Jay Barwick, County Commissioner Joe Flescher, Melody Ipolito, Denise Boehning, Sue Tompkins, and Peter Robinson. READ MORE
Community Leaders Recognized
at Chamber Annual Meeting
Sue Tompkins Recognized With
Alma Lee Loy Community Service Award
The prestigious Alma Lee Loy Community Service Award was established by the Chamber in 1995 to recognize a citizen of Indian River County who distinguish themselves professionally through excellence and privately through commitment to the Indian River County community at large.
In presenting the award to Ms. Tompkins, Chamber President Penny Chandler said "Sue's service to our community shows a history of skill, kindness, philanthropy and integrity. We are proud to recognize her efforts."
Ms. Alma Lee Loy assisted in the presentation of the award. "Sue gets things done for this community. She has high professional standards and ethics, and has spent decades focusing her philanthropic efforts in ways that improve our community." Read More
Peter Robinson Recognized
with Carolyn K. Eggert Award
The Chamber recognized Peter Robinson of the Laurel Agency with the Carolyn K. Eggert Economic Development Award.
Established in 1999, the Carolyn K. Eggert Economic Development Award recognizes an individual who, through their leadership and commitment, has helped to create and maintain quality, year round jobs for the citizens of Indian River County.
The Jack Chesnutt Ambassador of the Year Award was presented to Melody Ipolito, Kmetz Nuttall Elwell Graham CPA's..
Melody actively supports the mission of the Chamber Ambassador program. The "Ambassadors" are a group of Chamber members who serve as welcome agents for new members at Chamber functions. Ambassadors serve as official emcees at such Chamber networking events, ribbon cuttings and ground breakings.
Commissioner Joe Flescher Tourism Advocate of the Year
The 2017 Tourism Advocate of the Year was presented to
Indian River County Commissioner Joe Flescher.
This award is given to an individual who understands the value the tourism industry has on the Indian River County economy and who has
demonstrated a strong commitment to the growth and success of our county's tourism industry.
Jay Barwick Recognized as Young Professional of the Year
The 7th annual Young Professional of the Year Award was presented to Jay Barwick from Barwick Entertainment. He is involved in YPN activities and giving back to this community through the YPN outreach program.
The Chamber's Young Professional Network provides a unique opportunity to network with one another while receiving valuable information that will help young professionals advance in their careers. Read More