The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, May 17, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston. The annual event includes an evening of live music, silent auction, table wines donated by local wineries and businesses, hors d'oeuvres and a sit-down dinner and awards program.
Tickets, priced at $85 per person, are available through the Chamber of Commerce office, 895 Center St., Lewiston, or by calling 754-9500.
"The awards are given based on leadership, dedication and achievement in the community, and are chosen by their respective business associations and municipalities," said Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Pauly. "The event wouldn't be made possible without the support of our many community sponsors who allow us to give credit to the deserving recipients."
Gold sponsors Include: The Buffalo News, First Niagara Bank, National Grid, Niagara Frontier Publications, Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center and the Niagara Gazette.
Silver sponsors include: Artpark & Company, KeyBank, Manning & Napier Benefits LLC, Niagara University and Tedesco Construction Services Inc.
Bronze sponsors Include: Amendola Property Management Inc., Angel to Apple, Blossomview Farms Pet Sitting Services and Farm Animal Care, Conestoga-Rovers and Associates, Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, The End of the Road Boutique, Gorge Travel Inc., JBM Consulting/HRWebsource.com, The Lewiston Insurance Agency, M&T Bank, Niagara Hospice, Orange Cat Coffee Co., Ransomville Business & Professional Association, Rhoney Funeral Home, Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course and Slender Inspirations.
Pictured, from left, are gala sponsors Ann Britton of Cornerstone CFCU, Janet Brown of M&T Bank, Megan Dearing of The Buffalo News, Michael Cushman of Rhoney Funeral Home, Robert Fagiani of KeyBank, Pauly, Gloria Baker of First Niagara Bank, Fran Roach of Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, Margy Toohey of The Lewiston Insurance Agency, Michael Broderick of Orange Cat Coffee Co., Jamie Symmonds of Angel to Apple, Jeannine Brown Miller of JBM Consulting/HRWebsource.com, Margaret Mokhiber of Slender Inspirations, and Maureen Rizzo of Niagara Hospice.