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Celebration of Diversity Awards


In 1999, the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce held its first annual luncheon to celebrate and recognize businesses and individuals exemplifying diversity in our community. The latest criteria focus on the achievements and successes of the business owners, discovering how their diversity positively impacts and strengthens the greater San Angelo community.

Please take a moment to nominate a business or individual that meets the revised criteria.

The awardees will be celebrated at the Chamber membership luncheon November 9, 2021 at 11:30 am at the McNease Convention Center.

Award Criteria

  • Awards are intended for women or minority individuals, and minority-owned and/or women-owned businesses.
  • Nominated businesses must be owned 51% or more by a woman or member of the minority community, and the daily business operations managed by the owner.
  • These individuals or businesses should demonstrate excellence and ethnic/gender diversity.
  • Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by a San Angelo resident.

Deadline to return form to the Chamber: Friday September 17, 2021, at close of business.

Award Categories
  1. Business Success Award – A minority or women-owned business exemplifying quality service, growth, integrity, and professionalism in dealings with the public or employees.
  2. Legacy Award – A minority-owned, multi-generational business in continuous operation for ten years or more that exemplifies service to and investment in the minority community.
  3. Communicator Award – Individual or organization that provides information about issues and events important or relevant to minority communities.
  4. Community Impact Award – Individual or business that consistently promotes diversity and inclusion.

2020 Awardees

Business Success Award

Main Street Nutrition

Danielle & Lewis Rodarte

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Communicator Award

San Angelo Clubhouse

Ami Mizell-Flint

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Community Impact Award

IBEW Local Union 520

Diarmid Campbell

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Legacy Award

Western Sky Steakhouse

Yolanda Franco

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2019 Awardees

Business Success Award

Angelo Titan Technology Systems

Maria and Nick Medellin

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Communicator Award

The Gospel America Channel

Marcella and Gary Jenkins

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Community Impact Award

Chartwells at Angelo State University

Richard Gonzalez

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2018 Awardees

Celebration of Diversity Award

R.M. Electrical Contractor, Inc.

Rodney Mayberry

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Lisa Curry and Nathana Cox

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Celebration of Diversity Award

Brix Winery

Adriana Romo and Esmerelda Dominguez

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2017 Awardees

Community Service Award

San Angelo Police Department

Robert Martinez

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WTX Oilfield Services

Joe Sanchez

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Stemmed Designs

Victoria Enriquez

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Conexion San Angelo

Gregorio Gutierrez

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Assoc. of Hispanic Leaders

Monette Molinar

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All Recipients of the Chamber's Diversity Recognition Award

History of the Diversity Award