Niagara USA Chamber to honor local businessesby jmaloni
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Chamber Honors 2012 Awards Gala on Saturday evening, Feb. 25, at the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.
The 2012 Business of the Year and Business Person of the Year will be among the many achievements celebrated by the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce during its dinner. Community leaders and businesses of all sizes have gathered annually in Niagara County for this highly anticipated event.
This year, the chamber will recognize the outstanding accomplishments of:
•Modern Corporation - Business of the Year
•Louis H. Knotts (Calspan) - Business Person of the Year
•WNY Regional Economic Development Council - Visionary Award
•Kathleen A. Granchelli (YWCA of Niagara) - Community Advocate of the Year
•Stephen F. Brady (National Grid) - Chairman's Award
The "Chamber Honors" is the chamber's most prestigious affair, attracting Niagara County's most prominent leaders, decision-makers, dignitaries and elite sponsors. The event will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, awards ceremony and entertainment by Soul Committee.
"Niagara County is very fortunate to be served by such dedicated and competent leaders who are a force in this community and strive to improve the quality of life and economic stability of our region," said Niagara USA Chamber President Deanna Alterio Brennen.