The Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual meeting and awards banquet at the Elks Lodge in late June. The awards went to the following:
Citizens of the Year went to Bill and Fran Lytle of the Manna Cafe on Chincoteague.
Small Business of Person of the Year went to Tammy Halloway of the Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles.
In a new category, the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award went to Josh Chapman of the Black Narrows Brewing Company on Chincoteague.
The Chairman’s Award went to Steve Mallette of Resource Management Associates.
The Distinguished Service Award went to Chad Ballard of Cherrystone Aqua Farms and Cherrystone Family Campground.