The Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner Thursday at the La Vista Conference Center.
Papillion Mayor David Black was named Elected Official of the Year for the second consecutive year. He also accepted the Non-Profit of the Year award on behalf of the City of Papillion.
Black became mayor in 2009 and was elected in 2010. He has seen many businesses relocating to Papillion such as SAC Federal Credit Union, Fidelity Investments and Travelers Indemnity Co. He has also overseen growth in the city's housing market.
This year, Papillion was ranked No. 8 in CNN/Money Magazine's biannual rankings of America's Best Places to Live. This was the city's fourth consecutive appearance in the top 10.
Shadow Lake Hy-Vee was named the chamber's Business of the Year. The grocery store has been in the shopping center near 72nd Street and Highway 370 since 2007.
The Volunteer of the Year was awarded to two people, Tom Kerfoot and Matt Roarty.
Kerfoot is an associate development officer for Midlands Hospital with the Alegent Creighton Health Foundation.
Roarty is with SignIT, an Omaha business specializing in professional sign-making.
The complete list of the winers is:
Ambassador of the Year: Lois Erickson, Papillion-La Vista School District.
New or Emerging Business of the Year: Which Wich (Papillion)
Non-Profit of the Year: City of Papillion
Volunteer of the Year: Tom Kerfoot, Alegent Creighton Health Services (Papillion) and Matt Roarty, SignIT (Omaha)
Elected Official of the Year: Papillion Mayor David Black
Small Business of the Year: Soaring Wings Vineyard (Springfield)
Business Leader of the Year: George Rybar, Offutt Collision Repair (Bellevue)
Business of the Year : Hy-Vee Shadow Lake (Papillion)