"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill.
Every year, since 1957, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce has recognized the outstanding people, organizations, and businesses in our community. The last 12 months have been full of remarkable challenges. It is our honor to acknowledge a few of the exceptional people in our community that helped us meet those challenges.
The 2021 STAR Award winners are:
Citizen of the Year: Richard Adler
Age-Friendly Cupertino and Digital Inclusion
Citizen of the Year: Connie Cunningham
Santa Clara County Audubon Society
Non-Profit of the Year: Walk-Bike Cupertino
Business of the Year: Insight Education
Business of the Year: Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
City of Cupertino Employee of the Year: Katy Nomura
Cupertino Union School District Educator of the Year: Student Nutrition Services
Fremont Union High School District Educator of the Year: Michele Quindipan, Lynbrook
De Anza College Educator of the Year: Heidi King
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Employee of the Year: Sergeant Leonardo Gonzalez
Santa Clara County Fire Employee of the Year: Firefighter/Paramedic Curtis Shaw
Learn more about these amazing people and organizations and here.