Welcome to the New Year Celebration

On Thursday, January 26, 2017 the Melville Chamber of Commerce held it’s annual “Welcome to the New Year Celebration” featuring Businesses of the Year for 2016. The Melville Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes a group of businesses, organizations and affiliations for their achievements and Chamber involvement. Our keynote speaker was Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory.

In addition to all nominees receiving an award, they were also presented a Proclamation from Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory and a Certificate of Merit from Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Lorraine Gregory Communications
CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc.

A special thank you to Colonial Springs Golf Club in East Farmingdale for hosting our event.

Photos provided by:
Michael Azzato
Selective Eye Photography

A great turnout to help celebrate the following award winners::

Awards presented by:

Mark Catapano  – Chairman of the Board
David Gustin – President


Honorable DuWayne Gregory
Business Advocate of the Year
Suffolk County Legislator

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
Non Profit of the Year
Patrice Radowitz
Robert Budd

Brainstorm Studio
Business of the Year – Media
John McHugh

CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc.
Business of the Year – Community
Rachelle Neuwirth

Tywana Williams
Young Professional of the Year
Small Business Solutions
Tywana (center)

Toni Siemann
W.O.M.E.N. of the Year
Toni (second from right)

Stew Leonard Jr.
Michael J. Weisbrod Memorial Award
Stew Leonard’s
Award accepted by daughter Blake (front right) and team.

Annette Krauss
Volunteer of the Year

Jordan Kaplan
Ambassador of the Year
Forest Hills Financial Group

Mark of Elegance
Business of the Year – Transportation
Marty Rubin

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