Grapevine Community Awards Banquet Presented by Bank of the West
Advanced registration is required. Space is LIMITED.
"Celebrating the Individuals and Businesses Who Make Our Community Outstanding!"
Purchase Tickets by January 21st
Each year the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce takes time to honor deserving individuals from the community and from the Chamber's membership at its Annual Community Awards Banquet. The Awards Banquet is presented by Bank of the West.
The awards include:
Don Ramey Community Spirit, sponsored by Grapevine Realty
The Don Ramey Community Spirit Award is given to an individual that, over a period of time, has contributed outstanding leadership and devotion to the Grapevine community.
- Grapevine Ambucs
- Julia Sizemore
- The Christmas Cottage Elves
Ted Willhoite Legacy Award, sponsored by TLC Realty, Inc.
The Ted Willhoite Legacy Award recognizes an individual that has a lasting personal contribution and an an enduring legacy making the community of Grapevine a better place to live. This award recognizes distinguished individuals who are champions of responsible change, who posses a pioneering spirit, or demonstrates inventiveness to inspire and educate others. 2020 Nominees:
- Wanda & Gary Blagg
- Darlene Freed
- PW McCallum
- Debi Meek
- Shonda Schaefer
D. E. Box Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Joe & Balla Wright/ Wright Commercial Construction
The D.E. Box Citizen of the Year is an individual who has voluntarily and sincerely given of their time and leadership through an overall community development program—working together to improve the economic, civic, and cultural well-being of the Grapevine area. 2020 Nominees:
- Gayle Hall
- Chief Mike Hamlin
- Paul Slechta Member of the Year, sponsored by Trinity Commercial Construction Company
The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year is a business that has exhibited outstanding contributions to the Grapevine Chamber, City of Grapevine and civic organizations during the past year. 2020 Nominees:
- Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Grapevine (President: Chris York)
- Community Impact News (GM: Ana Erwin)
- Sewell BMW of Grapevine (GM: Klint Guerry)
- Magnolia Realty (Owners: Theresa & Justin Mason)
Business Hall of Fame, sponsored by Stacy Furniture & Design
Members of the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame are long time area businesses that have made outstanding contributions, not only to the Grapevine Chamber, but to the community as well. 2020 Nominees: - Brown Chiropractic Clinic
- Classic Chevrolet
- Texas General Store
- Wine Fusion Winery
- Wright Construction Company, Inc.
Women’s Division Woman of the Year, sponsored by Box Insurance Agency
This prestigious honor recognizes a woman who has distinguished herself through outstanding involvement benefiting the community of Grapevine. The nomination may recognize service from any past years.
2020 Nominees: - Dr. Claudia K. Beeny, House of Shine
- Brandy Headington, Capital Asset Resources
- Susie Howell, Frost Bank
- Lara Sundell, GRACE
Ambassador of the Year, sponsored by Grubbs Infiniti Grapevine
This honor is awarded to the Grapevine Chamber Ambassador who was most active by attending Ribbon Cuttings and groundbreakings, introducing new members at luncheons and recruiting new Ambassadors and Chamber members.
2020 Nominees: - Linda Broom, Transworld Business Advisors
- Carmen Drew, Herbalife
- Patrick McCoy, Village Professional Painters
Rising Star Award, sponsored by Kristine Munaretto, CPA:
2020 Nominees: - Christina Cates, GRACE
- Paul Duane, MiMutual Mortgage
- Kindal Wright Kreamer, Wright Construction Company
- Morgan Nichols, Nichols Financial Group
- Lara Sundell, GRACE
Chairman's Award, sponsored by Silver Oak Commercial Realty, LLC
All award winners are selected via secret ballot by the Grapevine Chamber’s Board of Directors, as well as past award winners.
Date and Time
Thursday Jan 28, 2021 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CST
6:00 p.m. Doors Open, Cash Bar
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Gaylord Texan Resort
Tate Ballroom (2nd Floor of the new tower)
1501 Gaylord Trl
Grapevine, TX 76051
Price includes parking.
$65 per person
$575 (2) Reserved, Physically Distanced, tables of 4 each
RSVP by Thursday, Jan 21st
Individual tickets and reserved sponsor tables of 4 can be purchased online or by calling the Chamber office during business hours at (817) 481-1522