Ocean City Today

OC Chamber of Commerce award winners announced

Jul 27, 2017

(July 28, 2017) The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce congratulates its annual award winners for 2017.

Submissions were made in each category through July 1, and were followed by a committee review made up of two current chamber board members, two past chamber presidents and two Special Events Committee members.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Jack Burbage / Blue Water Development Corp.

Sponsored By: Comcast Spotlight


Business Person of The Year

Cole Taustin  - Embers Restaurant/ BLU Crabhouse

Sponsored By: D3 Corp


Citizen of The Year

Stephanie Meehan  - Funcade

Sponsored By: Atlantic General Hospital


Young Professional of The Year

Jason D’Amore  - United Work & Travel

Sponsored by: Ocean City Today / Bayside Gazette – Flag Publications


Non-Profit of The Year

Worcester Youth & Family Counseling

Sponsored by:  The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, LLC


Volunteer of The Year

Terri Mahoney - 47 ABC / WMDT

Sponsored By: Peninsula Regional Medical Center


The annual Chamber Awards Celebration will take place on Sept. 12 at The Clarion Fontainebleau on 101st Street. The evening will begin with the introduction of the Chamber’s 2017-2018 Board of Officers.

Tickets cost $85 per person and includes two complimentary cocktail hour beverages, hors d’oeuvres, wine service at table, and for dinner, braised short ribs and stuffed shrimp, roasted vegetables, potatoes and a variety of Smith Island Cakes for dessert.

Sponsor tables are available for $1,000, for a table of 10, and include all of the above plus table signs, event program recognition and inclusion on the sponsor display.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.OceanCity.org, at the chamber office located at routes 50 and 707, or email lisa@OceanCity.org.

Questions? Contact Events Director Lisa Layfield at 410-213-0144 ext. 104.

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