TVCC announces nominees for Business, Citizen, Valley Young Professional and Nonprofit of the Year


TEMECULA – Each year, the members of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce nominate businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals who they feel serve as leaders in community service, business ethics and economic development. Winners are announced at the annual Awards Gala Saturday, Feb. 29, at Pechanga Resort and Casino. This grand black-tie event is sponsored by Abbott and Pechanga Resort and Casino. In addition to the nominees listed, awards will be given to: Ambassador of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Chairman’s Choice and Welty Tourism.

The 2019 Bronze Business of the Year nominees are Clear Blue Promotions, Green Chiropractic, Jimmy Fu-tography, Julie Ngo Insurance Agency, Kre8tive Bites, Magic Brow Franchise Inc., Mythos Technology,

NBI / MPS Security, Pacific Construction Analysts Inc., Pacific Premier Bank, Ranch RV & Self Storage, Sebaz Video Productions, Temecula Facial Oral Surgery and The Valley Business Journal.

The 2019 Sterling Business of the Year nominees are 101.3 The Mix – KATY FM, 60 Grit Studios, Allie’s Party Equipment Rentals Inc., AltaPacific Bank, A Division of Banner Bank, American Pacific Mortgage, Barons Market

Beshay Enterprises, Big B’s Plumbing, Butterfield Animal Hospital, California Bank & Trust, Fabozzi & Miller, APC, Fazeli Cellars Winery, FirstLight Home Care of Temecula, Griffin Laboratories Inc., La Pointe Wealth Management, The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates, Leoness Cellars, Modine Manufacturing Company, Murrieta Valley Surgery Associates Inc., New Day Solar, Plato’s Closet Temecula, R.E.E. Mechanical Inc., Ruff and Ready Moving, Stadium Pizza – Jefferson, Temecula Roofing Company, Temecula Valley Communications Inc. and Valley News.

The 2019 Gold Business of the Year nominees are Audi Temecula, Bel Vino Winery, Chick-Fil-A Temecula, Home Perfect Restoration, Living Spaces Furniture, Pulido Cleaning & Restoration, Star Way Productions and Utility Design Services Inc.

The 2019 Platinum Business of the Year nominees Abbott, AXEON Water Technologies, Embassy Suites Hotel-Temecula Valley, FFF Enterprises Inc., Freedom Forever LLC, Infineon Technologies Americas Corp., Mercedes-Benz of Temecula, Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac, PRP Seats, QC Manufacturing, Rady Children’s Health Services, Rancho Family Medical Group and Wilson Creek Winery.

The 2019 Ruby Service/Charitable Organization of the Year nominees are All From the Heart, Jacob’s House, Our Nicholas Foundation, Rotary Club of Temecula, Save The Animals Today and Temecula Education Foundation.

The 2019 Emerald Service/Charitable Organization of the Year nominees are Big Brothers Big Sisters of Temecula, Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley, JDS Creative Academy, Project T.O.U.C.H., Rancho Community Church, Special Olympics Southern California, Trauma Intervention Program and Visit Temecula Valley.

The 2019 Citizen of the Year nominees are Tricia Almiron, Shelly Anguiano Figueroa, Anthony Caracciolo, Darel and Rebecca Farnbach, Jami Fencel, John Hamby, Wendy Housman, Cyndi Light, Jonathon Montanez, Patrick Murphy, Julie Ngo, Bruce Nimmo, Pattie Roberts, Jennifer Smith, Jackie Steed, Alex Sukhov and Becky Young.

The 2019 Valley Young Professional of the Year nominees are Erin Cartaya, Keith Jared, Melissa Rada, Barbie Ray and Stephanie Santana.

Ticket reservations are $155 per person and $1,650 for a corporate table of 10 guests. Reservations can be made at or by calling the Temecula Chamber office at (951) 676-5090. Tickets include Champagne reception, dinner, awards presentation and entertainment.

Submitted by the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce.