EDH Appliance Repair, Sierra Laundry, Marshall Medical, Life Care Medical Supply, Noah’s Auto Detailing take honors

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual Installation & Business Awards on March 30th to a sold-out audience of 180 attendees. Guests included California State Senator Maria Alvarado-Gil, California State Assemblyman Joe Patterson, County Board of Supervisors District 1, John Hidahl, among other notable dignitaries. The event is a joyous celebration for the business communities’ Chamber members and their guests and was held once again at the beautiful Serrano Country Club.  The dinner, awards ceremony, no host bar, and fantastic silent auction was kicked off by Sofia Badolian, daughter of the Chairman of the Board, Craig Badolian, leading the Pledge of Allegiance and performing her beautiful rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner – this followed by the Master of Ceremonies – Andrey Kazak, former American Idol contestant (Season 15) and singer, songwriter, and comedian. 


At the event, the El Dorado Hills Chamber installed the 2023-2024 Board of Directors, sworn in by El Dorado County Sheriff Jeff Leikauf. The El Dorado Hills Chamber Board includes Craig Badolian (Chairman of the Board) with BI Design Studio, Kevin Barri (Past Chairman of the Board) with Wells Fargo, Kelly Seymour with Blue Shield of California, DeeDee Riley with Lyon Real Estate, Cathy Cort with AdsUp!, Jenna Hoyt with Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Ross Reaksecker with El Dorado Disposal, a Waste Connections Company, Ed Manansala Ed.D – El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, Lynn Repstad with Vision-Net Ventures, Janet Saitman with Realty Pros, and David Williamson with Foothills Regional Insurance & Financial Solutions. 

The El Dorado Hills Chamber received several well qualified nominees in every category for our Annual Business Awards, and are proud to announce the award winners:


Start-Up Business of the Year:  Rita & Greg Ferrero, Sierra Laundry Photo: Charm Photography

Small Business of the Year:  Nancy Rothman, Life Care Medical Supply Photo: Charm Photography


Young Entrepreneur of the Year:  Noah Downing, Noah’s Auto Detailing Photo: Charm Photography


Excellence in Business of the Year:  Marshall Medical Center Photo: Charm Photography


Home-Based Business of the Year:  Candace & Tyler Andujar, EDH Appliance Repair Photo: EDH Appliance Repair

The Chamber recognized the continued support of our 2021-2022 Premier Partners: Parker Development Company, El Dorado Hills Town Center, Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Wells Fargo, Shingle Springs band of Miwok Indians, Red Hawk Casino, Group One Consulting, Inc., Village Life Newspapers, El Dorado Disposal, A.G. Spanos Companies, Blue Shield of California, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Winn Communities, Marshall Medical Center, Mercedes Benz of El Dorado Hills and El Dorado Hills Community Services District.

The Chamber is appreciative of all the donors and bidders for our Silent Auction, and happy to announce that scholarships for local graduates will be funded as a result. Closing the evening was Chairman of the Board, Craig Badolian – thanking all the guests and sharing the commitment of the Chamber to continue our advocacy efforts and to remain diligent in growing businesses.

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization, founded in 1986 to serve and advocate for the local business community. The mission of the Chamber is strengthening the local economy, representing business interests to government, promoting our community, providing Members business connections, and influencing political action. For more information, contact the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce at (916) 933-1335 or visit www.eldoradohillschamber.org