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Foundation Announces 2021 GEM Recipients

Foundation Announces 2021 GEM Recipients


The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Foundation is excited to announce the 2021 GEM Leadership Award Recipients:

Dave Hubbard of Exemplar Financial Network

Marilyn Georgy & Bill Eich of The Crystal Lake Food Pantry



All three recipients were chosen for their community involvement, Crystal Lake Chamber contributions and continued financial support to local not for profits.  They also assist in selecting and presenting scholarships for Leaders in Action, Bob Blazier Leadership Scholarship and the Mark A. Elmore Architectural Scholarship to local businesses or their employees that are active members of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce.

They will be honored at the Crystal Lake Chamber Foundation’s 8th Annual GEM Luncheon on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Boulder Ridge Country Club. To register, sponsor, or make a general donation to the Foundation, please visit or contact Nick Kubiak at or 815-759-1300 ext. 15.

The Crystal Lake Chamber Foundation’s mission is to assist present and future business leaders by providing financial and educational resources to support the Chamber and strengthen the area’s business community.

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