Krissy and Richard Hitewshew of Vallejo's A-1 Guaranteed Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. were among nine Solano County businesses honored at the recent 17th annual Spirit of Solano luncheon. The firm was chosen for the award by the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce.
Selected by the various Solano County Chambers of Commerce for their outstanding spirit and community support, this year's recipients included Dennie Geltzs and Frances Hurley of Printer Concepts Technology of Benicia and Vacaville's Gary Passama of NorthBay Healthcare, selected by their cities' chambers.
The Dixon chamber selected Dorothy Luedke and Cher Besneatte of Curves of Dixon, while the Fairfield-Suisun chamber chose Pat Holzwarth of Delta Graphics and Sohail Tabar, of Ford Lincoln Fairfield.
Omar Enrique Martinez Zerbato of Martinez Multi Services, received the Filipino-American chamber's nod, while the Hispanic chamber chose Marisela Barbosa of Monarch Engineers and K. Patrice Williams of 123 Target Marketing, was the Solano Black Chamber's choice.
The Spirit of Solano is hosted by Westamerica Bank and the Solano Economic Development Corporation. Last week's awards program in Fairfield was designed to recognize the role chambers of commerce play in economic development and honor those businesses that take an active part in improving the communities they serve.