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Chamber makes Community Service Awards

Honors individuals, organizations, businesses for excellence, leadership

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals, groups and businesses for demonstrating excellence and community leadership.

Awards were presented at the 52nd annual Community Service Awards event held at the Firehouse Arts Center.

The awards program began in 1963 to recognize good people doing great things in the community and since then hundreds of recipients have been honored.

This year's award recipients included:

Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel, Inc., Business Philanthropy Award: For businesses that have provided philanthropic service beyond the scope of normal business activity.

Ritter Investments, LLC, Excellence in Business Award: For businesses that have made a positive impact in the Pleasanton community through their achievement within the scope of normal business activity.

Cassidy Turley / DTZ, Excellence in Service Award: For organizations that have contributed to Pleasanton.

Bob Silva, Distinguished Individual Service Award: For individuals who have contributed to Pleasanton through exceptional service to the community or philanthropic efforts.

Dick Karn, Lifetime Achievement Award: For individuals who have contributed to Pleasanton through exceptional service to the community or philanthropic efforts over the whole of a career.

Oracle and Nuubia, Green Business Award: For businesses (large and small) that promote sustainable environmental business practices throughout their organization for the benefit of employees, customers or the community.

The event was sponsored by Chevron Corporation.

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