Life Technologies Senior Director of Operations Scott Baird was happy to meet recently with Citizen of the Year Committee Chairperson Liz Wilbert to make a $1,000 gold sponsorship donation for the Citizen of the Year awards ceremony.
This year's ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 26, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island to honor businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place. Phil Buchanan, former news director at WBEN, Channel 4, and Grand Island developer, will act as this year's master of ceremonies.
Platinum sponsors to date include Holiday Inn Grand Island and Niagara Frontier Publications. Gold sponsors to date include First Niagara Bank, KeyBank and Life Technologies. Silver sponsor to date is Toshiba Business Solutions. Bronze Sponsorships to date include Grand Lady Cruises, Tops Friendly Markets, Creative Leather Concepts and Island Ship Center, SNAP Fitness, Sam Long's Landscaping and Excavation, JM Refrigeration Heating and Air Conditioning, Rhino-Tees Custom Apparel, and Aceti's Wine & Spirits.
For more information on sponsorships or about advertising in the Citizen of the Year program booklet, call the Chamber of Commerce at 773-3651.