GLASSBORO, NJ – The Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce (GCCC) Foundation proudly announces the winners of the 14th Annual Community Service Awards. HFM Investment Advisors, LLC is the Presenting Sponsor of this event. The following recipients will be honored on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Auletto Caterers: 1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson, NJ 08096.
Business Person of the Year
Daniel Sulpizio of Parke Bank
Small Business Person of the Year
Shari Hulitt of SharpLink Staffing
Citizen of the Year
Gregory Davis of Paulsboro Refining Company
Chamber Member of the Year
Renee Garrison of Adams Technical Maintenance
Nonprofit Organization of the Year
Kingsway Learning Center
Robert M. Bess Memorial Volunteer Youth Scholarship
Natalia Berardelli from Delsea Regional High School
Thomas Copsetta from Washington Township High School
“It is amazing to see how many local business owners, employees, neighbors and local high school students, go above and beyond to give back to our community but are not ever recognized. I think the Community Service Awards are a necessity to ensure that these people who are selflessly giving of themselves, either monetary or through in-kind services, are acknowledged publicly for their philanthropic efforts” states Michael Pallozzi, Board Chair of the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce
Winners of the 14th Annual Community Service Awards are chosen from an extensive list of nominees. These individuals and organizations have made exceptional differences in the communities where they live and work throughout South Jersey.
The Robert M. Bess Memorial Youth Scholarship recognizes Gloucester County high school senior students who have shown tremendous commitment to their academics and their community. These students will receive a $1000 scholarship as they choose to continue at any higher education institution that is a member of the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce. This year, both scholarship recipients are planning to attend Rowan College at Gloucester County.
The chance to recognize those who make Gloucester County a better place to live, work, and play could not be executed without the help from our sponsors: Gold sponsors include: Inspira Health Network and Lisa Carney Retail Agency, Rowan University, and TD Bank. Silver sponsors include: Bellia Print & Design, Carefree Livin’, Kingsway Learning Center, PCH Technologies, Robins’ Nest, Rowan College at Gloucester County, and SpeedPro Imaging. Bronze sponsors include: The Arc Gloucester, Integrity Staffing and Volunteer Center of South Jersey. Video production provided by Graham Communications.
Tickets and tables are still available for purchase online at CSA.gcccfoundation.com or by contacting the Chamber office at (856) 881-6560. The purchase of each ticket includes dinner, open wine, and networking opportunities. Tables are priced at $595 and seat eight attendees, with the savings of the price of one ticket. Sponsorship of this event is available, contact the chamber office for more sponsorship information. All proceed of the 14th Annual Community Service Award benefit the GCCC Foundation.
ABOUT THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION
The GCCC Foundation offers grants to small businesses for employee training along with educational opportunities for certifications and degrees. In addition, grants will be available for small operational purchases such as computers and office furniture. The goal of the Foundation is to be a catalyst to provide funding to small businesses in an effort to improve the economic and civic climate throughout the region and help to create and sustain a skilled workforce. Funding for the GCCC Foundation will be generated through sponsorships, donations, grants and special events like the Community Service Awards.
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