2016 should prove to be an exciting year for us all!
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.
This will be a very special event, celebrating all 106 past award recipients from the previous 49 years as well as this year's winners. All past award recipients are encouraged to attend this historic event.
The Master of Ceremonies for this year's event will be Chief Meteorologist Todd Santos, from Channel 4. Tickets are limited; they will be sold on a first come, first served basis and can be purchased at the chamber office.
"The community is filled with truly remarkable individuals who give of their time and talent. Help us recognize these contributors by nominating them!" said the chamber Thursday.
Nomination applications can be found in the Grand Island Community Directory, on the Chamber website (www.gichamber.org) or at the chamber office, 1870 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, NY 14072. Nomination applications are also available at Niagara Frontier Publications, 1859 Whitehaven Road.
The deadline for nominations has been extended to March 11. Call 716-773-3651 for more information.