A WORD FROM THE PRESIDENT….
The Chamber of Commerce has added two additional awards to be presented to outstanding members of our organization. These award recipients will be recognized during the May Chamber of Commerce meeting. The descriptions for each award are listed below. Please join me in congratulating to the following Chamber members on being named the recipients of these awards:
Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to a member who donates their time to Chamber events and also recognizes this individual as being strongly committed to the advancement of the Middelburg Heights Chamber of Commerce as well as the local community. The recipient makes a sacrifice of time, helps improve quality of life, motivates others and enhances the integrity of the Middleburg Heights community.
-Volunteer of the Year recipient: Maria Fazio, Century Oak Care Center
Community Spirit Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary community service over the past year while also giving their time and expertise to the community, above and beyond their own field of endeavor. This individual also demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in addition to being an inspiration to the community, both in their profession and in their efforts to make Middleburg Heights a better place to work and live.
-Community Spirit Award recipient: Bob Kovacevic, Minuteman Press
Congratulations again to Maria and Bob on your well deserved recognition and thank you for your continued service and volunteerism to the Chamber of Commerce.
The April Chamber meeting was held at the new Damon’s Restaurant on Bagley Road in Middleburg Heights. We would like to thank owner Pat Elliott and his staff for hosting our meeting. Our speaker was Marine Veteran, Mick Munoz.Mr. Munoz is the Veterans Service Administrator at Cuyahoga Community College. Mick gave a presentation on his experience in the Marines as well as his transition in coming back from the military. We would also like to thank Mick on providing his story as well as discussing the tremendous services that Cuyahoga Community College provides to Veterans.
Please join us for the next Chamber meeting on May 5th at the Middleburg Heights Community Center where we will welcome Mayor Gary W. Starr for his annual “State of the City” address. To RSVP for this meeting, please contact Cindy Peck at the Chamber office.
John Grech, President