2015 Excellence Award Nominees

Celebrating the Accomplishments in our Communities

The LZ Area Chamber Excellence Awards recognize achievements in the areas of business, community service, volunteerism, and support of the Chamber for their efforts to make our area a better place in which to live and work. Nominations were made by chamber members, local residents and government entities.

Congratulations to the following businesses and individuals for being nominated for a 2015 Excellence Award.  Winners will be announced at the Evening of Excellence Awards Gala on January 23, 2016 at Concorde Banquets.  Click the “Purchase Tickets” button below to purchase your Evening of Excellence tickets by January 15.

Business of the Year Nominations:

  • Copper Fiddle Distillery
  • Martin Enterprises Heating & Air Conditioning
  • On Occasion Catering & Events
  • Smokin’ T’s Bar-B-Que
  • Sport Clips

Citizen of the Year Nominations:

  • Joseph Barry of Long Grove
  • Pamela Coleman of Lake Zurich

Chamber Volunteer of the Year Nominations:

  • Gale Cohen-DeMarco, Sport Clips
  • Ginny Opsahl, RE/MAX AT HOME
  • Lyn Longo, Studio One Eleven Spa
  • Susanne DePaepe, Hallmark Promotions, Inc.

Samuel R. Mitchel Director of the Year Award Nominations:

  • Chris Geimer, Chris Geimer Design
  • Claire Slattery, Mindful Mix
  • Gale Cohen-DeMarco, Sport Clips