Annual Awards Dinner & Auction

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margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]Interested in Attending Next Year’s Annual Dinner?[/cmsmasters_heading][cmsmasters_button button_type=”regular” button_link=”https://forms.gle/d5G4SJqDk9sxgnjY8″ button_target=”blank” button_text_align=”center” button_font_weight=”normal” button_font_style=”normal” button_border_style=”solid” animation_delay=”0″]Add Your Contact Information to Our List![/cmsmasters_button][cmsmasters_divider width=”long” height=”1″ position=”center” margin_top=”50″ margin_bottom=”50″ animation_delay=”0″ shortcode_id=”2tbdyphfbs”][cmsmasters_heading shortcode_id=”lr862sykbi” type=”h2″ font_weight=”normal” font_style=”normal” text_align=”left” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]Previous Winners[/cmsmasters_heading][cmsmasters_heading shortcode_id=”6227olunu” type=”h2″ font_weight=”normal” font_style=”normal” text_align=”left” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]2018 Winners[/cmsmasters_heading][cmsmasters_quotes 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2001

Man of the Year-Jim La Torre
Woman of the Year; Teresa Thomae
Business of the Year; Thomas and Elizabeth Vinolus for Bittersweet Bistro
Community Service Award; Dave Stuflick for California Highway Patrol
Organization of the Year: Lyle Cruise for Cabrillo Stage

2002

Man of the Year (tie): Chief Gary W. Smith, Chief Smith Aptos/La Selva Fire Department and Sergeant Joseph Hemingway Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department
Woman of the Year- Beverly “Pepper” Golesh
Organization of the Year- Second Harvest Food Bank
Business of the Year: Café Rio
Community Hero: Aptos Little League

2003

Man of the Year: Tom Hart
Woman of the Year: Laura Brown
Business of the Year: Dana Werdmuller Advertising + Design
Organization of the Year: SC Area Chapter of the CA Restaurant Association
Outstanding Achievement: John D. Hurd, president of Cabrillo College since 1991

2004

Man of the Year-Ted Burk and Bob Munsey-Shadowbrook and Crow’s Nets Restuarants
Woman of the Year- Clair Biancalana-Cabrillo College
Business of the Year-Best Western, seacliff Inn
Organization of the Year-Capitola/Aptos Rotary
Outstanding Achievement-Senator Bruce McPherson and Save the Music

2005

Man: Robert Bailey, Bailey Properties
Woman: Kristine Ronzano, Coast Commercial Bank
Business: Michaels on Main
Organization: Above the Line
Community Hero: Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department
Community Hero: PG&E
Lifetime Achievement: John Fisher

2006

Man of the Year:  Mark Holcomb
Woman of the Year:  Karin Estess
Business of the Year:  First American Title
Organization of the Year:  Dominican Hospital
Community Hero Award:  Trent Dilfer
Outstanding Achievement Award:  Aptos History Museum

2007

Man of the Year:  Dave Vincent
Woman of the Year:  Sandi Eason
Business of the Year:  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Organization of the Year:  Leadership Santa Cruz
Community Hero Award:  John Kegebein
Outstanding Achievement Award:  Leadership Santa Cruz

2008

Man of the Year:  Willy Elliott-McCrea
Woman of the Year:  Ellen Pirie
Business of the Year:  Annieglass
Organization of the Year:  Aptos/ La Selva Fire District
Community Hero Award:  George Woodbury
Lifetime Achievement Award:  Assemblyman John Laird

2009

Man of the Year: Marq Lipton, Santa Cruz Seaside Company
Woman of the Year: Mary Anne Carson, Santa Cruz County Bank
Business of the Year: Bay Federal Credit Union
Organization of the Year: Cabrillo College
Community Hero: Classic Cleaners
Outstanding Achievement: The Crow’s Nest
Lifetime Achievement: Steve Robbins

2010

Man of the Year: Dr. James Beckett, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Woman of the Year: Debbie Parsons, Best Western Seacliff Inn
Business of the Year: Alexis Party Rental
Organization of the Year: Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre
Outstanding Achievement: Shmuel Thaler and Dan Coyro

2011

Man of the Year: Jeff Talmadge, Talmadge Construction, Inc.
Woman of the Year: Leslie DeRose
Business of the Year: Erik’s Deli Café and Baskin Robbins of Aptos
Foundation of the Year: Dominican Hospital Foundation
Organization of the Year: Monterey Bay Certified Farmers Market
Outstanding Achievement: Cabrillo Stage
Community Heroes: Wes and Gary Hunter

2012

Man of the Year: Pastor René Schlaepfer, Twin Lakes Church
Woman of the Year: Gwen Kaplan, Lomak Property Group
Business of the Year: Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant, Leonard & Patricia Santana
Organization of the Year: AMGEN Local Organizing Committee for the Tour of CA
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ellen Pirie, 2nd District Supervisor

2013

Woman of the Year: Mary Russell
Man of the Year: Rob Morse
Man of the Year: Bob Wall
Organization of the Year: Christy Licker, Caroline’s Thrift Shop
Business of the Year: Miles Reiter on behalf of Driscoll’s

2014

Man of the Year: Bob Norton
Woman of the Year: Jeanne Harrison, Café Rio
“Local Loop” Business of the Year: Santa Cruz Waves
Established Local Business of the Year: Cinnamon Bay Clothing
Organization of the Year: Twin Lakes Church
Community Hero’s: Phil Wowak & Jeff Terpstra

2015

Man of the Year: Zach Friend, 2nd District Supervisor
Woman of the Year: Christy Licker, Caroline’s Thrift Shop
Business of the Year: John Fuchs Properties
Organization of the Year: Grey Bears
Outstanding Achievement: Rio Del Mar Improvement Association
Community Enhancement: Agricultural History Project
Community Hero: Robert “Bobby” Salazar

2016

Man of the Year: Steven Allen, Allen Property  Group, Inc.
Woman of the Year: Kate Minott, Santa Cruz County Parks
Small Business of the Year: Kiss Catering
Sustainable Business of the Year: S. Martinelli’s & Co.
Organization of the Year: Friends Cure Cystic Fibrosis
Lifetime Achievement: Sam Farr
Outstanding Achievement: Aptos Mural Committee
Community Heroes: Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department & California Highway Patrol

2017

Man of the Year: Doug Deaver, Community Advocate
Woman of the Year: Kristin Fabos, Cabrillo College
Business of the Year: Rio Sands Hotel
Organization of the Year: Advocates for the Forest of Nisene Marks
Outstanding Achievement: LEO’s Haven
Community Heroes: County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works

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