Chamber to honor businesses and individuals at annual awards gala
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 16, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Awardees will be recognized in the following categories:
•Chairman's Award - Great Lakes Real Estate
•River Region Partnership Award - Brett's Tent & Awning
•Lewiston Business of the Year - Water Street Landing
•Youngstown Business of the Year -Bandana's Bar & Grill
•Ransomville Business of the Year - Patti's Cut Above
•Sanborn Business of the Year - Sanborn Old General Store Antique Co-op
•Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year - James R. Franey
•Village of Youngstown Citizen of the Year - Tina Oddy
•Town of Porter Citizen of the Year - Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co.
•Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year - Lee Simonson
The awards are given based on leadership, dedication and achievement in the community. The respective business associations choose the businesses awardees. The municipalities select citizen winners. The Chamber Awards Gala recognizes those who help make the River Region a wonderful place to live and do business.
The annual awards gala includes an evening of live music, silent auction and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a sit-down dinner and awards program. Tickets, priced at $95 per person, are available through the chamber office (895 Center St., Lewiston).
The evening is one of the region's highlight events of the year.
The Chamber Awards Gala is open to the public. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available through the chamber office, by calling 716-754-9500.
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is a personalized chamber whose mission is to unify the region and to promote it as a premiere place to live, work and play. The organization is responsible for coordinating efforts in the marketing and promotion of tourism, business development, quality of life and the history and culture of the region, which encompasses Lewiston, Youngstown, Porter, Ransomville and Sanborn.
For additional information, visit www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com.