Award Winners: From left to right: Nick Lazzara, Bloody Mary Co. (Product of the Year); Rachel Sack, The UPS Store (Mid-Sized Business of the Year); David Paulson, Morning Story (New Business of the Year); Dave Liken, Glendale Target (Business of the Year); Mark Smiley, President of the Chamber; David Peterson (Humanitarian of the Year); and Michael Jultak, Jultak Flowers (Small Business of the Year); took home the awards at the 2020 Annual Luncheon. (Not pictured, Matt Poffel, Ambassador of the Year).

Keynote: Mike Dunafon, Mayor for the City of Glendale, addresses the capacity crowd at Infinity Park Event Center.

Linda Ballas, Steve’s Snappin’ Dogs; Tiffanie Trenck, Luncheon Master of Ceremonies; Heather Brecl, LIV Sotheby’s; and Steve Ballas, Steve’s Snappin’ Dogs; take time to pose for the camera at the Chamber’s annual luncheon on January 29, 2020.

The Greater Glendale Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Chamber Appreciation Luncheon on January 29, 2020, at Infinity Park Events Center in Glendale. Current Chamber members and City officials combined to form a packed house to celebrate 2019 successes and forecast 2020.

The luncheon was sponsored by AAA Colorado, The City of Glendale, Shotgun Willie’s, Sewald Hanfling Public Affairs, Angela Fox (RE/MAX Urban Properties), SleepNation, Xcel Energy, Alphagraphics, Arcanum, Butler Rents, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Bloody Mary Co., and Iron Woman.

The luncheon’s Master of Ceremonies was Chamber member Tiffanie Trenck. The keynote speaker was Glendale’s Mayor and Chamber Board Member Mike Dunafon, w

Enjoying The Luncheon: Stephen Crockett, Evolve Network Solutions; Anna Spaulding; Lee McIntyre, Brown & Brown; and Traci LaCrue, Unified Mortgage Corp.; enjoy the catered lunch from Delectable Catering on January 29, 2020.

ho talked about the importance of a business community.

The awards portion of the luncheon was determined by the Board of Directors under careful consideration. Bloody Mary Co. took home the hardware for Product of the Year, Glendale Target won the award for Business of the Year, Jultak Flowers won for Small Business of the Year, The UPS Store won for Mid-Size Business, Morning Story was n

Humanitarian: David Peterson, far right, displays his Humanitarian of the Year award with Chamber COO Jeff Allen and the ladies who also volunteer at Children’s Hospital.

amed New Business of the Year and Matt Poffel from Old Chicago won the coveted Ambassador of the Year award.

“The Chamber is proud of all of this year’s recipients,” said Chamber COO Jeff Allen. “We look forward to an outstanding 2020 as we continue to grow the Chamber and add benefit to its members.”

Catering was provided by Glendale’s very own Delectable Catering and each attendee walked away with a complimentary cake from Nothing Bundt Cake and a bottled bloody mary mix courtesy of Bloody Mary Co. For more information on the Chamber, visit www.ggchamber .com.









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