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Lantern Awards

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The 39th Westfield Lantern Awards was held on Thursday, January 19, at the Prairie Waters Event Center. The Westfield Chamber gathered over 150 community leaders, residents, and business owners and recognized the community’s best and brightest.

2023 Award Recipients


The following is a list of award recipients and finalists acknowledged during the evening’s program. Names in bold are the 2023 award recipient.

Individual Award of Excellence
(2 Recipients)

  • Abbi Cassady, Indiana Members Credit Union
  • Lisa Morrissett, Wood Winds Golf Club

Community Volunteer Award of Distinction
(2 Recipients)

  • Barbara Haehner, Heart & Soul Free Clinic
  • Carrie Larrison, Open Doors Food Pantry of Washington Township

Westfield Washington Schools Award of Distinction
Sponsored by Indiana Members Credit Union

  • Ashley Knott, Westfield Educational Foundation

Healthcare Award of Distinction

  • Erik Angelotti, Ella Pharmacy

Young Professional of the Year
Young Professional Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Joshua Andrews, Westfield Washington Schools
  • Kayla Arnold, City of Westfield
  • Thea Snelly, The Zulu Group, Keller Williams Realty
  • Matt Trnian, Grand Park Sports Campus
  • Brian Tomamichel, Westfield Washington Schools

Westfield Citizen of the Year

  • Lisa Brandenburg
  • Shelly Brown
  • Matthew Deck
  • DeLayne Lefevre
  • Gina Terrill

Community Event of the Year

  • Rock the Block, WWS

Distinguished Service Award

  • Diana Payton

Westfield Chamber Board of Directors Business of the Year Cup

Large Business

  • Abbott Labs
  • Community First Bank of Indiana
  • Heartland Growers

Mid-Size Business

  • Greeks Pizzeria Westfield
  • Meijer
  • Sobczak Construction

Small Business

  • Dean Ballenger Agency
  • Hittle Floral
  • Quack Daddy Donuts

Non-Profit of the Year

  • Humane Society For Hamilton County
  • Open Doors
  • Student Impact

New Partner of the Year

Large Business

  • STAR Financial Bank

Mid-Size Business

  • West Fork Whiskey

Small Business

  • Nori Japanese Steakhouse