Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Southlake Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Award Recipients

Press Release – The Southlake Chamber held the Celebrating Community MVPs Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 20th at the Marriott Solana Hotel. The recipients were recognized at the tailgate themed event presented by Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake for their accomplishments in community, service and business.
“We honor these individuals that have made positive change in our Chamber and community and set an example for others to follow with their initiative, creativity and energy,” said Mark Jones, Banquet Chair and President of First Financial Bank.The coveted Citizen of the Year Award was presented to David Faltys. ”There is no one more deserving because of his genuine caring spirit that shines evidently to all that have the privilege of knowing Dr. David Faltys. His love for his family, the community, and the children that go through the Carroll School System is unwavering. We are honored to have David represent the City of Southlake as the 2013 Citizen of the Year” said Traci Bernard, Board Chair, and President Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake.

Below are the 2013 Southlake Community MVP Award Recipients:

Citizen of the Year, Sponsored by Advantage Air Services, Inc.- WINNER: David Faltys, Ed.D., Carroll lSD

This award recognizes unparalleled efforts and service making the City of Southlake a better place for everyone.

Chairman’s Award, Presented by Tommy Pennington Realty Group, Inc.­ WINNER:  Greg Last, EDTBestPractices, LLC

This award recognizes exceptional performance and dedication to the continued success of the Southlake Chamber of Commerce in 2013.

President’s Award, Sponsored by Brio Tuscan Grille- WINNER:  Shana Yelverton, City of Southlake

This award recognizes exemplary service to the Southlake Chamber of Commerce through the dedication of time, resources and ideas that have served to enhance Chamber success and opportunities.

Civic Group of the Year, Sponsored by Providence Bank of Texas -WINNER: Pro Players Foundation

This award recognizes an organization that has had a positive impact through their involvement in the community and as a result of actions taken by the organization to improve the lives of people.

Director of the Year, Presented by Southlake Chamber WINNERS: Ian MacLean, Highland Landscaping, LLC.

This award recognizes one of the Southlake Chamber’s Directors for demonstrating the utmost professionalism and enthusiasm with regard to Chamber involvement.

Corporate Business of the Year, Sponsored by ONCOR- WINNER: Grubbs Infiniti

This award recognizes dedication and service to the City of Southlake beyond compare, for making it a better place for all to live or do business, and for exemplifying a commitment to excellence in all they do.

Small Business of the Year, Sponsored by Frost, the Private Bank- WINNER: Burger Shack…breakfast too!

This award recognizes unparalleled service and commitment to the City of Southlake, building on Southlake’s strong business and community environment, and exemplifying a commitment to excellence in all they do.

Leadership Southlake Alumni of the Year, Sponsored by Grubbs Infiniti – WINNER:  Kevin Archer, Providential Realty Partners

This award recognizes outstanding dedication and service from alumni of Leadership Southlake.

Volunteer of the Year, Presented by The Richey Company – WINNER: Laura Fuquay, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake

This award recognizes outstanding volunteer service and contributions within the Southlake community.

Ambassador of the Year, Sponsored by First National Bank Town Square- WINNER:  Lindsay Polyak, Knutson CPA, PLCC

This award recognizes efforts going above and beyond to create a positive environment for the Chamber’s membership through dedication and service to the Ambassador Committee.

Youth of the Year, Sponsored by Southlake Youth Action Commission -WINNER: Courtney Kent and Andrew Adams

This award recognizes a local student for dedication and achievement in the Southlake area.

For additional information on our winners or membership, please contact the Chamber at 817.481.8200, ext. 20, or email jill@southlakechamber.com.