2023 NE Chamber Award Winners

Thank you to all who were able to attend the annual NE Chamber Awards Reception on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at Milburn Stone Theatre. It was a lovely evening of honoring our winners with the added bonus of being able to enjoy the traveling CCPS Student Art Show, Solo Exhibit of local artist Jessica Cooke, and a dress rehearsal showing of “Curtains! A Musical Comedy Whodunit”.

Our Award Winners:

  • Business Person of the Year – Doris Behnke of Turkey Point Vineyard
  • Business of the YearKathy’s Corner Shop (accepted by Kathy Roff)
  • Volunteer of the Year – Tracy Reynolds (Cecil Bank, and former NE Chamber President)
  • President’s Award – Robert Crouch of Crouch Funeral Home (not pictured)
  • Certificates of Appreciation – Tracy Reynolds and Missy Reynolds

Description of the Awards:

  • 2023 Volunteer of the Year
    This award recognizes and honors an outstanding individual who is volunteering their time and talent in the non-profit sector. This individual is making a significant contribution to the North East community through commitment, service, creativity, cooperation and leadership in their volunteer role(s).
  • 2023 Business Person of the Year
    The Business Person of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of our business people to the community and overall progress and/or economy of the North East and/or Cecil County area. Selection of the award is based on evidence of an individual’s successful operation in Business and evidence of significant contribution to the community.
  • 2023 Business of the Year
    This award recognizes a business that contributes to the economic growth and quality of life in our community. Practices a professional conduct and contributes to a sense of cooperation within the entire business community.
  • President’s Award
    This award is for the special honoring of a community member who has gone above and beyond in support of the North East community.
  • Certificates of Appreciation
    These certificates are presented to community members who have performed an exemplary service to the North East Chamber is promoting its efforts to the North East community.