The Greater Lynn Chamber of Commerce hosts its Annual Meeting and Business Excellence Awards dinner each February. This event attracts over 200 attendees annually. Networking, toasting the past years accomplishments and inducting a new slate of officers and Board of Directors embodies the annual meeting portion of the night.
The Annual Meeting also celebrates the incredible accomplishments of our members with our Business Excellence Awards. Members are nominated in thirteen categories – Businessman of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, Business of the Year (Large & Small), Non-Profit Recognition Award, “Bill Terlecky” Rookie of the Year Award, “Buddy Fennell” Hall of Fame, “David Solimine Sr.” Community Service Award, “Carol Vasapolli” GLCC Volunteer of the Year, Employee of the Year, Lynn City Pride, as well as the Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott Town Pride Awards.
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2020 GLCC Business Excellence Award Recipients.
Front Row L-R: Minerva Rosario, St. Jean’s Credit Union (Employee of the Year), Rick Wood & Fran Wood, Wood & Assoc. Insurance (Chairman’s Award Recipient), Birgitta Damon, Representing LEO, Inc. (Nonprofit Recognition Award Recipient), Maribel Ramirez, Full Color (Small Business of the Year).
Middle Row L-R: Bob Wong & Representative Donald Wong (Saugus Town Pride), Adriana Moschella, Eastern Bank (Dave Solimine Sr. Community Service Award), Tom McGovern, Century 21 Tradition (Businessman of the Year), Vanessa Bettencourt, North Shore Bank (GLCC Volunteer of the Year), Keira James, Representing Uncommon Feasts (“Bill Terlecky” Rookie of the Year Award), Daniel Zimman, Representing Zimman’s (“Buddy Fennell” Hall of Fame Award), Obed Matul, Full Color (Small Business of the Year), Juan Gonzalez, Without Borders Magazine (Lynn City Pride).
Back Rock L-R: Karen Nascembeni, Accepting on behalf of Kelly Honda (Large Business of the Year), Peter Cipriano, Lynn Community Association (Lynn City Pride), Michael Gallant, Oceanview of Nahant (Nahant Town Pride), Naomi Dreeben, Swampscott Select Board (Swampscott Town Pride), Anna Svetchnikov, Longwood Care (Businesswoman of the Year), Peter Rogers, Representing Gregg Rogers Co. (“Buddy Fennell” Hall of Fame).