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Annual Awards & Holiday Gala
Friday, Dec. 7
6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
501 Nation Avenue, Eaton
Nominees announced for 37th Annual Chamber Awards
On Friday, Dec. 7, the Preble County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate 2018 and recognize this year’s chamber award winners during the 37th annual PCCC Awards & Holiday Gala.
The Preble County Chamber of Commerce has had an outstanding year, and we’re ready to celebrate and honor those businesses, individuals and nonprofits who have made Preble County what it is today!
This event is about the people, businesses, and organizations who make Preble County proud. It is a fantastic night to recognize outstanding people. The evening will also include a silent auction with fun and exciting items from area businesses and organizations, including Indiana Pacers tickets from Remagen Inc. and more.
Nominees were solicited from the public and Preble County Chamber of Commerce members from Oct. 1-Nov. 1.
Awards to be given this year include: Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Small Business Citizen of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Agribusiness of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Community Improvement Award, Distinguished Service Award, Non-Profit Innovation Award and the Ray Potter Legacy Award.
Nominees to be recognized are: Citizen of the Year: Bill Wilson, Carla Barnett and Brenda Latanza; Community Improvement Award: Wild Hearts African Farm, Preble County Historical Society and the Village of Lewisburg; Distinguished Service: Jim Simon and H. John Kramer; Non-Profit Innovation: Preble County Habitat ReStore, Wild Hearts African Farm, Premier Health/Atrium Medical Center Foundation and Community Action Partnership; Outstanding Corporate Citizen: Bullen Ultrasonics, TimkenSteel and Provimi/Cargill; Young Professional of the Year: Courtney Griffith and Vicky Fanberg; Outstanding Agribusiness of the Year: Wild Hearts African Farm and LA-LYN Farms; Outstanding Small Business Citizen of the Year: Preble County Habitat ReStore, Prograde Excavation & Demolition and Boutique on Main.
Also to be honored is this year’s Ray Potter Legacy Award recipient.
Award recipients will be announced the night of the event.
Cost is $35 per person, which includes dinner and one drink. Reservations for the evening are being accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 21. Register and pay online at www.preblecountyohio.com, or RSVP with number of seats needed to 937-456-4949 or email@example.com.
Preble County, Ohio... We do Business!
The Preble County Chamber of Commerce has been serving the business community since 1952. It is our mission to be the advocate for business and business development for Preble County, Ohio.
Preble County is a great place to do business! The Chamber is here to support, protect and promote free commerce in the region. Why become a member? When you become a member of the Chamber, you join over 250 other companies as part of the county's coalition of businesses. The Chamber provides professional networking/programs and other community events throughout the year, including the Business After Hours Series, Legislative Breakfast, State of the County, State of the State, Preble County Safety Council and the Preble County Business Expo. In the fall of 2016, the Chamber launched Leadership Preble County, a year-long educational program to develop people who will in turn go on to improve the quality of life in Preble County. These programs and events enhance the quality of life for our members and heighten public awareness of our business community. The Chamber also is an official member of the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA,) which provides a wide variety of discount programs for member businesses, including as healthcare, dental discount programs, Worker's Compensation savings, prescription drug discount cards, energy savings and education, and much more!