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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Tom Piratzky announced the following new members elected to the Board of Directors: Julie Yeager from The Reeds at Shelter Haven in Stone Harbor; Brendan Sciarra from Kona Sports in Wildwood; Chris Mooney from Surety Title Company in Wildwood Crest; Eliza Lotoza from Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) in Cape May; Doug Burke from Burke Motor Group in Cape May Court House; Jim Ridgway from the J. Byrne Agency in Cape May; Ron Sulpizi from Sturdy Savings Bank; and Dr. Mitchell Levy from Atlantic Cape Community College. These new Directors will be installed at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner on October 20 at the Icona Golden Inn.

Additionally, the following businesses and individuals will be recognized with the following awards:

Member of the Year – TD Bank

Volunteer of the Year – Maggie Warner, Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks

Cape May County Betterment Award – Atlantic Cape Community College

Business of the Year – Eustace Mita and the Icona Resorts Group

Young Professional Award – Amy Mahon, Reich Asset Management

Golden Whelk Tourism Award – Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement Development Authority (GWTIDA)

Serving Dreams Customer Service Award – Adventurer Oceanfront Inn

New Business – Cape May Distillery

Historic Preservation – The Chalfonte Hotel in Cape May

Veteran in Business Leadership – Mark Allen, South Jersey Marina

Conservation Awards to The Dog Friendly – Billmae Cottage in Cape May and Cartridge World of Rio Grande

“The highlight of our Annual Meeting is always presenting these special awards to a very special group of businesses and individuals,” reported Piratzky. “They represent the very best in Chamber membership and dedication to the growth and prosperity of the Chamber and Cape May County.”

These businesses, organizations and individuals will be recognized with a plaque signifying their business success in Cape May County during the past year.

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce organization dates back to 1916 when it began as the Seashore Association Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of promoting tourism. Anyone interested in attending the October 20 dinner or placing an ad in the program should visit www.capemaycountychamber.com/100years or call. Pre-paid reservations are required to attend.

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