Shining Bright at 2024 Awards Gala


The Mercedes Chamber of Commerce celebrated another year of outstanding achievements and community excellence at the highly anticipated 2024 Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, held at the elegant Llano Grande Event Center. Courtesy Image
The Mercedes Chamber of Commerce celebrated another year of outstanding achievements and community excellence at the highly anticipated 2024 Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, held at the elegant Llano Grande Event Center. Courtesy Image

MERCEDES, Texas – The Mercedes Chamber of Commerce celebrated another year of outstanding achievements and community excellence at the highly anticipated 2024 Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, held at the elegant Llano Grande Event Center. This prestigious event recognized individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the growth and prosperity of our beloved city.

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The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Chamber Awards, honoring exemplary leaders and businesses within our community. Among the esteemed awardees were:

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Director of the Year: Skyler Howell
President’s Award: Jamie R. Mendoza
Chamber Member Business of the Year: Llano Grande Resort and Golf Club

In addition to recognizing outstanding individuals and businesses, the banquet also included the presentation of scholarships to deserving students from six local high schools, as well as the Llano Grande Golf Scholarship. These scholarships aim to support and empower the next generation of leaders in our community.

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Scholarship Winners
Mercedes Early College Academy: Andrea Trevino   
Mercedes High School: Samantha Michelle Lopez 
Mercedes Academic Academy: Janelle Garcia  
Triumph: Julisa Hernandez
Llano Grande Golf Club Scholarship: Angel Silvestre

The Annual Awards segment of the evening acknowledged individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and leadership in various spheres of community life. The recipients of these prestigious awards included:

Contribution to the Arts: Marisa de Leon
Leader in Education: Oscar Rodriguez
Civic Leader: Janet Schofield
Lifetime Service: Antonio “Tony” Sanchez
Woman of the Year: Lori Vanessa Carr
Man of the Year: Pastor Edmund Frank Walters Jr.

The 2024 Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet was a resounding success, thanks to the unwavering support of our community members, sponsors, and partners. Congratulations to all the deserving awardees and thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to this memorable event.

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