The Chamber Celebrates 40 Years!

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The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 40 Years in Style

Fenwick Island, DE —The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce is turning 40! To honor this milestone, the Chamber is taking over Bethany Blues in downtown Bethany for a special 40th Anniversary Membership Celebration on Wednesday, October 26th. The big bash will start at 7:00 p.m. with a Blues Buffet, live music, a tribute to the legacies of the Chamber and the announcement of the 2016 Membership Award Winners.  The 2016 nominees and award categories are:

Best in Business Award

Coastal Tented Events

McCabe’s Gourmet Market

One Coastal

Paragon Auto Body


Community Spirit Award 

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company

John Donato

Studio 26 Salon & Spa



Inspiring Business Award

Bethany Beach Ocean Suites

Carl M. Freeman Companies

Transformative Dynamics


Member of the Year Award

Christine Bohner of M&T Bank

Damien Golden of iKande Advertising

Heather DeMarie of Heather’s Home Works


New Member of the Year

Hooked Up Restaurant

Read Aloud Delaware

The Upholstery Girl

As a thank you to key constituents in Chamber history, the Founder’s Circle Reception will be held prior to the celebration beginning at 5:30 p.m. At this time, the Chamber will pay tribute to those members, past and present, who have given their service in leading the organization.   A special Lighthouse Award Presentation and Induction of the 2016 Board of Directors will also take place during this pre-bash event. The Founder’s Circle Reception is by invitation for past presidents, event sponsors and special guests.

In celebration and appreciation, complimentary tickets for current members and their representatives can be reserved beginning on Tuesday, September 13th. Non-member guests, including spouses, are invited to purchase tickets at a cost of $10. Space is limited for the event, so please reserve your tickets early. For more information, contact Kristie Maravalli at 302-539-2100 x115 or visit