Yarmouth Chamber Hosts 2017 Annual Dinner

Business of the year, citizen of the year recognized...

The Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce (YCC) hosted their 55th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on Wednesday, October 18th at The Riverway Restaurant and Lobster House in South Yarmouth.

The Presenting Sponsor for the event was the Cape Cod Inflatable Park and Christina Carey spoke about the recent expansion plans for the Cape Cod Inflatable Park. The event was hosted by Jason Siscoe and Melissa Harrington of The Riverway Restaurant and Lobster House.

The YCC presentation was a look back at the accomplishments of 2016-2017 and how the Chamber will continue to grow, support, and invest in the businesses of Yarmouth. Executive Director, Mary Vilbon said, “We always look forward to hosting the Annual Dinner. It’s an opportunity to mingle with our members and hear from them as well as showcasing the work that we have been involved in over the year to support the businesses we represent. Thank you to our members, local Town officials, and State Representative Will Crocker that were able to attend.”

On the agenda was acknowledging outgoing board members: Rick Cannon of Canco Fire Sprinkler Services and Mairead Graf of the Animal Rescue League; voting in new board members: Amy Neill of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and Jennifer Reid of Bridgewater State University; and presenting the Business of the Year Award to Platinum Auto Services and the Citizen of the Year Award to Jack McCormack.

Presented by Mairead Graf, Platinum Auto Services proudly accepted the “Business of the Year Award” and briefly spoke about their business success and family focus for their staff.

Jack McCormack accepted the Citizen of the Year Award for his commendable dedication to his many years of service to the Town of Yarmouth. Karen Green, Town of Yarmouth’s Director of Community Development, presented the award and recounted the many ways in which McCormack has been a crucial part of the Town of Yarmouth’s growth.

State Representative, Will Crocker presented a citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives to each of the award recipients.

The Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who came to show support for the work that the Chamber does.

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