Submitted by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) and Battle Ground Chamber Council announce the finalists in each category for the Annual Recognition Banquet on February 21, 2019. Award recipients will be announced at the Annual Recognition Banquet, sponsored by Columbia Credit Union on February 21, 2019 at the Battle Ground Community Center.
GVCC and Battle Ground Chamber Council will honor one individual within the following categories: Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 Citizen of the Year, 2018 Outstanding Youth of the Year, 2018 Business Person of the Year, 2018 Business of the Year, 2018 Teacher of the Year, 2018 Coach of the Year.
The finalists in each categories are as follows:
“Lifetime Achievement Award” finalists are John & Lynda Idsinga and Mavis Nickels.
“2018 Citizen of the Year” finalists are Tyler Castle, Marcy Sprecher, and Lydia Sanders.
“2018 Outstanding Youth of the Year” finalists are Victoria Crossland, Tyler Venneri, and Brooke Walling. “2018 Business Person of the Year” finalists are Kendra Laratta, Steve Niemi, and Dino Ramzi.
“2018 Business of the Year” finalists are Columbia Credit Union – Battle Ground, Emanar Cellars, and Richardson Eye of Battle Ground.
“2018 Teacher of the Year” finalists are Daniel Hidden, Alison Pierce, and Mary Sorenson.
“2018 Coach of the Year” finalists are Bradford Batten, Manny Melo, and Rob Smith.
The Annual Recognition Banquet is a yearly celebration of individuals and organizations, committed to community and service in 2018. Tickets are available to anyone interested in attending. Continue to vancouverusa.com for more information and to RSVP. This year’s emcees will be Denny Waters, Asst. Superintendent of Battle Ground Schools and past Board Chair of the Battle Ground Chamber, and John McDonagh, President/CEO of GVCC. Guests will enjoy a plated dinner by Chelatche Crossing, while treated to gifts at their tables by the event’s table sponsors.
About the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC)
Founded in 1890, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing and strengthening the regional business community through member services, public affairs advocacy and community building. The Chamber is a supportive alliance of diverse member businesses, individuals and organizations, working together toward long-term business prosperity. The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is the heart of Clark County’s business community, advocating for sound, sensible and dynamic policies that ensure a vital economic climate while improving Vancouver’s infrastructure and quality of life. For more information, please visit vancouverusa.com.