The Chamber's Annual Installation and Awards Dinner started off our year with with a big BANG! The new officers were installed and the annual awards were distributed with honor. To end the night, we had a wonderful new fundraiser that led to a great increase in revenue.
This year's Board of Directors are:
Chair Person-Julie Boyster, Willow Beach Resort
Past Chair-Chuck Pickens, St. Jude's Ranch for Children
Izzy Collett, Desert Adventures
John Kolesar, John Kolesar Insurance Services-AFLAC
Todd Cook, Boulder Dam Brewing Company
Larry Shepherd, Horseman's Association
Stuart Litjens, Boulder Boats
Geoff Baughman, Baughman Insurance Agency-Farmers
Beth Molburg, Chamber Insurance and Benefits
Christy Springgate-Hill, Tri-City Services and Stars and Stripes Helicopters
Lee Hagen, Auto Specialists
Connie Mancillas, Nevada Commission on Tourism
Bob "Chief' Sears, Retired Fire Chief
The award recipients this year were:
Jill's Jewel Award went to Carol Campbell, a volunteer in the Chamber office for over 25 years.
Business of the Year went to Albertson's
Eva McGarvey Award for outstanding service to our community went to Dorothy Helm and Peggy Darnold
Youth Community Achievement Award went to Boulder City High School National Honor Society
Alice Isenberg Memorial Award for contributions to Boulder City went to Connie Ferrarro
and the Bob Sear's Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing numerous years of service to the Chamber deservingly went to Connie Mancillas.
Chair Julie Boyster's theme for this year is "Community Service is Not a Crime". We look forward to seeing some of her projects come to fruition and assist not only the Chamber, but all organizations and residents of Boulder City.