The Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner was held on April 26th before a crowd of over 300 people.  The event included the installation of new Board Members, Business of the Year awards, as well as the distribution of more than $15,000 in scholarships to area middle and high school students.

The Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2014-15:

Chair – Larry Kempton
Chair Elect – Carl Smith
Vice Chair – Gary Brasher
Treasurer – Anita Valencia
Secretary – Tim Campbell
Director – Dr. Manny Valenzuela
Director – Rosalie Brinkmeyer
Director – Mike Bartoletti
Director – Kim DeMarco
Director – Tom Murphy
Director – Kathleen Wishnick

The Chamber and Mr. Tom Murphy, Chair of the Chamber’s Education Foundation,was grateful to Arthur Kaminski, General Manager of the Best Western Hotel of Green Valley,who  presented $15,000 in scholarhips donated by the owners of the hotel to students from Sahuarita and Walden Grove High Schools, Continental School and the Great Expectations Academy.  

Home Based Business of the Year is Kamp K-9.  See the nomination videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZCbtEbxdEY

Small Business of the Year is Arizona Hearing Specialists.  See the nomination videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1puIxCt-Gs

Large Business of the Year is Homewatch Care Givers.  See the nomination videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHZyKHgaulc

Non-Profit of the Year is the Amado & Green Valley-Sahuarita Food Banks.  See the nomination videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lmnYaTTIXA

New Business of the Year is HomeSmart Pros Real Estate.  See the nomination videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFYZ9L8cy8s

And you have got to see the Bloopers!!!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkia9J2wQuk