CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The Chappaqua-Millwood Chamber of Commerce is set to honor the outstanding representatives of the community with an awards ceremony in October.
The event, known as "Chamber Champs 2013," will honor businesses, volunteers, nonprofit groups and other members of the community with a ceremony starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at Crabtree's Kittle House, 11 Kittle Road, Chappaqua, according to a press release.
"All of our merchants do so much for the community," said chamber founder Rob Greenstein in the release. "This event will give the residents a chance to show their appreciation. Plus, we have an incredible line-up of honored guests."
The guests include state Assemblyman David Buchwald, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino and Westchester County Legislator Michael Kaplowitz.
The awards include:
* Business of The Year to "honor an outstanding business and to recognize their contributions to the local business community."
* Volunteer of the Year to "honor those who have distinguished themselves in unselfish and extraordinary public service to the citizens of Chappaqua & Millwood."
* New Business of The Year to "honor an outstanding new business in Chappaqua or Millwood and to recognize their contributions to the local business community."
* Nonprofit of the Year to "honor outstanding achievement by a nonprofit organization."
* Lifetime Achievement Award to "honor an outstanding business and to recognize their long-time contributions to the community."
To register, residents are asked to visit the group's registration page. To vote for the awards, residents are asked to fill out a survey on the group's webpage. For more information, residents are asked to contact Greenstein at Rob@chappaqua-millwoodchamber.org.