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Winners of the Annual Darien Chamber Awards

Laurie Griffith was awarded Volunteer Member of the Year and Callari Auto Group/BMW of Darien was awarded Business of the Year at the Darien Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s.   Both winners were honored with a Town Proclamation delivered by First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, an Assembly Citation presented by Terrie Wood CT State Representative and a Darien Chamber Award plaque from Al Tibbetts, Chairman of the Darien Chamber of Commerce.

Laurie Griffith is a longstanding Chamber member and 2013 Volunteer of the Darien Chamber.  She has served on the Executive and Full Board, and on the Membership, Directory and Social Committees.  She presently serves as the Chair of the Events Committee.  Her enthusiasm and “let’s work together” attitude has increased board participation in the Darien Memorial Day Parade and in “Holiday Magic In Darien” events.  She is well known for her positive can-do attitude to move the Chamber business along. She is dedicated to the business community of Darien and has attended almost every ribbon cutting, business after hours and chamber festivity.

The Callari Auto Group/BMW Darien executives have served on the Chamber board for over 15 years and have devoted hours of time and energy in the promotion of the Darien Chamber and the Darien business community and they have built and maintain a state of the art facility which draws clients from many towns in Fairfield County which helps promote shopping, dining and doing business in Darien.  BMW of Darien is the original venue for first Wine Tasting & Charity Auction in 2005, and continues to be a regular host for this successful event to support local charities.  The Callari family has provided leadership and inspiration to the Darien business community for over 75 years and the board is proud to name the Callari Auto Group/BMW of Darien as the 2013 Darien Chamber Business of the Year

Darien Chamber honors Annual Award Winners

Darien Chamber honors Annual Award Winners

Pictured Left to Right:

Carol Wilder-Tamme~President Darien Chamber of Commerce, , CT State Representative~Terrie Wood, First Selectman~Jayme Stevenson, DCC Chairman~Al Tibbetts of Tibbetts, Keating & Butler LLC, Charles Napolitano~Callari Auto Group/BMW of Darien, Laurie Griffith~Darien Bank & Trust & Darien Chamber Ex. Board Member, Matt Cosgrove~Callari Auto Group/BMW of Darien.

Community Leaders Honor Local Business Leaders

Community Leaders Honor Local Business Leaders

 

CT State Representative~Terrie Wood, First Selectman~Jayme Stevenson, Carol Wilder-Tamme~President Darien Chamber of Commerce, DCC Chairman~Al Tibbetts of Tibbetts, Keating & Butler LLC

 

Susan Cator