First Niagara Bank, KeyBank take gold sponsorshipsby jmaloni
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year awards banquet April 26
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce announced that First Niagara Bank and KeyBank have signed on as gold sponsors for the 46th annual Citizen of the Year awards ceremony.
Pictured in photo No. 1, from left, are the chamber's Dolly D'Orazio, First Niagara Branch Manager Mike Trachimowicz, event chair Liz Wilbert, and First Niagara's Gloria Sedore and Sara Slovick. Pictured in photo No. 2, from left, are D'Orazio (a Citizen of the Year event committee member), Wilbert, Mike Keating (KeyBank branch manager), and KeyBank's Jessica Ryan Snyder and Mike Woods.
This year's Citizen of the Year award banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn Grand Island on Thursday, April 26, and will honor businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place. Phil Buchanon, former broadcast journalist and Grand Island developer, will serve as master of ceremonies.
Platinum Sponsors to date include, Grand Island Holiday Inn and Niagara Frontier Publications. Bronze sponsors to date include Tops Friendly Markets and Creative Leather Concepts and Island Ship Center. For more information, call the chamber office at 773-3651.
Nomination forms for the Citizen of the Year award can be downloaded from the chamber website at www.gichamber.org. Mail completed forms by March 9 to 2257 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island NY 14072; email the form to [email protected] or fax to 773-3316.