East Boston Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2014 'Prosperity Award' Winners


Oct 29, 2014, 13:18 ET from East Boston Chamber of Commerce

BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce proudly announced today the winners of the 2014 Prosperity Awards and the launch of the first-annual Prosperity Awards Gala.

This awards program has been established to honor and recognize East Boston's most influential and impactful business and community leaders.

This year's distinguished honorees include:

Neffo Cappuccio, Cappuccio Construction
Josephine Cuzzi, East Boston YMCA
Gina Fiandaca, City of Boston
Frank Fredella, Sterlingwear of Boston
Richard Gavegnano,  East Boston Savings Bank
Manuel Lopes,  East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Diane Modica, Law Offices of Diane J. Modica
Robert Katz, NuTread Tire and Auto
Veronica Robles, Veronica Robles Cultural Center
Joseph Ruggiero, Ruggiero Memorial Homes
Chip Tuttle, Suffolk Downs
Walter Yourawski,  East Boston Diamond & Gold

The 1st Annual Prosperity Awards Gala will be held on Thursday November 6th, 2014 in the Skyline Ballroom at the Hyatt Boston Harbor Hotel. Guest Host and Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be award-winning journalist, and NBC 7News investigative reporter, Cheryl Fiandaca. The Keynote Speaker for the event will be best-selling author, and former Chief Marketing Officer of the New England Patriots, Lou Imbriano.

"These are the individuals who have blazed a trail for the rest of us and have truly made a difference in their professions and in our community. Each one of them has contributed significantly to the economic and cultural prosperity of East Boston and our city at-large. We are honored and privileged to present the awards and look forward to sharing this memorable dinner and celebration with these leaders, their families, employees, colleagues and friends."

Scott Heigelmann, President, East Boston Chamber of Commerce.

The Prosperity Awards Gala
When: Thursday November 6th, 2014 – 6pm
Where: Hyatt Boston Harbor @ Logan Airport
Tickets/Tables: info@eastbostonchamber.org  - or call 617-569-5000

This event is sponsored by our generous Sponsors, Partners and Supporters: East Boston Savings Bank, Roseland Properties, Lombardo's, East Boston YMCA, Sterlingwear of Boston, Ruberto Israel & Weiner and East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.

Since 1962, the mission of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce has been to inspire economic growth in East Boston by strengthening the neighborhood's competitive position and facilitating investments that build capacity, generate prosperity and catalyze the economic vibrancy of City life as a whole.

SOURCE East Boston Chamber of Commerce