotive Group
Henry Hansen, Monroe Tractor & Implement Inc.
“The Henrietta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recognize these outstanding companies, non-profit organizations and individuals for their amazing contributions to economic development and the quality of life in Henrietta,” said Bob Smith, President of the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce and General Manager at Frontier Communications.
“As Co-Chair of the Community of Excellence Awards celebration I am pleased to see such a diverse list of awardees,” said Dr. Kenneth Graham who is a member of the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Superintendent of Rush-Henrietta Schools.
“Henrietta is an exceptional place to live, attend school and work because of the dedication of all of these winners to our community,” said Henrietta Supervisor Michael Yudelson who is Co-Chair of the awards and a member of the Henrietta Chamber’s Board of Directors.
The Community of Excellence Awards celebration recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions to business and to the quality of life in Henrietta. This is the 27th year the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce has hosted the event. The proceeds help support the William J. Welch Scholarships presented by the Henrietta Chamber Commerce each year to high school students residing within the Rush-Henrietta School District.
Tickets are still available to the awards celebration and dinner. Tickets cost $50 per person. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 2, 2013. Additional details about how to purchase tickets can be found at www.yourhcc.org.