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Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 45 Years!
Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 45 Years!

The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Membership and Awards Dinner on January 21, 2011.The special event was held at the Embassy Suites Tampa-Brandon, and was sponsored by Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, Tampa Electric, Crane Tech, LLC, Brandon Regional Hospital/South Bay Hospital, Embassy Suites Tampa-Brandon, Four Paws Veterinary Hospital, The Tampa Tribune/South Shore News and Tribune, and Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care.

The theme for this year’s dinner was Rocking Through the Years and it was a kick-off to a yearlong celebration for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce as it turns 45 years old. Guests were welcomed by incoming President Sherri McLean-Walker, Crane Tech, LLC; Jill Andrew, Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care, gave her final remarks as past president for 2009 and 2010.

The annual awards were presented to 2010 Ambassador of the Year ,Joe Eletto, Century 21-Beggins & Pure 4U, Inc., 2010 Business of the Year, Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care, 2010 Business Person of the Year, Stacy Self, Sam Cook’s Home Service Centre & Hand to Hope, Inc.  

Taking home the Margy Watkins Volunteer of the Year for 2010 were Ramona Scharber, SportClips Haircuts and her husband Robby Scharber.

The Riverview Citizen of the Year for 2010 was awarded to Robert Heilmann, Principal of Riverview High School. A new award was added in 2010 called the Shining Star Award and it was presented to Jack Parry, Parry Design.

After the gavel was passed to new President Sherri McLean-Walker, the 2011 Board of Directors was installed. Walker spoke to the crowd about the upcoming year and gave a brief overview of her charity of choice, A Kid’s Place, located at 1715 Lithia Pinecrest, Brandon, FL 33511. Following the 50/50 raffle, the 2011 Honorary Mayor of Riverview was announced and this year’s winner was Mike Self, S&S Taco’s & Stuff/Pizza’s & Stuff.

After a brief intermission, members and guests were entertained by Rock Star Karaoke, Orlando, Florida, who encouraged the crowd to join in the fun and share their musical gifts.

To learn more about the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce visit www.RiverviewChamber.com or call the chamber office (813) 234-5944.

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