Chamber to presents annual awards at February 2 banquet

The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce executive board on February 2 will recognize its Business Persons of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

The board recently selected Julien Patterson and Terri Wesselman as Business Persons of the Year and Dennis Burchill as the Chamber Volunteer of the Year, reported executive director Anne Paparella.

The board will present the awards at the chamber’s annual meeting and dinner at 5:30 p.m. February 2 at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock. Tickets are $50 and include an adult beverage ticket. To purchase tickets or sponsorship, contact Paparella at 435-6092; the Chamber office, 16-A Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock; or

Business Persons of the Year

Patterson and Wesselman were nominated by their business peers and received overwhelming support, said Paparella.

“Nominations for Julien and Terri speak highly of both their business leadership as well as the contributions they have made to the community and various charitable organizations and boards in the Northern Neck,” said Paparella.

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