Annual Awards Banquet

Date Jan 22, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Contact Email
Contact Phone 585-234-1884
Location Rochester Yacht Club

Annual presentation of Person of the Year and Beautification awards, at the beautiful Rochester Yacht Club, 5555 St. Paul Blvd, Friday, January 22, 2016, 6-9PM.

Person of the Year – Donald E. Wood. Mr. Wood has spent much of his adult life serving the Irondequoit community in many ways, from being a beloved school bus driver to volunteering with school children. He has served Irondequoit Police Chief Tantalo, and his predecessor Chief Boyan. Don has been a dedicated volunteer with Irondequoit Crime Prevention Coalition, the Advanced Citizens Police Academy, as well as being Captain of the Parkside Neighborhood Watch for over 20 years.

Best New Building – I-Square, Michael and Wendy Nolan, 420 Bakers Park.

Best Renovation – Whispering Pines Miniature Golf, 4353 Culver Road, Jim and Greg Papas.

Best Re-Purposed Building – Chipotle/Starbucks, 1495 East Ridge Road.

Best Landscaping – Genrich's Garden Center, Florist and Greenhouse, 375 Cooper Road, Deborah Genrich.

To Attend:

$50 per person. Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 13, 2016.

Check payable to Irondequoit Chamber of Commerce, mailed to:

c/o Joann Harding, 78 Russell Avenue, Rochester, NY 14622.

For more information, call 234-1884 or email

Click here to sponsor our event and offer your congratulations to our award honorees!

Advertising sponsor space is available in our event program! Sponsorships help support award plaques, and complimentary dinner for winners. Sponsors receive advertising space in our event program and in our evening slide show.