Wine & Dine with us as we
join fellow Delray business people, friends and associates in honoring nominees and winners at the 2013 Luminary Gala, September 21st.
The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will once again celebrate and recognize 23 years of business excellence and leadership with their fellow Chamber members during an evening of great food, fine wines, entertainment and dancing at the Delray Beach Marriott.
2013 - 2014
Award Winners & Finalists
2013 - 2014 Business Person of the Year Finalists
This award is presented to one "business person" who is a Delray Beach Chamber member, owner of the business, in business at least 3 years, participation in community oriented projects, a proven track record, growth and sustainability.
An active Chamber member and Leads group member since 2006, Stacy has grown her Delray Beach firm to be the largest woman owned law firm practicing exclusively marital & family law in Palm Beach County. Her success in business has been derived first from God, second family and third her determination for taking the uncharted path. She is the ONLY Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney in Delray Beach (and for most of Palm Beach for that matter). The success of her business model, advisory boards, innovative ideas and aggressive growth strategies is apparent by her 100% increase in revenues annually!
Stacy is a consistent and regular sponsor, volunteer and contributor for a long list of local community groups including the Achievement Center for Children & Families, Caring Kitchens, the Delray Beach Public Library and the Delray Beach Athletic Club to name just a few.
Emiliano's expertise is encompasses a wide range of services including architectural signage, photography,
print media and much more! Emiliano takes great pride in offering high quality products and services for corporations
and individuals to meet each client's unique needs.
Emiliano is the man with the camera and you see him at every Chamber ribbon cutting event and many more
Chamber events. His photographic images grace the various Chamber newsletters and website. His local
organization contributions include the CJ Foundation and Seek the City.
Tom has made a significant contribution to the downtown development landscape without having a major negative
impact on our infrastructure. Delray has been Tom's home for the last 15 years and he has dedicated countless hours
to the advancement of sound economic projects that have created jobs in our community on an ongoing basis.
He is a strong supporter of the Chamber of Commerce and many Delray institutions including sponsorship of the
Delray Affair, Garlic Fest, Wine & Seafood Fest, Holiday Parade, Sandoway House Nature Center and
he even built Santa's House!
In 2009 Terra founded RealTime Marketing Group and quickly became a nationally recognized leader in the social media marketing and digital strategy field. Terra is always working on the cutting edge of implementing social applications and behavioral advertising programs that assist organizations in obtaining an audience of individuals who are specifically interested in their product or service. Terra's contributions in developing a comprehensive digital strategy for the Chamber of Commerce provide a starting point for the Delray Chamber to become a benchmark
for other Chambers nationwide.
Known around town as the Social Media Guru/Queen of Facebook, Terra is also nationally known as an expert on Facebook and social media marketing. Terra's contributions to Delray Beach include pro bono work for a wide variety of community groups including Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Achievement Center for Children and Families and Delray Beach Center for the Arts.
2013 - 2014 Business of the Year Finalists
A chamber member and Delray Beach Business (for profit) business, in business at least 3 years, who has a proven track record, establishment of creative ideas to enhance their business success and outstanding growth and economic achievement between May 2012 - May 2013.
2013 - 2014 Non-Profit of the Year Finalists
This award is presented to one "nonprofit business", who is a Delray Beach Chamber member, for their
impact & benefit of the entire community of Delray Beach.
2013 - 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
This award is presented to ONE individual, recognizing achievements to honor a living individual who has "made a significant difference" through their commitment, participation, generosity and involvement in Delray Beach.
Island Air Conditioning
2013 - 2014 Director of the Year Award Winner
This award is presented to one "Chamber Director" who is a Delray Beach Chamber member, currently serving on the Board of Directors, for their participation in chamber sponsored projects, volunteerism, etc.
Plastridge Insurance Agency
2013 Business Recognition Award Winners
These awards are presented to new or previous businesses that have made significant investment to the area's economy through expansion of their business, significant job growth and/or major renovation or restoration of the inside or outside of their physical building between May 2012 - May 2013.
Ancient Olive Buddha Sky Bar Hyatt Place Hotel Maclendon Wealth Management
Sandbar at Boston's Villa's by the Sea at the Marriott
2013 - 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award Winners
These awards are presented to individual chamber members for their commitment and generosity of time and talent to our community and are not limited to service within the current year.
From left to Right: John Campanola, Peter DeRosa, Carol Eaton, Ron Gilinsky
From left to Right: Chuck Halberg, Christina Morrison, Rosa Torres-Tumazos
2013 - 2014 Ambassador of the Year Award Winner
New York Life Insurance
Silent Auction Donations Needed...
(Please join our long list of Silent Auction Contributors)
The Annual Luminary Gala is one of the larger fund-raising events for the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, with the Silent Auction being a large part of the event.
Friday, Sept. 13th is the deadline to submit your donations. We are looking for restaurant gift certificates, original art, sports related event certificates and memorabilia, hotel and spa certificates, gift baskets, etc.
If you are considering donating an item to our Silent Auction, please click here
Special Thanks to our Technology Sponsors
We will once again be providing the electronic, paperless bidding process of Bidpal to you!!
Sat., September 21st, 2013
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Delray Beach Marriott
10 N. Ocean Blvd.
BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE MARRIOTT NOW
Special Rate Available until Friday, August 30th
SPECIAL ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Advertise in the Gala Special Section to be inserted in
Advertise in the Gala Program Book
Black & White Ads ONLY
for rate sheet