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by jmaloni
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 10:55 pm

The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce honored 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. The evening was held to celebrate the business community and those citizens who help contribute to the success of the region.

The awards were given based on leadership, dedication and achievement in the community. The chamber and its business association chose the business winners, while the municipalities chose the citizen awardees.

The Chamber Awards Gala recognized the businesses and citizens who help make the region a wonderful place to live and do business.

Chamber President Jennifer Pauly served as mistress of ceremonies.

This year's honorees (click the NAME to read each profile):


Chairman's Award: Modern Corporation


River Region Partnership Award: Supermarket Liquors and Wines


Lewiston Business of the Year: Warren's Village Hardware


Youngstown Business of the Year: Ray's Tavern


Ransomville Business of the Year: Porter Empty Return Center


Sanborn Business of the Year: Niagara County Central Rotary


Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year: Tim Henderson

Youngstown Citizen of the Year: Robert Monroe


Town of Porter Citizen of the Year: Hon. David Truesdale


Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year: Ronald Winkley





The event began with hors d'oeuvres and then a sit-down dinner. The awards program came next, followed by music, a silent auction and an impromptu live auction.









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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.

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