Photo by Richard Lieberman
The 2018 Annual Poinsettia Awards were held at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel at the Ventura Harbor. Held on December 6 the program is sponsored by the Ventura Chamber of Commerce. The awards program honors those who make a difference in the community.
Pictured above the honorees are (by category) Small Business of the Year, Dyer Sheehan Group, Inc., Mid Size Business of the Year, Ventura Grocery Outlet, Large Business of the Year, Aera Energy, LLC, Non-Profit of the Year, Bike Ventura, Innovation Award, Waypoint Ventura, Young Professional of the Year, Josh Damigo, Ambassador of the Year, Pat Pothier, Environmental Excellence Award, Leashless Brewing, Police Officer of the Year, James Brittle, Firefighter of the Year, Colby Morrison, VUSD Student of the Year, Ryan Sequeira, VUSD Educator of the Year, Michael Gennaro, Jewel Key Award, Chad Caldwell, Citizen of the Year, Jim Monahan.