Danville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2023 Community Award Winners

May 1, 2023

Danville, CA – The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce announced its community award winners for 2023 at their Denim & Diamonds Community Awards Dinner held at Blackhawk Country Club.

Attendees included Mayor Robert Storer, Vice Mayor Karen Stepper, and Town Councilmembers Fong, Morgan and Arnerich as well as Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen, Chamber Board Chair Rick Shumway, and other elected and community leaders.

In twelve categories, 81 nominations were received and 3,271 votes were cast community-wide.

“We want to congratulate our winners who have worked hard to run their businesses and represent our community with great pride and admiration,” said Judy Lloyd, President & CEO of the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Best Business Services

Young Learners Academy

Best Health, Wellness, Beauty, Fitness

Sarah Fendrich Makeup

Best Real Estate, Mortgage, Escrow

Notable Real Estate

Best Retail or Business Services

America’s Finest Hemp

Citizen of the Year

Hon. Renee Morgan

Employee of the Year

Marianne Iversen, DSCBA

Best Construction, Design, Landscaping

Bellissimo Décor, LLC

Best Promotional – Marketing, Photo, Video

Lara George Photography

Best Restaurant, Bakery, Catering

Smallcakes Cupcakery (Batter N’ Icing)

Businessperson of the Year

Steve Koel

Non-Profit of the Year

Danville Children’s Guild

Ambassador of the Year

Scott Bigelow