Chamber Award Recipients

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The DBR Chamber of Commerce presents two awards each year chosen from our membership to represent Business of the Year and a Volunteer or Ambassador of the Year.

Business of the Year Award

2001
Hyatt Deerfield

2002
DiPietro Plumbing

2003
Dr. A.J. Crowley, DDS

2004
Whole Foods Market

2005
Zengeler Cleaners

2007
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

2008
Stoney River Legendary Steaks

2009
Village Music Store

2010
Sliders

2011
GCG Financial

2012
What’s Happening Community Newspapers

2013
Trax Tavern and Grill

2014
Sunset Foods

2015
Swansons Blossom Shop

2016
Ristorante Abruzzo

2017
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

Special Appreciation Award

2006
Robert Franz, Village of Deerfield

2009
Peter DuBois, Morgan Stanley

Volunteer of the Year Award

2001
Steve Robinson, Graphic Bytes

2002
Jack Schmerer, RMS Productions

2003
Kris Schroeder, Iknowtek

2004
Nancy Graham, Amcore Bank

2004
Heidi Huff, Corner Bakery Cafe

2005
Rich Burghgraef, Randolph Sterling, Inc.

2006
Mimika Papavasiliou, What’s Happening Community

2007
Kathryn Jur, Bank Financial

2008
Alan Nerad, GCG Financial

2009
Mimika Papavasiliou, What’s Happening Community

2010
Jonathan Roob, Jonathan’s Portraits

2011
Linda McCabe, Optimal Level

2014
Marcus Newman, GCG Financial

2015
Colleen Muscarella, Senior Helpers

2016
Richard M. Franklin, Warady & Davis, LLP

2017
Donna Price, CRE8 Workshop

Ambassador of the Year

2012
Beverly Bloom, Bloomin’ Books

2013
Veronica Otten-Goldman, CVG Associates – Beijo Bags