The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2012 award recipients; the honors are given annually to individuals who have had a positive impact on the Riverhead community.
The 2012 Annual Awards Presentation and Celebration of the RCOC will take place on Dec. 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Vineyards in Aquebogue. Special program recognitions and sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets are $65 per person or $110 per couple. Tickets and further information can be obtained by calling Mary Hughes at 631-727-7600 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award recipients for 2012 are:
2012 Person of the Year: Ray Maynard of Skydive Long Island
2012 Business of the Year: Riverhead Raceway, operated by Barbara and Jim Cromarty.
The Long Island Cauliflower Association will receive the 2012 Agricultural Achievement Award.
Star Confectionery, operated by the Meras Family, will receive the 2012 Gold Key Award.
The Riverhead High School Girls’ Basketball Team will the receive 2012 Spirit of Riverhead Award.
Jesse Goodale, Sr., will be honored with 2012 Lifetime Service Award.
Carmela DiTalia, member of the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, will be recognized as its 2012 Director of the Year.