78th Annual Awards Dinner

Celebrating Excellence: Highlights from Our Annual Awards Dinner

On February 23, 2023, Oakdale came together to honor and celebrate the outstanding individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to our community throughout the year. The Annual Awards Dinner showcased the dedication, passion, and innovation that make Oakdale such a vibrant place to live and work.

Lifetime Achievement Award
This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have devoted their lives to the betterment of Oakdale and its residents. We are proud to announce Dr. Albert Lee Scaief as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Scaief’s unwavering commitment and tireless efforts have left an indelible mark on our community, inspiring generations to come.

Citizen of the Year Award
Susan McCarthy’s name echoed through the halls as she was honored with the Citizen of the Year Award. Susan’s selfless dedication and countless hours of service have significantly enhanced the quality of life in Oakdale, embodying the spirit of community and compassion.

Junior Achievement Award
The future of Oakdale shines brightly with Jenna Sanders receiving the Junior Achievement Award. Jenna’s exemplary efforts and positive impact on our community serve as an inspiration to her peers and remind us of the incredible potential within our youth.

Young Professional of the Year Award
Bri Swan emerged as a beacon of excellence, integrity, and initiative, earning her the Young Professional of the Year Award. As a role model for aspiring young professionals, Bri’s achievements underscore the limitless possibilities for growth and success within our community.

Business of the Year
Roberts Ferry Gourmet took center stage as the recipient of the Business of the Year Award. Their steadfast commitment to excellence, coupled with a dedication to improving local quality of life, sets a standard of achievement for businesses across Oakdale.

Non-Profit/Service Club of the Year
The invaluable contributions of Promotoras were recognized with the Non-Profit/Service Club of the Year Award. Through their unwavering dedication and impactful projects, Promotoras have made a tangible difference in the lives of Oakdale residents, embodying the true spirit of service.

As we reflect on the remarkable achievements of 2023, we eagerly anticipate the unveiling of the next wave of community champions. Nominations for the 2024 Awards will open in November 2024, inviting Oakdale residents to once again honor those who embody the spirit of excellence and service.

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Feb 23 2024


5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Gene Bianchi Community Center
110 S. 2nd Avenue, Oakdale, CA 95361


Oakdale Chamber
(209) 847-2244

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