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Community Members Honored at Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Teachers, students, business owners and public safety personnel among award recipients

The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce held its 29th Annual Community Awards Banquet at Hollywood East in Wheaton Wednesday night. Here is a full list of the awards and their recipients:

The 2013 Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce Tribute Award: Kensington Volunteer Fire Department

The Chamber Member of the Year: IHOP, William Moore, President
The Outstanding Chamber Service Award: Smart Computer, Inc, Seth Katz
The Non-Profit of the Year: Parent Encouragement Program    

The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Citizen of the Year: Susan DeFord
The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Civic Association of the Year: Community Partners of Aspen Hill  

Wheaton Redevelopment Advisory Committee Wheaton Revitalization Award: The Shops on Amherst, Chris Georgatsos and Mary Georgatsos, owners 

The 4th District Police Public Safety Officer of the Year Award: PO2 Andrew Suh 

The Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad Public Safety Award: Lois Bell

The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Public Safety Award: EMS Lt. Sue Malloy 

Einstein High School Teacher of the Year Award: Kate Ligon
Einstein High School ESOL Student of the Year Award: Jonathan Garcia Rivera
Einstein High School Student Community Service of the Year Award: Evelin Flamenco

Kennedy High School Teacher of the Year Award: Tamara Jennings
Kennedy High School ESOL Student of the Year Award: Johnathon Hernandez
Kennedy High School Student Community Service of the Year Award: Erin Rutter 

Wheaton High School Teacher of the Year Award: Talia Shnider
Wheaton High School ESOL Student of the Year Award: Erick Omar Flores
Wheaton High School Student Community Service of the Year Award: Elena Robles

 

See photos and a list of award winners from last year's banquet.

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