A special Centennial Award presentation with WJRZ Radio personality Glenn Kalina serving as Master of Ceremonies will include honors for local business people and organizations who have contributed to the many aspects of making Southern Ocean County a better place to work, live and visit. The Southern Ocean County Chamber 100th Anniversary Committee and The Boar of Directors proudly announce the Community Trailblazer Award will be dedicated to the memory of Captain John Larson for his contributions to sustainable employment and economic growth of the community, Outstanding Stewardship Award to Mr Lew Richards, Board Member and Owner of Crust & Crumb Bakery of Bay Village for his dedication to the members and efforts of the Southern Ocean County Chamber, The Next Wave Award recognizes Jillian and Todd Elsasser of Panzone's Pizza & Pasta for their increasing involvement in leadership roles, The Heart of the Community Award will be presented to the Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation for their contributions to improving the healthcare services and programs within Southern Ocean County, Timothy Kohlheim for Entrepreneur 2014 for successful launch and expansion of his restaurant Shore Fire Grille, and the Dedication to Tourism Award presented to Tuckerton Seaport for their community approach and desire to positively promote what is best in Southern Ocean County through events, programs and service.
Sponsors for the gala to date include G Anderson Agency, M & T Bank, Emeritus at Stafford, Health Village Imaging, and The SandPaper
Cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. To RSVP for this centennial evening, contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at 609 494 7211, online at www.visitLBIregion.com or stop into their offices at 265 W Ninth St, Ship Bottom.