More than a dozen local business people were recently honored for their service to the greater Milford business community, the Milford Chamber of Commerce and the city in general.
The Milford Chamber of Commerce held its 59th Annual Meeting & 2013 Awards of Distinction on Jan. 29 at Grassy Hill Country Club.
During the event, the 13 winners of Milford Chamber’s “Awards of Distinction” were presented with their awards.
Approximately 200 people attended the event, including many local dignitaries.
The 13 recipients were
This year's honorees are:
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR - Dewey Forbes, Sales Marketing Associates, LLC
AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR - Priscilla Lynn, PrisCo Consulting LLC
FRIENDS OF THE CHAMBER - John Bergin, Pearce / George J. Smith Realtors
PUBLIC SECTOR AWARD - William Richards, City of Milford & Thomas J. Ivers, Milford Community Development Block Grant Coordinator
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD - Atty. Christopher Carveth, Esq., Carveth & Foley, Attorneys at Law
HEALTH & WELLNESS COUNCIL AWARD - Priscilla Lynn, PrisCo Consulting LLC
HUMAN SERVICE AWARD - Gloria Hayes, Good Shepherd Child Development Center
MILFORD PROGRESS, INC. SITE DEVELOPMENT & ENHANCEMENT AWARD -Colony Grill
MILFORD PROGRESS, INC. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AWARD - Sweet Cupcasions
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Jody Culmone, Milford Consortium for Child Care Initiatives, Inc.
CORPORATE AWARD - Excello Tool Engineering & Mfg. Co., Inc., Michael Zahornacky
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Pop's Family Restaurant, Gus & Julia Grigoriadis
BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR - John Walsh - Total Mortgage Services, LLC