Celebrating excellence in Houston

The Houston Chamber of Commerce Business Awards was a big hit, with ten individuals and businesses awarded for excellence.

Jerry Veillette won citizen of the year.

Citizen of the Year: Jerry Veillette

Business Person of the Year: Lorinda VanderHeide

Community Spirit: ACT – WinterFest

Retailer of the Year: Countrywide Sports

Employee of the Year: Miake Elliott

Home Based Business of the Year: Compu Clinic

Employee Customer Service Award: Katie Lochhead

Educator of the Year: Paul Batley

Business Customer Service Award: Pleasant Valley Restaurant

Young Citizen of the Year: Shantell Gagnon

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