Blue Ribbon Award winners recognized
Tahoe Chamber recognized the winners of the 10th annual Blue Ribbon Awards earlier this month during a celebratory dinner at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.
More than 300 community members attended the event, which recognized the winners of seven awards that honor outstanding South Shore businesses, organizations and individuals for various contributions and achievements, according to Tahoe Chamber.
The evening included a second new award, the Chairman’s Award, selected by current Chamber Board Chair Jason Drew. One individual and one business were honored for their “above and beyond” contributions to the South Shore business and broader community. Lodging executive Jerry Bindel was honored as the individual and Riva Grill on the Lake received the business recognition.
The evening began with the Chairman’s Reception leading up to a three-course dinner and awards presentation. Master of ceremonies Paul Middlebrook, founder of Middlebrook Media, entertained the room while highlighting the top three nominees in each category and announcing the award winners.
Of note during the ceremony was the announcement of the inaugural Tallac Achievement Award. The Crossing at Tahoe Valley, located at the Y, was presented the new award, honoring it for being “an exemplary business and infrastructure revitalization” project that has significantly enhanced the economy and community of the South Shore, according to Tahoe Chamber.
Tahoe Chamber received 118 nominations from the community. The nominations were evaluated by the Blue Ribbon Awards selection committee, which consisted of Tahoe Chamber board members, community members, past winners and chamber staff.
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