FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2017
Lindsay Touchy, Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce
Galveston Chamber to Celebrate George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year
GALVESTON, TX – September 13, 2017 – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year awards ceremony on Friday, September 15, 2017, 7 – 10 pm, at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort.
The event recognizes area businesses who demonstrate outstanding achievement, contribute to the growth of our region, and encourage others to follow their lead. The Chamber will honor Dancie Perugini Ware, Dancie Perugini Ware Public Relations and Todd R. Sullivan, John R. Sullivan, and William W. Sullivan, Sullivan Interest/Evia. Last year’s recipients included Island Famous CEO, Dennis Bryd, and Farley Girls, Ryann Duzich Culberson and Rosmond Duzich Thormahlen.
The event will also honor the winners of the Ball High IncubaTOR program and Lemonade Day Galveston County. The Ball High IncubaTOR program teaches entrepreneurism through the INCubatoredu® curriculum. Students enrolled in this course become true entrepreneurs by creating and developing their own product or service. Winners, Jennifer Hernandez and Bernadino Hernandez, established the ultimate car wash company, Eco Care Car Wash, to take care of the environment and bring convenience to their customers.
Lemonade Day Galveston County empowers today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs by learning to own andoperate their own business, a lemonade stand. This year’s winner is Team Victor, led by a courageous young entrepreneur named Victor Rodriquez. Born with Down Syndrome, Victor struggles to communicate but he demonstrates hard work, integrity and commitment to Lemonade Day Galveston County. To Victor, Lemonade Day Galveston County shows others with the disorder that anything is possible.
Established in 1845, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce promotes and advocates for business and community development and is the first chamber in the State of Texas.
The George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year, presented by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, honoring Dancie Perugini Ware, Todd R. Sullivan, John R. Sullivan, William W. Sullivan, Jennifer Hernandez, Bernadino Hernandez and Victor Rodriquez is Friday, September 15, 2017, 7 – 10 pm, at the Galveston Island Convention Center. The event will include an awards ceremony, dinner, and entertainment. Business attire.
Tickets to the event are $100 Chamber members, $150 future members, and $1,500 reserved table of 10. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.GalvestonChamber.com or call (409) 763-5326.