On May 23rd, the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce was proud to present Claudine Baptiste and BCB Bank with the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. Chamber members, family, friends, and dignitaries gathered at the Maplewood Country Club for an evening of dinner, music, and dancing to celebrate Claudine and BCB Bank for their commitment and dedication to the Maplewood Community.

Along with the Distinguished Service Award, presented by Chamber President, Diana Galer, Claudine and BCB Bank also received a Proclamation and commemorative replica of a Town Hall mural presented by Mayor Vic DeLuca, Deputy Mayor Frank McGehee, Committeewoman Nancy Adams, and Committeeman Dean Dafis. Standing in for Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Board member Rene Clawson presented Claudine and BCB Bank with a Resolution  from the state of New Jersey.

In concluding her acceptance speech, Claudine quoted Steve Jobs, in saying”…the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce wishes to express heartfelt gratitude for the great work Claudine and BCB Bank have done and continue to do.


Thank you to our generous sponsors


Best Way Electric Co.

   BSY Enterprises   APPsolute Marketing   Galer Coaching   Bizzo.Co

RRBB   Matters Magazine   John James Architect   TAPinto SOMA   FMBA Local 25  

True Salvage Café   South Orange Chiropractic Center   Our Gang Travel   JESPY House

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