Thursday, 01 December 2022

Stars nominations close Friday

LAKE COUNTY – Nominations have been flying through the door, over the Internet and in the mail for this year's Stars of Lake County Community Awards


Nominations will be accepted at the Lakeport Regional Chamber office, 875 Lakeport Blvd. in Lakeport, until 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.


Any nominations received by mail with a postmark of Feb. 22 will be honored and added to the list for the 11th Annual Stars of Lake County Community Awards Program.

 

The Stars Selection Committee, comprised of Lake County residents from around the county, will be given the book of nominations early next month for their review. That committee will meet on March 13 to select the final recipients whose names will be revealed at the awards ceremony.

 

The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 30, at Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa, Kelseyville beginning with a reception at 4 p.m.


Currently, only nominees may purchase tickets to the event. General public ticket sales will begin on Monday, March 3.


Any questions concerning the Stars of Lake County Awards Program may be addressed to the chamber at 263-5092.



STARS NOMINEES 2008


Man of the Year

  • Dave Fesmire, Lucerne (Posthumously)

  • Robert L. DeWitt Jr., Kelseyville

  • Dr. Janus Madej, Lakeport


Woman of the Year

  • Elizabeth Larson, Lucerne

  • Lori Peters, Clearlake


Large Business of the Year

  • Wal-Mart, Clearlake

  • Lakeport Grocery Outlet, Lakeport

  • Shannon Ridge Winery and Vineyard, Clearlake Oaks

  • Orchard Park Assisted Living & Memory Care, Clearlake

  • Umpqua Bank


Small Business of the Year

  • Main Street Café (Sam Polo), Clearlake

  • Mugshots Expresso, Middletown

  • Kelseyville Drug, Kelseyville

  • Kerrie’s Quilting, Lakeport

  • Sylvie’s and The Bunk House, Middletown

  • Touch of Class Hair Salon (Charlene Munoz), Lakeport

  • Main Street Bakery, Kelseyville


Youth Advocate, Volunteer

No nominees


Youth Advocate, Professional

  • Adam Garcia, Kelseyville

  • Brian Sumpter, Lakeport


Student of the Year, Male

  • Daniel Gildea, Lakeport

  • Erik Jameson, Lakeport


Student of the Year, Female

  • Kacey Tallman, Hidden Valley Lake

  • Ashley Crawford, Lower Lake


Agriculture Award of the Year

No nominees


Arts Award of the Year

Amateur (Arts Award)

  • Lorna Sue Sides


Professional (Arts Award)

  • Ronald Keas, Lucerne

  • Expressive Motion Dance Studio, Middletown

  • Sandra Wade, Lower Lake

  • Konocti Dance Academy, Clearlake


Volunteer of the Year

  • Bob Sola, Lucerne

  • Dennis Locke, Clearlake Oaks

  • Eells Family, Lucerne

  • William Barrows & Connie Miller, Hidden Valley Lake


Marla Ruzicka Humanitarian of the Year

  • Julie Kelly, Lakeport

  • Susie Wiloth, Lower Lake


Senior of the Year

  • William Edwards, Lower Lake


Best Idea of the Year

  • Lake Family Resource Center Wine and Chocolate Fundraiser, Lakeport

  • Lake County Screen Saver, Lucerne

  • Hot Spot Youth Center, Clearlake

  • A Discovery Center at Anderson Marsh State Park, Lower Lake

  • Team DUI, Clearlake


Organization of the Year, Nonprofit

  • Lakeside Dental Clinic, Lakeport

  • Lake County Farm Bureau, Lakeport


Organization of the Year, Volunteer

  • Operation Tango Mike, Kelseyville

  • Clear Lake CHP Senior Volunteer Program, Kelseyville

  • Sponsoring Survivorship, Lakeport

  • Soroptimist International of Clear Lake


Lifetime Achievement, Male

  • Barry Loflin, Lakeport (Posthumously)

  • Don Emerson, Cobb


Lifetime Achievement, Female

  • Barbara Flynn, Cobb


Local Hero of the Year

  • Dominic Cardinale, Kelseyville

  • Ginny Craven, Kelseyville


New Business of the Year

  • Main Street Bakery, Kelseyville

  • Wild About Books, Clearlake

  • Moore Family Winery, Cobb

  • The Kitchen Gallery, Lakeport


Environmental Award

  • Children’s Museum of Art and Sciences, Clearlake

  • Tom and Val Nixon, Kelseyville


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