The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its annual awards, which will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Gala on January 17 at the Rivermill at Dover Landing. The award recipients are as follows:
Volunteer of the Year is Paula Daley DePlanche, vice president and partner with Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, P.A.
Educator of the Year is Jeff Leaf, who teaches music and drama at Dover Middle School.
Small Nonprofit of the Year is Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity, which works to strengthen families and communities through affordable homeownership opportunities.
Large Nonprofit of the Year is Cornerstone Visiting Nurses Association, which seeks to provide trusted, compassionate and expert health care to the community.
Business of the Year is Calling All Cargo, a veteran-owned business that provides relocation services across the country.
Citizen of the Year is Michael Steinberg, chief executive officer of Relyco. Steinberg is involved in numerous local organizations including Dover Children’s Home, Dover Police Charities, End 68 Hours of Hunger, and the Woodman Museum. He is also one of the founders of the Dover’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration event.
Tickets for the chamber’s annual gala are $90 each and can be purchased on the chamber’s website, dovernh.org.