Oakdale Awards Dinner

The Oakdale Chamber presents the

77th Annual Oakdale Awards Dinner!


Friday, March 10, 2023 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Gene Bianchi Community Center


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The 77th Annual Oakdale Awards Banquet will be held Friday, March 10, 2023 from 6:00PM – 9:00PM to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and businesses that have greatly contributed their time and efforts to enhance our community.

Join us in celebrating all the nominees!



Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Open to any Oakdale resident who has dedicated his/her life, year after year, to the advancement of Oakdale and its citizens.

Citizen of the Year Award

  • Open to any Oakdale resident who has made a major contribution of time and energy toward improving our local quality of life

Young Professional of the Year Award

  • An emerging leader/young professional, not older than 30, who exemplifies excellence, integrity, and initiative in his or her profession and is a business role model.

Junior Achievement Award

  • Open to any Oakdale student whose efforts have made a positive impact on our community and who is an exemplary role model for others.

Business of the Year

  • Awarded to any formally recognized Oakdale business that has made a deliberate and focused effort, by its nature or through a specific project, to improve our local quality of life while maintaining a rigorous standard of work excellence.

Organization of the Year

  • Open to any formally recognized non-profit civic group that has made a concentrated effort through its nature or a specific project toward the betterment of Oakdale.

Public Service Award

  • Open to local government employees, Fire, Police, Sheriff, hospitals, or any industry that provides a public service.



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Business of the Year Award Winners

2021 – (Large Business) Fritz Hummer Trucking Inc. & (Small Business) Noble Kennels

2020 – (Large Business) Infinite Athletics & (Small Business) Get Fit Oakdale

2019 – (Large Business) Fit Republic Oakdale & (Small Business) Infinite Athletics

2018 – (Large Business) Savemart Companies & (Small Business) Me and My Feet

2017 – (Large Business) Gilton Solid Waste Management & (Small Business) Mountain Mikes

2016 – (Large Business) Grocery Outlet & (Small Business) Cocina Michoacana

2015 – (Large Business) Basi Insurance Services, Inc. & (Small Business) Oakdale MMA

2014 – (Large Business) Raley’s & (Small Business) Cowboy Toffee Company

2013 – Steves Chevrolet- Buick

2012 –  Oakdale Feed & Seed

2011 – Wilkins Pump Knickerbocker Electric, Inc.

2010 – Oak Valley Community Bank

2009 – Oakdale Irrigation District


Citizen of the Year Award Winners

2021 – Nick Birchall

2020 – Pastor Henry Raven

2019 – Antoinette Rodin

2018 – Cherilyn Bairos

2017 – Pete Simoncini

2016 – Joe Stillman

2015 – Jo Harris

2014 – Christie Camarillo

2013 – Michael Hancock

2012 – Lupe Aguilera

2011 – Julia Haidlen

2010 – Mark McLean

2009 – Greg Rivera


Junior Achievement Award Winners

2021        Matthew Van Dyke

2020       Emery Franco, Morgan Gravatt, Devon Pastor Guzman, Dominic Robles

2019        Taytn Silva

2018        Grace Verdegaal

2017        Breanna Morgan & Marissa Raggio

2016        Anna Hawksworth-Lutzow  & Luisa Soria

2015        Kate Wessling & Hope Kindred

2014        Veronica Becerra & Stephanie Kupper

2013        Gabrielle Ceja, Abigail Matoso & Rachelle Pabalan

2012        Cindy Jauregui, Madison Lane & Garrett Paulis

2011        Jessica Gorman, Justina Keith, Paul Perrone

2010        Jill Rowley & Daniel Dunning

2009       Korinne Baxter, Nicole Kupper, and Todd Medema


Community Service Award Winners

2021        Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 2922

2020       Oakdale Community Sharing

2019        Oakdale Lions Club

2018        Native Daughters of the Golden West Oakdale Parlor #125

2017        Oakdale Youth Sports Association

2016        Astro Foundation

2015        Friends of the Oakdale Library

2014        Oakdale Rotary Club & Oakdale Senior Citizens Foundation

2013        Oakdale Educational Foundation

2012        Kiwanis Club of Oakdale

2011        Oakdale Community Garden Club

2010       Soroptimist International – Oakdale

2009      Oakdale Community Sharing


Lifetime Achievement Winners

2021        Lloyd Stueve and Norman Antinetti

2020        Melinda Owen

2019         Joe Gambini

2018         Thompson Sisters (Vickie, Vivian & Valerie)

2017         Don Riise

2016         Bob and Linda Meyer

2015         A.L. Gilbert Family

2014         Bacigalupi Family

2013         Wes Stewart

2012         Frank Clark

2011          Bill Dyer

2010         Pat Graham


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