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The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Meeting of Members, Installation of Officers & Award Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Bella Colina San Clemente. Upstanding residents were recognized and the Chamber board was sworn in.
Shauna Hunt receives a hug from Kelly Finney during the annual San Clemente Chamber of Commerce Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony on Feb. 15 at Bella Collina San Clemente.
Carson Kropfl listens to his own introduction before receiving the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Sarah McKeon, center, gets a hug from her son after receiving the Educator of the Year award.
Carson Kropfl speaks to the audience while standing on a Locker Board, which he invented.
Lance Larson, Ph.D., information systems management, listens to a speaker before accepting the Volunteer of the Year award.
Members of the color guard with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines opens the awards ceremony.
Stephanie Aguilar, center, the winner of the Citizen of the Year award, poses with her awards.
Kelly, left, and Roger Sugano speak to the audience after being awarded Business of the Year.
Business of the Year: Taka-O Japanese Restaurant
Citizen of the Year: Stephanie Aguilar
Volunteer of the Year: Dr. Lance Larson
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement: Barbara Barnes
Ambassador of the Year: Shauna Hunt
Carson Kropfl receives Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
San Clemente Chamber of Commerce Installation
Executive Committee: Chairman of the Board, Steve Ynzunza, Coast Property Services; Vice Chairman, Susan Jennrich, Outlets at San Clemente; Chief Financial Officer, Chuck Narey of Hayden, Narey & Persich, C.P.A; Immediate Past Chairman, Antoine Price, Café Mimosa; First Vice Chairman, Burton Brown, Atomi Financial Group; and Second Vice Chairman, Ricky Rodriguez, Rod’s Tree Service.
Directors: Jeff Bott, Transportation Corridor Agencies; Nick Buchanan, Cape Point Development, LLC; Mike Burke, Burke Consulting; Pat Huber, Rainbow Sandals; Nancy Hunt, Keller Williams Realty; Don Kindred, Kindred Associates; Lance Larson, Larson Corporation; Stavros Lozano, Inka Mama’s Peruvian Cuisine; Mike Lomonaco, Lomonaco Coast Plumbing; Tony Struthers, MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center; and James Wynne, Johnston Pacific Commercial Real Estate.