At its annual Holiday & Award Luncheon Meeting on Wednesday, December 13, the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce announced its award winners and installed its officers for 2018.
Roxbury Chamber’s Earl J. Chrystal Memorial Business Person of the Year Award was presented to Chamber Board Member and Treasurer Valerie Dolan in recognition for her work and involvement with the Chamber’s Committees and fundraising events. Valerie, a Partner with Nisivoccia LLP in Mount Arlington, has been a valuable board member with the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce for many years. She is very active in coordinating many of the Roxbury Chamber events, especially the Taste of Roxbury and Santa Land. Valerie and her husband Mike live in Roxbury and have two children.
Roxbury Chamber of Commerce Awards
The Chamber of Commerce presented its 2017 Community Beautification Award to Circle Bowl Entertainment. They were chosen because of their displayed pride in their business as well as the community that they serve.
Beginning in 2015, the former Circle Lanes, began a five (5) million dollar project to completely renovate this long-time Ledgewood based business into a modern multi-function entertainment destination.
Circle Bowl Marketing Director Garrett Stahl and its event manager, Jodi Snyder were on hand to accept the award.
The Chamber also installed its new officers for 2018, they are: President Nick Wunner, 1st Vice President Linda Dora, 2nd Vice President Glenn Thurnes and Treasurer Valerie Dolan.
3 photos attached: (Photo credits Pam Smith)
Awards 17.8: Pictured from left to right: Business Person of the Year Valerie Dolan, Roxbury Chamber’s former President Bruce Bristol, and Roxbury Chamber’s 2nd Vice President Maria Russo Farris.
Awards 17.4: Pictured from left to right: Roxbury Chamber’s former President Bruce Bristol, Circle Bowl’s Marketing Manager Garrett Stahl, Circle Bowl’s Event Manager, Jodi Snyder and Roxbury Chamber’s 2nd Vice President Maria Russo Farris
Linda 17.3: Pictured from left to right: Roxbury Chamber’s President Linda Dora and former President Bruce Bristol. In the photo, Bruce Bristol presents Linda Dora a plaque in recognition for her service as Chamber President in 2016 and 2017.