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Business Development Strategies President Lynn Tokarczyk honored by United Chamber of Commerce

Chamber recognizes businesses and businesspeople from nine-town region who have shown outstanding commitment to organization and community

WRENTHAM, MA - The United Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Lynn Tokarczyk, President of Business Development Strategies, Inc, its “Business Development and Enhancement Award.” Tokarczyk received her award at the Chamber’s 18th Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation Luncheon on March 22, 2006 at Lake Pearl Luciano’s in Wrentham.

Each year the Chamber honors people and businesses in its nine-town region that have shown outstanding commitment both to the Chamber and to the community. “I take pride in making a difference, delivering on my commitments and assisting companies in this region and throughout Massachusetts to make their business and real estate expansion plans a reality,” said Tokarczyk. “It’s an honor for my work to be recognized by such a well-respected organization as the United Chamber of Commerce.”

“Lynn is a true professional and a wonderful asset to the Chamber,” said Thomas Flemming III, President and CEO of the United Chamber of Commerce. “We’ve worked together in several capacities and she and her team share our mission to increase economic development opportunities by helping companies expand or relocate to the area. I’m looking forward to working with her on many more projects over the coming year.”

The United Chamber of Commerce is an independent, non-profit business organization dedicated to developing a thriving region through the support and advocacy of the business community. There are over 600 businesses in the Chamber, which represents the towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxboro, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk and Wrentham.

The United Chamber of Commerce’s 2005 award recipients included:

  • Business Development & Enhancement Award
    – Lynn Tokarczyk, Business Development Strategies
  • Business of the Year
    – Gentle Giant Moving Company
  • Small Business of the Year
    – Accurate Heat & Air Services, Inc.
  • Ambassador of the Year
    – Luigi Moccia, Putnam Investments
  • Unsung Hero
    – Paul Vicario, Vicario Studio
  • Public Service Award
    – State Representative James Vallee
  • Business Person of the Year
    – Jack Daddario, J.D. Daddario

Suzanne Bates, author of “Speak Like a CEO – Secrets for Commanding Attention and Getting Results; and Mary Lou Andre, President of Organization By Design, Inc. and author of “Ready to Wear” delivered the luncheon’s keynote addresses.

For more information about the United Chamber of Commerce, please call (508) 528-2800, email at, or visit

Established in 2003, Business Development Strategies, Inc. is a government incentives consulting firm that helps its clients identify, negotiate and secure incentives to accelerate their real estate expansion plans. The company has helped its clients save millions in private investment.