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Persons Of The Year Announced

The Martinez Chamber of Commerce has released the list of honorees for 2012.

The Martinez Chamber of Commerce has released the names of its honorees this year. They are:

Man of the Year: Doug Stewart

Woman of the Year: Lorena Castillo

Young Man of the Year: Dominic Lucido

Young Woman of the Year: Sophie Hatch

Educator of the Year: Mark Duarte

Service Without Borders: Fadhila Holman

Lifetime Achievement: Frank Walsh

Charles Laird Award: Gay Gerlach

Business of the Year: Richard Cash Photography

Ambassador of the Year: Adam Hoffert

The winners were selected from nominations received by the Chamber for each category. Members of Kiwanis, Soroptomists, Rotary, and Lions clubs, along with Main Street Martinez and Mayor Rob Schroder, met and determined the winners.

Martinez Patch congratulates all these worthy winners. Stay tuned for more photos and stories about this annual honor later this week.

The chamber will host an award dinner on March 24 to honor the people listed here. Contact (925) 228-2345 for more information. 

Chris Kapsalis March 08, 2012 at 01:33 AM
So agree with these picks. wtg! WTG Lorena! You work so hard always doing something positive for Martinez. Doug , goes without saying, and congrats to the other winners.
Candice Gliatto March 08, 2012 at 02:00 PM
Congratulations Lorena! This woman lives, breaths, sleeps, eats Martinez. The list of things she's done for this town are endless. Hands down, she the most amazing and giving person I have ever met. She inspired me to become involved the community and now I couldn't imagine life any other way. I'm proud to call her my friend and I am so happy she is receiving this award!!!

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