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The 2016 NEXTies awards show

With special music guest Nick Gallant and after party by Coffee Zombie Collective

Pull out the pearls & cufflinks and join us for an evening in honor of those in Santa Cruz County who inspire us to reach further and higher and inspire the community. This year’s annual award show puts the spotlight on talent in industries from the arts and tech to fitness and food. See you on the red carpet!

The 2016 NEXTies Honorees are:

Entrepreneur of the Year – Cesario Ruiz
Musician of the Year – Nick Gallant
Band of the Year – Marty O’Reilly and The Old School Orchestra
Artist of the Year – Jaime Sanchez, Artist
Give Back Person of the Year – David Dennis
Foodie of the Year – Sean Venus, Venus Spirits
New Business of the Year – Brew Cruz
Athlete of the Year – Kyle Thiermann
Under 18 of the Year – Shadja Correia
Nonprofit Organization of the Year – Teen Kitchen
Mentor of the Year – (TiKeith Holtaway and Leta B. Jussila
Innovative Business of the Year – One Wheel
Innovator of the Year – Keri Waters
WildCard of the Year – Michael Berman        

Show time: 7:00 PM        
Tickets: $40     
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