Chamber Annual Awards

Toast to the Stars Awards Luncheon
Thursday, March 23, 2023
12:00 PM
The Lafayette House
Route 94/15, Lafayette, NJ
2023 Honorees

2023 Chamber Award Winners 2

Each year the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding area businesses and individuals in 15 award categories. “It is always a pleasure bring our local businesses together to celebrate each other’s successes,” said Tammie Horsfield, President of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce.  “This annual event allows us to highlight the many businesses, organizations and individuals that make Sussex County such a wonderful place to live, work, play and prosper.” 

The Award Recipients Are:
Business Innovation Award - Norwescap
Businessperson of the Year Award - Becky Carlson, Center for Prevention & Counseling
Chairwoman’s Award - Senator Steve Oroho
Chamber Champion Award - Catherine Kut, Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors
Customer Service Award - The Chocolate Goat
Entrepreneur of the Year - Robert Boyle, Planet Networks
Healthy Living Awards - Farmers Market at the Shoppes at Lafayette, Sparta Farmers Market, Sussex County Fairgrounds Farmers Market, and the Hopatcong Farmers Market
David C. Herzenberg Award - Chelsea at Sparta
Lifetime Achievement Award - Richard Lecher, SCARC, Inc.
Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award - Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services
Outstanding Community Event of the Year Award - NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show
Quality in Business Awards - Crystal Springs Resort, HQW Architects
Quality in Living Awards - Benny’s Bodega, Ridge and Valley Conservancy
Rising Star Award - Lidia Zdunek, Lakeland Bank
Workplace of the Year Award – Thorlabs

“The Annual Awards Celebration would not be possible without our generous sponsors,” Horsfield said, noting the many sponsors that made the event successful including Thorlabs, the event’s Premier Sponsor. 

In addition to Premier Sponsor Thorlabs, sponsors included:
Champagne Sponsor - Arthur J Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc. 
Luncheon Sponsors - CBD of Newton, CP Engineers LLC, First Hope Bank, HQW Architects, and Planet Networks             
Dessert Sponsors - Farmside Landscape & Design, Inc. and R. Poust Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC


See who was nominated for this year's awards. 
Event Details
$75 per person for Chamber members |$85 per person for non-members
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Join us to celebrate the Sussex County Business community! This annual event recognizes businesses and individuals who inspire others, embrace commitment to our community, and pursue dreams that go beyond business as usual. 

* There is a no-cancellation/no-refund policy for this event. All registrations received via email, fax, online registration, text or mail denotes an agreement to participate in this event and submit payment prior to the event.


Premier Sponsor

Thorlabs for web

Lunch Sponsors

CP Engineers CBD of Newton FINAL LOGO wo tag - vector image Planet Networks Logo - GetPlanetFiber first hope bank HQW Logo White
Champagne Sponsor

Gallagher Insurance LOGO

Dessert Sponsors
FarmsideLogo-SMALL R. Poust - logo-new

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