The Winners are In: Meet the Winners of the 2020 Annual Banquet

Once a year, the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce gathers its members together to celebrate those who stood out above the rest during the previous year as the Chamber’s outstanding citizens and businesses at the Annual Banquet. Celebrate 2019’s honorees at the 2020 Annual Banquet, taking place Thursday, February 6, 2020 at The Desmond Hotel, located in Malvern. Attendees are invited to enjoy delicious cocktails and an extravagant dinner in a luxurious atmosphere as they laud the honorees.

This year, the winners are:

2019 Business of the Year – John Serock Catering
2019 Citizen of the Year – Carolyn Comitta
2019 Community Service Award – Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

Business of the Year

The Business of the Year Award is presented annually to a Chamber member in recognition of outstanding achievement in the business community and the Greater West Chester community. Winners, like John Serock Catering, are chosen for their entrepreneurial spirit, community and/or public service, service to the Chamber, innovative approach to business, and employee relations. John Serock Catering’s food is always stellar, their service top-notch, with a clear dedication to both the Chamber and the community they serve.

Citizen of the Year

Criteria for the individual worthy of receiving Citizen of the Year award includes: currently being active in the community through various avenues such as civic associations, service organizations, school participation, neighborhood associations, church or military associations. Carolyn Comitta served two terms as the Mayor of West Chester, and she was a member of Borough Council, the National League of Cities and PA Municipal League. She demonstrates decades of participation in local, state, national and international organizations, and she continues to serve as a mentor to students within her community.

Community Service Award

The Community Service Award recognizes an organization that provided exemplary community service and made a positive impact on the Greater West Chester community. Through their programming and outreach efforts, Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has become a special gathering place in the community, reflecting the diverse demographic and bringing a cultural focal point to downtown West Chester.

For more information on the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Banquet, please click here.