MUKILTEO, Wash., November 20, 2023—The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce hosted its third annual Community Awards Gala on Friday, November 17, at the Rosehill Community Center where local businesses were recognized for their commitment to improving Mukilteo through giving, programs, and volunteerism.
Community award winners of the night were the following:
- Community Member winner Debra Bordsen
- Non-Profit winner Casino Road Kids Ministry
- New Business winner Delaney’s Landscaping
- Small Business winner Nic’s Barbershop
- Large Business winner Ivar’s
- Chamber Volunteer of the Year winner Kim Greenough
- Chamber Board Member of the Year winner Christina Stollwerck
- Chamber Ambassador of the Year winner Randy Robichaud
The Board surprised Executive Director Kandace Barnes with an award for all of her hard work over the years. Just over 100 attendees enjoyed music, dinner that was provided by Red Cork Bistro, a photo booth, photos by John with Watkins Photography, and both a live and silent auction.
President and CEO Kandace Barnes, shared with the Lynnwood Times the importance of the Chamber recognizing local businesses and members in the community.
“They really are the backbone of the community,” Barnes said. “The opportunity to recognize those people who really are the backbone of our community. We are just so thankful for them.”
Barnes, her team, and many volunteers hosted wine fests, Music at the Beach concerts, a Mukilteo Car Show, a Beer Garden at the Lighthouse Festival, Spooktacular for Halloween, and a luncheon series this year all of which are returning for 2024.
Last year’s Mukilteo Community Awards winners of the night were the following:
- New Business winner Taqueria Puebla
- Small Business winner Mukilteo Ace Hardware
- Large Business winner BECU
- Non-Profit winner Leadership Launch
- Community Member winner Sean Drought, owner of Tapped Mukilteo
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