Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce Announces 2016 Golden Osprey Award Winners

Posted on August 5, 2016 By

Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce has announced its most outstanding citizens and business winners of the 2016 Golden Osprey Awards. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Golden Osprey Awards dinner, Thursday, October 20, 2016, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Doolan’s Shore Club, 700 Route 71, Spring Lake Heights, N.J.

The 2016 Golden Osprey Awards will recognize Kathie Adams, Manasquan Bank, with the Pinnacle Award for outstanding support of the chamber and its members; Valerie A. Barba, DDS, LLC; and Dale and Donna Szakats, Initial Impact, with the Business Excellence Award for outstanding business practices and contributions to the community; Ted Friedli, Excel Travel/Kick Cancer Overboard for Outstanding Community ServiceDennis O’Brien, Coastal Financial Advisors, Inc., and Virginia “Ginny” Tesch, Provident Bank for Outstanding Chamber Service; Dr. Anthony Pellegrino, Absolute Chiropractic, for the Rising Star Award, presented to a new chamber member who exhibits outstanding leadership; and Maria Seidle, Neptune Middle School, Neptune, the Aspiring Youth Award, given to a student involved in school activities and community service.

Tickets cost $85.00 per person and $640.00 per table of eight, and include one-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, coffee, and music. Sponsorship opportunities range from $300 to $1,500; journal ads range from $75.00 to $400.00. To register or for more information, contact Danielle at 732-280-8800 or visit