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Chemung Co. Chamber Awards

Written By: Joe Melillo

This morning the annual Chemung county chamber of commerce awards banquet featured some incredible community leaders.

Chemung Co. Chamber Awards
December 3, 2013 Chemung County (WENY) - This morning the annual Chemung county chamber of commerce awards banquet featured some incredible community leaders.
     Every year the chamber honors people in the county that go above and beyond their civic duty. The George Winner Statesman award honors someone who has a history of continued community service. The Athena award goes to an individual who assists women in realizing their leadership potential. This year's Athena award winner, Angela McLerny has some advice to the young people wanting to get involved in their community. “Don't be afraid to get started don't be afraid to get involved. I got started in elementary school. Don't listen to people telling you can't Ignore that and just push forward.”
     Award Winners:
     Mary E. Kennedy Community Builder Award -  Michael P. Hosey, Elmira Savings Bank.  
     ATHENA® Award - Angela M. McInerny, Swan & Sons-Morss Company.
     George H. Winner, Jr. Statesmanship Medal - Family of Connie Milliken.
     Partners In Education Award - Mary Ann Gray, Waverly High School.
     New Business Award - Chamberlain Acres Perennial Nursery.
     Glenn Miller and Charles Todd Ambassador of the Year Award - Lisa Roan, Pembrook Pines Media Group.