Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce last week hosted the 10th annual Blue Ribbon Awards at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.
Geotourism Award: Winner: Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Honorable Mention: Edgewood Tahoe
Tourism Award: Winner: The Coachman Hotel
Honorable Mention: Tahoe Sports
Experience Award: Winner: SOS Outreach
Honorable Mention: Over the Edge Tahoe
Entrepreneur Award: Winner: Matt Levitt, Tahoe Blue Vodka
Honorable Mention: Melinda Choy, Elevate Wellness Center
Customer Service (Business) Award: Winner: Antonio Valdivia, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Honorable Mention: Maureen Froyum, Barton Skilled Nursing Facility
Customer Service (Public Agency) Service: Winner: Jeffrey Pollitt, Clean Tahoe Program
Honorable Mention: Michelle Risdon, Lake Tahoe Community College
Tallac Achievement Award: Winner: The Crossing at Tahoe Valley.
New this year was the Chairman’s Award, selected by current Chamber board Chair Jason Drew. One individual and one business were honored for their “above and beyond” contributions to the South Shore business and broader community. Lodging executive Jerry Bindel was honored as the individual and Riva Grill received the business recognition.