The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced Derek Ostrom of Ostrom Enterprises, residential and commercial leasing and sales, has signed on as a bronze sponsor for the 45th annual Citizen of the Year awards.
This year's awards event will be held at the Holiday Inn Grand Island on Thursday, April 28, and will honor businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place. WGRZ-TV Channel 2 meteorologist Mary Beth Wrobel will be master of ceremonies. To order tickets to attend the dinner, call the chamber office at 773-3651.
Platinum sponsors of the event include: Fuccillo Chevrolet, Grand Island Holiday Inn, Niagara Frontier Publications, and Russell's Restaurant and Salvatore's Grand Hotel. Gold sponsors: HSBC Bank USA, KeyBank, and Life Technologies. Silver sponsors: Tops, and Toshiba Business Solutions. Bronze sponsors: the Grand Island Rotary Club, Carol Ann's Hair Fashions, Liz Wilbert/RealtyUSA, Aceti's Wine & Spirits, Creative Leather Concepts/FedEx, First Niagara Bank, Grand Lady Cruises, McMahon's Family Restaurant, Rose Liquor Store, and Sam Long's Landscaping Inc.