Zionsville Chamber Presents Annual Awards

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The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce honored local businesses and individuals at its annual awards banquet. The organization says a record crowd was on-hand as it presented awards including Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

January 24, 2015

News Release

Zionsville, Ind. -- Several individuals and a local business were honored at the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet in front of a record crowd on Friday January 23 at the Palomino Ballroom. Sherman Burdette from Fox 59 Morning News emceed the event and Craig MacFarlane, often referred to as the world's most celebrated totally blind athlete served as the keynote speaker.

The Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Drew Hobick, a Zionsville high school student and member of the Zionsville Alpha Leos Club.

The Dahlia Excellence in Service Award was presented to Linda Cleveland from Old National Bank in Zionsville. The Dahlia recognizes a deserving employee of a Zionsville business.

The Community Service Award was presented to Bart Colvin, Post Commander of American Legion Post #79. The Community Service Award recognizes the efforts of institutions or organizations toward the betterment and growth of the community.

The Town Crier was presented to Captain Doug Gauthier, of the Zionsville Police Department. The Town Crier recognizes those persons who made outstanding contributions to the town of Zionsville.

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Business Professional of the Year Award was presented to Kent and Liz Esra of Cobblestone Grill. The Business Professional of the Year Award recognizes an individual(s) whose performance, commitment and dedication to their profession is unparalleled.

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Emerging Professional of the Year was presented to Keith Pemberton from Pemberton Insurance Group. The Emerging Professional of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding young professional in the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce service area.

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award was presented to Fanimation Ceiling Fans. The Business of the Year Award recognizes a company that demonstrates leadership, innovation, commitment and good corporate citizenship in the Zionsville area.

About the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce:

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce is an economic development organization promoting business, professional, civic, and cultural interests of the greater Zionsville area. For more information, please contact the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce at 317.873.3836 or visit us at www.zionsvillechamber.org.

Source: Zionsville Chamber of Commerce