Rob ” Vanilla Ice” Van Winkle Awarded Outstanding Citizen of the Year

Wellington Chamber of Commerce to honor local celebrity and philanthropist, Rob "Vanilla Ice" Van Winkle

 January 29, 2014, Wellington FL--- The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce they will be honoring local and international celebrity musical sensation, philanthropist and DIY Network television star " Vanilla Ice" as their " Outstanding Citizen of the Year" On February 26th, 2014. The Outstanding Citizen of the Year award is carefully chosen and awarded to a Wellington resident who displays outstanding service to the community and its residents making Wellington a fantastic place to work, live and play! Each year since 2010, Rob Van Winkle and his team have outdone themselves to draw 6000+ to Winterfest.  His spirit of giving and dedication to our community is outstanding. His efforts and those of his team - Chuck and Tommy Quon, Wes and Jeremy make this event possible. Each is to be commended and thanked for their generosity and for giving back to Wellington. A Wellington 10+ year resident, Mr. Van Winkle also contributes to several local charities including Toys For Tots, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the Little Smiles Organization. His DIY show " The Vanilla Ice Project" is filmed locally exposing audiences from all over the world to the Village of Wellington, showcasing beautiful homes and all we have to offer here. Tickets will sell out.  The Event will be held on February 26th at the Wanderers Club in Wellington.  Registration is 11:30am with the luncheon beginning promptly at 12 NOON.  Tickets are  $25.00 for Chamber Members and $35.00 for guests and non-members.  Sorry no walk-ins.  For further information please call the Chamber at 561.792.6525 or reserve your tickets online www.wellingtonchamber.com.