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Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Award Recipients

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 5, 2013

Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce
65 Ramapo Valley Road, Suite 211 • Mahwah, NJ  07430
Mahwah  (January 3, 2013) – The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce honored its annual award recipients at its Holiday Celebration Luncheon, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Suffern, NY, on December 14, 2012.

The Chamber’s 2012 Annual Award recipients were:

  • 2012 Citizen of the Year:   Dr. Peter P. Mercer
  • 2012 Company of the Year: Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
  • 2012 Organization of the Year: Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization, Inc. (MEVO)

Founded in 1957, the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic organization representing members from over 90 communities in the region. The Chamber’s membership includes retail, professional, service, and corporate businesses, both large and small. Its primary objective is to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the greater Mahwah region so that its citizens and its business community may prosper. Particular attention and emphasis is given to the business, social, civic, cultural, and educational interests of the region.

Sharon Rounds, Executive Director
Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce
65 Ramapo Valley Road, Suite 211
Mahwah, NJ  07430

Phone: 201-529-5566
Fax:  201-529-8122


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