LAKE ZURICH -- The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently commemorated members with an annual appreciation and awards night.
More than 100 people gathered to honor local businesses, individuals and specific chamber members that sparked change last year. Innovation and growth were key pillars of the chamber's initiatives in 2019, which it hopes to grow even more in 2020 and beyond.
The award winners include BBQ'd Productions in Lake Zurich, Business of the Year; Culver's Restaurants in Lake Zurich, Community Impact of the Year; Anping Lovejoy of Lake Zurich Florist in Lake Zurich, Entrepreneur of the Year; Dan Migacz of A.M. Woodland Outdoor Design in Mundelein, Volunteer of the Year; and Chad & Suzanne Dershaw of Volle's Bridal & Boutique & Mr. Tux Formalwear in Lake Zurich, Rookie of the Year.
"Our member businesses help our community thrive, and we're so proud to celebrate them and their achievements through this member appreciation event," said Executive Director Claire Slattery.