Gwinnett Chamber announces annual awards gala honorees

Gwinnett Chamber announces annual awards gala honorees

The Gwinnett Chamber is pleased to announce the honorees for its 72nd Annual Dinner, to be held Friday, January 31, at Infinite Energy Forum. The annual event, presented by Northside Hospital, celebrates Gwinnett’s community servants, corporate citizens, and compassionate organizations.

The 72nd Annual Dinner honorees:

Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson of the City of Lawrenceville is the recipient of the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award, which honors individuals whose services have had the greatest impact on the overall quality of life for Gwinnett County in recent years.

Five Public Service Awards are given to individuals who, over the years, have gone above and beyond in their service to the community and its residents. This year’s honorees include: Matt Hyatt, Rocket IT; Dr. Gregory B. Levett, Sr., Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory; Pedro “Pete” Marin, State Representative HD96; Dennis & Colleen Rouse, Victory Church; and Lisa Zaken, Leadership Gwinnett.

Mosaic Georgia will receive the D. Scott Hudgens Humanitarian Award given in honor of Scott Hudgens, a respected developer and philanthropist who unselfishly gave of his time and talents to ensure that many others, especially those with limited means, would benefit from his treasure.

The R. Wayne Shackelford Legacy Award, honoring the memory and legacy of an individual who has made a difference in the history and progress of Gwinnett County, will be awarded posthumously to Barbara Howard.

The James J. Maran International Award, recognizing an international company that has chosen to locate in Gwinnett, taking advantage of Gwinnett’s pro-business mindset, and become an active member of the Chamber and the local community, will be awarded to Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corp.

Rich Bartolotta, Schooley Mitchell, will receive the 2019 Ambassador of the Year Award for his long-standing commitment, dedication and service to the Gwinnett Chamber.

For more information or to register, visit GwinnettAnnualDinner.com.

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