Congratulations Deborah Ann, Ridgefield Chamber 2019 Woman of the Year!
Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe draws fans from near and far and the store anchors Ridgefield’s Main Street with quintessential small-town charm. In recognition of the 20th anniversary and her dedication to town residents and the Downtown Ridgefield community, the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce named Deborah Ann Backes the 2019 Woman of the Year. Chamber Executive Director Kim Bova gave her the news in her store and was joined by First Selectman Rudy Marconi who made an official proclamation in her honor, to the cheers and applause of the crowd.
Deborah Ann will receive her official award at the Chamber’s 2019 Women’s Forum on May 16th from 5:00 – 8:30PM at Le Chateau in South Salem. The event will include special keynote speaker Stacy Martin, shopping, a pop-up nightclub, Mediterranean food stations and wine, and exciting auction items. This event is a fundraiser for the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s Business Incubator Initiative. Tickets are $65 through May 1st, $80 after at destinationridgefield.com