Loci will be named “Green Business of the Year” Thursday night by the City of Somerville Chamber of Commerce. The award will be handed out at the Chamber’s 69th annual awards dinner, to be held at the Holiday Inn, 30 Washington Street. The keynote for this years awards dinner will be Alicia Barton. Alicia is the Chief of Operations for the Global Utility group at SunEdison, the largest renewable energy development company in the world. She is the former CEO and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center — one of the nation’s leading clean energy agencies, responsible for helping spur record growth in Massachusetts’ clean energy sector, which is now a $10 Billion industry with nearly 100,000 workers.
Also receiving awards on Thursday night: Barbara Rubel, John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award; Alicia Barton, Distinguished Service (Community); Paula Vancini, Vancini Accounting, Distinguished Service (Chamber); Center of the Arts at the Armory, Non-Profit of the Year; Aeronaut Brewing Company, Business Neighbor of the Year; La Brasa, Excellence in Dining & Nightlife; Office of Strategic Planning & Community Development, Excellence in Public Service; Voxcel8, Small Business of the Year; and Partners HealthCare, Excellence in Economic Development.
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