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  • Annual Awards to be presented January 27

    On Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Preble County Chamber of Commerce will recognize this year’s chamber award winners during the 39th annual PCCC Awards Dinner & Gala.

    Awards to be given include Outstanding Small Business Citizen, Outstanding Corporate Citizen, Outstanding Agribusiness, The Ray Potter Award, Distinguished Professional Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, Young Professional Award, Educator of the Year Award, Non-Profit Innovation Award, and, Community Improvement Award.

    The Awards Dinner will be held at The Grand Lodge at Wilderness Ridge Retreat Center. Seats are $50 each and sponsorship opportunities are also available.  REGISTER NOW.

    Contact the Chamber for additional information or if your business is interested in becoming a sponsor for this event. Office Phone: 937.456.4949  Email: Chamberoffices@preblecountyohio.com


    Twenty-nine finalists were selected from more than 120 nominations covering 10 categories. The finalists are listed below in Alpha Order.
    Outstanding Small Business Citizen
    Meraki Lane Boutique
    Montgomery Lawn and Landscape
    My Arrow Princess Boutique
    Outstanding Corporate Citizen
    LCNB National Bank
    Reid Health
    Royal Canin
    Outstanding Agribusiness
    BJ Price
    Quiet Harmony
    Today’s Harvest
    Ray Potter Award
    Barbara Cox
    Rusty Garber
    Distinguished Professional
    Lisa Hoying
    Dan & Cindy Kramer
    Jeanna VanWinkle
    Excellence in Leadership
    Ty Fugate
    Debbie Mason
    Tina Wagers
    Young Professional
    Alyssa Joyce
    Sydney Montgomery
    Zach Shafer
    Educator of the Year
    Dodi Finnigan
    Eric and Carmen Kennel
    Harold Niehaus
    Non-Profit Innovation Award
    Birthright of Eaton
    Camden Comeback
    Preble County Council on Aging
    Community Improvement Award
    Preble County Development Partnership
    Preble County Senior Fair Board & The Covered Horse Arena Committee
    Village of West Alexandria


    Previous Award Recipients

    2020 Award Recipients

    Citizen of the Year:  Leslie Collins

    Outstanding Small Business Citizen: Eaton Floral

    Young Professional:  Jordan Clapp


    2019 Award Recipients

    Citizen of the Year: Angie Getter

    Community Improvement Award: Preble County Art Association

    Distinguished Service Award: Becky Sorrell

    Non-Profit Innovation Award: Preble County Historical Society

    Outstanding Agribusiness: Safari Junction

    Outstanding Corporate Citizen: TimkenSteel Corporation

    Outstanding Small Business Citizen: Harris-Maggard Memorials  

    The Ray Potter Legacy Award: Dale Moberly Sr.

    Young Professional of the Year: Todd Appledorn

    Public Servant of the Year: Marsha Shannon

    Educator of the Year: Joe Finkbine


    2018 Award Recipients

    Ray Potter Legacy Award: Jean Bussell

    Young Professional of the Year: Courtney Griffith

    Citizen of the Year: Brenda Latanza

    Outstanding Corporate Citizen: Bullen Ultrasonics

    Outstanding Small Business Citizen: Pro-Grade Excavation & Demolition

    Outstanding Agribusiness : WildHearts African Farm

    Community Improvement Award: The Village of Lewisburg

    Nonprofit Innovation Award:  Habitat for Humanity ReStore

    Distinguished Service Award: Jim Simon


    2017 Award Recipients

    Legacy Award: Ray Potter

    Young Professional of the Year: Jeremy Linder

    Citizen of the Year: Rodney Creech

    Outstanding Corporate Citizen: Henny Penny Corp.

    Outstanding Small Business Citizen: Twin Creek Tea Room

    Outstanding Agribusiness : Brubaker Grain

    Community Improvement Award: Eagle’s Point Development

    Nonprofit Innovation Award: Preble County Art Association

    Distinguished Service Award: Eddie Mowen Jr.


    2016 Award Recipients:

    Business of the Year -- L&M Products

    Small Business of the Year -- Wildcat Sports & Graphics LLC

    Citizen of the Year -- Toni Morgan

    Distinguished Service Award -- Jeff Sewert

    Young Professional of the Year -- Rob Moyer


    2015 Award Recipients:

    Business of the Year – TimkenSteel

    Small Business of the Year – Daylight Donuts

    Distinguished Service Award – Gary Wagner

    Young Professional of the Year – Kyle Cross

    Citizen of the Year – Sheriff Michael Simpson

    Legacy Award - Judge, Wilfrid G. Dues

    Legacy Award  - Jack Cobb


    2014 Award Recipients:

    Outstanding Recycling Program Award – Pratt Industries

    Business of the Year – The Dow Chemical Company

    Small Business of the Year – Jell’s Sports Grill

    Distinguished Service Award – Preble County Arts Association

    Young Professional of the Year – Evan Kloth, Sinclair Community College

    Citizen of the Year – Patrick Putnam, Mayor, Lewisburg, Ohio

    Legacy Award - REMAGEN - 55 Years of Business

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