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Chamber Aims for Endzone with This Year’s Awards Dinner
TRENTON, NJ – The Greater Mercer County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner is putting points on the scoreboard tonight. The dinner will honor two distinguished businesses and one individual as well as a special keynote speaker, Irving Fryar.
The redesigned Annual Awards Dinner, The Greater Mercer Chamber Hall of Fame Dinner, occurs at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton, NJ and includes a reception, a special VIP reception and dinner.
The Chamber honors businesses in three different categories: Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Small Business of the Year and Distinguished Corporation of the year. The awards are presented to these individuals and companies because they exemplify the highest standards of quality business practices, professional ethics and integrity and commitment to the community. The honorees for tonight are: (see attached bios for information about the award recipients)
Citizen of the Year:
Maurice T. Perilli, Chairman of the Board, Roma Bank
Outstanding Small Business of the Year:
Distinguished Corporation of the Year:
“This year’s recipients embody the qualities and characteristics that define the Greater Mercer County Chamber of Commerce,” said Michele Siekerka, Executive Director of the Chamber. “These members will serve as role models for others in the business community.”
The keynote speaker at the event is former Philadelphia Eagle Wide Receiver, Irving Fryar. Fryar, a former first-round pick of the New England Patriots, is a 7-time NFL MVP and the Official Spokesperson for S.C.A.N., Stop Child Abuse Now, which is the
largest non-profit organization in the state of Pennsylvania. He has also received the prestigious “Bart Starr Award” as the NFL player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community.
“We are ecstatic to have Mr. Fryar as our keynote speaker,” said Timothy J. Losch, Chairman of the Board of the Mercer Chamber. “The caliber of his accomplishments serve as a role model for other citizens, as our honorees serve as role models for others in the Greater Mercer County business community.”