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Vista Chamber of Commerce & Vista Education Foundation Presents Heroes Of Vista 2024

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The Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Vista Education Foundation present the 13th Annual Heroes of Vista Gala.

When: Friday, March 22 | 4:00 – 7:00pm

Where: The Vistonian | 306 S Santa Fe Ave.

Enjoy this evening celebrating our community with awards, hors d’oeuvres, and great company!

Immediately following the Heroes of Vista event, local restaurants will be offering special dinner packages for your enjoyment. More information to come.  Purchase Tickets

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jack Larimer, Vista Historical SocietyFirefighter of the Year – Ian Wong-Welch

Nick Ljubic Chamber Champion Adam Brooks, Alchemy Print

Veteran of the Year Colonel (Ret.) Vincent J. Lostetter, Jr.

Sheriff of the Year Deputy Kyle Ambat & Deputy Justin Gillett

New Business of the Year

Archer’s ArrowHandel’s Homemade Ice CreamKingdom Kutz

Small Business of the Year

Allen Brothers MortuaryMoradi MD The Giddy Up Pup

Large Business of the Year

Applied Membranes Chick-fil-A Solatube

Businessperson of the Year

Lisa De Jesus, ADU GurusRudy Padilla, Lava Propane Scott Rait, Countywide Mortgage

Non-Profit of the Year

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens Bethesta Recovery Center Foundation for Women Warriors

Arts Educator of the Year

Carol Jones Theatre Teacher, Mission Vista High School

Technology Educator of the Year

Rya Hege Teacher, T.H.E. Leadership Academy

Classified Person of the Year

Dave Shaputis Plant Lead, Bobier Elementary School

Administrator of the Year

Emyr Rich Principal, Vista Magnet Middle School

Health Care Person of the Year

Carol Oliver Health Tech/Attendance, Major General Raymond Murray High School

Allen Brothers Mortuary 60 Years

Magnus Blue LLP 40 Years

Vista Firefighters Association 35 Years

John Shakarian Jeweler 35 Years

Watkins Wellness 35 Years

The Havens Country Club 30 Years

Excel Engineering 30 Years

BioFilm, Inc. 30 Years

Allie’s Party Equipment 25 Years

Mama n’ Papa’s Pizza Grotto 25 Years

Vista Chamber Of Commerce 170 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, CA 92084 – (760) 726-1122


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