Ipswich Y’s Chris Bevilacqua named as Small Businessperson of the Year

CAPE ANN — Chris Bevilacqua has been honored as one of the Greater Cape Ann Chamber’s business people of the year.

Executive director of the Ipswich YMCA and Rowley Campus, Bevilacqua will be saluted at the Chamber’s 42nd Annual Small Business lunch on Friday, June 17 in Gloucester.

Each year, the Chamber honors business people from each of its constituent communities.

Bevilacqua joins James Brown of Coldwell Banker Realty (Manchester); Marc Brackett and Ross Brackett of Brothers’ Brew Café (Rockport); Corey Grammas of Lobsta Land Restaurant (Gloucester); and Arlene Taliadoros of Arlene Taliadoros Photography (Essex).

Bevilacqua will also be honored at an Ipswich reception on June 14 at 5 p.m. at the Fox Creek Tavern.

The Chamber said it has celebrated Small Business Week since 1981 “to honor the achievements of our region’s small business entrepreneurs and their employees and to thank them for their contributions to the economic vitality and community life of the Cape Ann region.”

There is no charge for the Ipswich reception, and community members are invited to attend.



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