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Chamber Of Commerce To Recognize Award Winners At Celebrate Coronado Event

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Posted: Friday, July 5, 2019 11:23 am

“Host a Hero” to attend this annual celebration!

 The Coronado Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the police officers, firefighters, lifeguards and city employees who safeguard Coronado’s streets, houses, beaches and parks. This annual event provides the community with a unique opportunity to give thanks and celebrate their city on Wednesday, July 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. while enjoying a fabulous dinner from local chefs.

“We can’t wait to have the community join us in this annual celebration of all things Coronado, this will be one to remember!” said Sue Gillingham, Executive Director at the Coronado Chamber of Commerce.

The event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now for only $65. The Chamber is also asking the community to help “Host a Hero” by purchasing a special $50 ticket so that a Coronado firefighter, police officer, lifeguard or city employee can attend this celebratory event, thrown in their honor, for free.

The Chamber is pleased to announce the award winners for 2019 as follows: Police Officer(s) of the Year- Officer Ryan Brennan and Det. Kovahn Vlach; Firefighter of the Year- Captain Josh Scarboro; Lifeguard of the Year- Vandon Burgess; Naval Base Coronado Firefighter of the Year- Firefighter/EMT Brandon Dominguez and City Employee of the Year- Police Sargent Mark Harris. Additionally, the Chamber will present their selected Volunteer of the Year and Lewis R. Hardy, Jr. Award for service to the community and induct their new 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

All are invited to attend this celebratory evening to show their gratitude to these amazing award winners! Tickets include the local restaurant showcase dinner, two drink tickets and a silent auction with gifts provided by a variety of local businesses.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the event or donating to the silent auction are encouraged to call the Chamber office.

Get ready for an exciting evening of chef creations and community while we flamingle and celebrate all things Coronado! Learn more and purchase your tickets today at or by calling the Chamber office.

Any questions or requests for further information can be directed to the Chamber staff at (619) 435-9260 or

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