Maricopa Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Awards Banquet is scheduled for Jan. 23 at Elements Event Center. Cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m.
WAZ Business of the Year: InMaricopa, Orbitel Communications and Sun Life Family Health Center.
Small Business of the Year (10 employees or fewer): James A. Chaston, CPA, PLC, Suz’s Cruises and Uniquely Sewn
Sonny Dunn Citizen of the Year: Eric Lacz, Patty Robinson and Courtny Tyler
Renate Chamberlin Volunteer of the Year: Tracy Davis, Jim Irving and Jim Shoaf.
Educator of the Year: Chris McDonald, Lauren Miller and Bernadette Russoniello.
Civil Servant of the Year: Karen S. Fierro, grants director for Ak-Chin Indian Community; Richard Clore, commander for Maricopa Police Department; and Christian Price, mayor.
Nonprofit of the Year: Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship, Mountain View Church/Food Bank and The Streets Don’t Love You Back.