The Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce and it's Board of Directors wanted to take another moment to recognize all of the hard work and volunteerism of the individuals and businesses that won awards at the recent Annual Chamber Breakfast held on June 20th:
Breakfast Sponsors: Title: City of Mission Viejo. Premier: Cox and Southern CA Edison. Platinum: San Diego Gas & Electric. Gold: DM Color Express. Silver: Jaguar Land Rover MV, Moulton Niguel Water District, and Santa Margarita Water District.
Business Awards: Large Business of the Year: Moulton Niguel Water District. Small Business of the Year: Takata Photo & Design. Distinguished Community Member of the Year: St. Joseph Health - Mission Hospital.
Chamber Awards: Co-Volunteers of the Year: John Salamy and Michael Leonard. Ambassador of the Year: John Rodriguez
S.T.E.M. Awards/Scholarships: Tyler Self (Capistrano H.S.) and Jack Galliver (Mission Viejo H.S.).
Chamber Board of Directors: Outgoing Directors: Bob Stewart (as outgoing president, staying as Director and past-president), Bob Morris, Janet Kunst, Lisa Sakai, Jim Froling, and Jay Djavid. Incoming Directors: Jason Ball (as incoming president), Michael Leonard (as president-elect), Melodie Davis (Secretary & Ribbon Cuttings), David Benson (Treasurer), Donna Lang Stoffel (Events Co-Chair), Linda Rippin (Membership Chair), and Scott Paul (At-Large). Existing Directors: Valorie Green (At-Large), John Salamy (Events Co-Chair), John Rodriguez (Ambassador & Communications Chair), Michael Leonard (IT Coordinator), Larry Longenecker (MV City Liaison), and Doug Zielasko (CEO).
All in attendance also enjoyed listening to Mayor Greg Raths speak on the "State of the City" and the tremendous progress that has been made throughout the City. Many more exciting improvements are coming in the near future.
Our Chamber CEO, Doug Zielasko, did a fine job as the MC and brought our Annual Chamber Breakfast to a conclusion.
Thank you again to all for joining us on this special day! Until next year's event ......