At the Annual Meeting Luncheon, the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce will officially kick off its year-long 100 Year Anniversary Celebration. The 100 Year Anniversary will be celebrated with a gala to be held at Choate Rosemary Hall in June 2015.
The speaker for this event will be Dr. John Lahey, president of Quinnipiac University. Lahey has been Quinnipiac’s president since 1987. His leadership has led to the University’s impressive growth, including an increase in student enrollment by more than 300 percent, expanding the physical plant from 100 acres to 604 acres, and directing the development of two additional campuses.
The luncheon event will include an election of the Board of Directors, Recognition of Outgoing Board of Directors, a State of the QChamber, and presentations of awards and scholarships.
The awards being presented include:
· Shining Star of the Year, awarded to Bob Bourassa Catering and Events for their outstanding support of the Quinnipiac Chamber, the business community, and the community at large;
· Shining Star of the Year, awarded to Masonicare for their outstanding support of the Quinnipiac Chamber, the business community, and the community at large;
· Veterans Humanitarian Award, a new addition to the program, will be awarded to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare for their outstanding support of our veterans of war;
· Volunteer of the Year Award, also new to the program, will be awarded to Robert Bishop for outstanding volunteerism and support of the Quinnipiac Chamber.
The Annual Meeting Luncheon is presented by Executive Auto Group. The major sponsor of the event is Nucor Steel. Additional event sponsors include AT&T, CIT, Hartford Healthcare. Pricing is $45 per person which includes a lunch buffet. To register or to learn more about the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting Luncheon, visit www.quinncham.com or call 203-269-9891 or email Brittany@quinncham.com