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The Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our 2018 Awards, which will be presented at our President’s Gala on June 14th.
Non-Profit Organization of the Year: Rotary Club of Vineland
As an organization of Vineland-area business and professional men and women, they stand united to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in our local community and the world. Their motto is “Service Above Self” and through their activities they raise awareness and funds for many efforts with great impact. The Rotary Club of Vineland has approximately 90 members and is the second largest club in the Rotary District 7640.
New Business of the Year: Ben’s ProServ
Ben’s ProServ is a full-service company in Vineland providing top quality solutions in heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical for both residential and commercial applications. Ben Laury started this new venture with over 40 years of experience in the region and in the first year of operations has grown significantly in number of employees and services offered. Ben’s ProServ is committed to growing their professional knowledge through continuing education of their certified sales and service staff.
Small Business of the Year: Biondi Insurance Agency, Inc.
Founded in 1973 by A.William Bondi with a mission of selfless dedication to the community and setting a high standard of business practices. That mission and set of values are still continued by today’s Vice President and CEO George M. Castellini. For 45 years and continuing today, Biondi Insurance is an active supporter of many community and business initiatives, as well as social and multi-cultural celebrations and athletics. They are part of a bedrock foundation of leadership in our community.
Large Business of the Year: Premier Orthopaedic Associates
Premier Orthopaedic Associates is a medical practice founded in 1998 by Thomas A. Dwyer, MD with the intention of providing a higher level of Orthopaedic care to patients in South Jersey. Located in Vineland, Premier is an Orthopaedic medical practice in a rural setting. Premier provides specialists focused on Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery, Hand and Wrist Care, Joint Replacement, Foot and Ankle Care and Pain Management. They continually strive to achieve the absolute best outcome for their patients, and they are a valuable member of our business community.
Business Advocate of the Year: Victor LaTorre
Owner of LaTorre Hardware, and celebrating their 60th year in business this year, Victor has served tirelessly as a Board Director of the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce for 16 years. He is passionate about businesses being loyal, and buying local. As a champion of smaller businesses, he has testified with other GVCC advocates at the New Jersey State House, coordinated meetings with public organizations to encourage opportunities for local businesses and is always thinking of creative campaigns to support our region’s economy.
Partner of the Year: Stefano Performing Arts Foundation
Founded by Anthony Stefano, this organization has been a true supporter of the GVCC. No matter what the event during the year, Anthony and this organization donates an item to be given away and supports our Chamber activities however they can. They are always promoting the GVCC and supporting our mission.
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