The Beachwood Chamber of Commerce will present its three annual awards this afternoon at a special luncheon at the Hilton Cleveland East Hotel.
The 2012 winners are:
- Business of the Year: TMW Systems. TMW is a truck and fleet management software provider. According to its website, the company serves more than 2,000 customers managing over 400,000 power units.
- Civic Organization of the Year: Montefiore. Located at 1 David N. Myers Pkwy., Montefiore is a nonprofit senior living and health care facility. Montefiore has been in Beachwood since 1991, but was founded 1882.
- Citizen of the Year: Debra Zelman Rapoport. Rapoport is the editor and publisher of the Beachwood Buzz publication.
Old Carolina Barbecue Co. will also be recognized with a Taste of Beachwood People's Choice award, while Mitchell's Fish Market will receive a Best Presentation award.
The "blue ribbon" selection committee included Beachwood Community Services Director Karen Carmen, Beachwood Schools Director of Marketing & Development Doug Levin and Beachwood Library Manager Bill Kelly.