Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
Award Recipients Recognized at Luncheon
by Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce on December 9th, 2013

On December 4th, the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce held its 9th Annual Awards & Installation Luncheon at Maritz in Fenton, Missouri. At this event, Chamber members were recognized for their achievements throughout the year.  Deb Fruend, Executive Director and Founder of Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK), accepted the award for Small Business of the Year in recognition of the tremendous contribution made not only to the Fenton Chamber, but to the entire Fenton community. Mercy Clinic was recognized with the award for Mid-Size Business of the Year, the company starting with a single practice by Dr. Rezabek to what has grown into a seven-part team, all working together to provide the Fenton community with best possible care. Special School District received the award for Large Business of the Year, accepted by Superintendent John Cary, as they currently educate about 23,000 students with disabilities at sites throughout St. Louis County, including 265 public schools operated by the other 22 public school districts in St. Louis County. Cindy Helmkamp, Business Development Manager of American Eagle Credit Union, accepted the award for New Member of the Year, in recognition of their dedication to the Fenton Chamber and the Community. Located in Olde Towne Fenton and one of the Chamber’s original and oldest members, Krieg Lohbeck & Company CPAs was honored with the Service to the Chamber award for volunteering their tax services to the Chamber over the past three years; Bruce Krieg accepted the award. Megan Bresler of Carrollton Bank received the Chamber Volunteer of the Year award both for her dedication to this past Dinner Auction as Chair and her renewed commitment to that position for the coming event in 2014. The Spirit of the Chamber award was award to Linda Branham of Mary Kay Cosmetics and Jan Mullaney of SERVPRO for their unwavering “spirited” representation at Chamber events as Ambassadors and in the community. Lastly, Paul Carcagno, Vice President of Fortune Insurance, accepted the 2013 Board Member of the Year award for his dedication to the Fenton Chamber Board of Directors, especially with the crucial role he played in this year’s Affordable Care Act Seminar.  Congratulations to each of these award winners and to all members for their dedication and commitment to making the Fenton Chamber thrive!
Pictured (left to right): Paul Carcagno-Vice President of Fortune Insurance, Jeannie Braun-FACC Executive Director, Jan Mullaney-SERVPRO, Bruce Krieg-Krieg Lohbeck & Company CPAs, Linda Branham-Mary Kay Cosmetics, Megan Bresler-Carrollton Bank, Greg Bresler-General Manager of Andre’s Banquets & Catering and FACC President, Tracy Mills and Cindy Helmkamp of American Eagle Credit Union, Deb Fruend-Executive Director and Founder of Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK), Amanda Breedlove of Mercy Clinic Urgent Care

Not Pictured: John Cary-Superintendent of Special School District

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