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Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces the Winners of the 53rd Annual Awards Gala

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Awards Gala at Pechanga Resort & Casino. This premier event was a memorable night of elegance and excitement, with over 700 attendees. The evening included dinner, an extravagant silent auction, live entertainment, and an outstanding awards presentation. The Temecula Chamber proudly awarded the following businesses, organizations and citizens:

Bronze Business of the Year – Insurance All Stars Agency

Sterling Business of the Year – Pacific Barcode

Gold Business of the Year – Highgate Senior Living

Platinum Business of the Year – Pechanga Resort & Casino

Ruby Organization of the Year – St Jeanne de Lestonnac School

Emerald Organization of the Year – Animal Friends of the Valleys

Valley Young Professional of the Year – Donna San Miguel, California State University San Marcos Temecula Campus

Citizen of the Year – Kimberly Gerrish, Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center

Lifetime Achievement Recipient – Bennet R. Drake

Ambassador of the Year – Laurie Luitwieler, Alta Pacific Bank

Chairman’s Choice Award – Jackie Steed, Reliable Realty

Visit Temecula Valley Welty Tourism Professional of the Year – Robert Morris

Thank you to the event sponsors:

Title Sponsor – Abbott

Premier Sponsor – Pechanga Resort & Casino

Reception Sponsor – Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC

Photography Sponsor – Southwest Healthcare System

Entertainment Sponsor – 60 Grit Studios

Auction Sponsor – The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates

Program Sponsor – Garage Brewing Company

Affiliate Sponsors – California State University San Marcos, Corner Bakery Café, Fabozzi & Miller, APC, Loma Linda University Medical Center Murrieta, MLC Holdings, Pacific Western Bank, Promenade Temecula, Temecula Valley Hospital, Temecula Valley Toyota, TST Water, LLC

Community Partner – City of Temecula

Community Sponsors – CR&R Environmental Services, Craig Davis Family Insurance Agency, Eastern Municipal Water District, The Law Office of Jeffrey C. Nickerson, Mercedes-Benz of Temecula, Mt. San Jacinto College, Pulido Cleaning & Restoration, Red Wing Shoe Stores Temecula Riverside County Board of Supervisors 3rd District

Media Sponsors – The Valley Business Journal

Audio Visual Sponsor – Stay Way Productions

Champagne Sponsor -Wilson Creek Winery