The Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce celebrated the community at its annual awards dinner on Thursday inside the Niagara Falls Convention Center.
Honorees were selected by the membership to recognize the dedication, leadership and contributions made by members to make the River Region stronger. The following businesses and individuals were specifically recognized:
Chief Spencer Lilly
Tom Neilson and Jason Berger
Reanna Richner and Marcus Daniels
Honorees were nominated by Chamber of Commerce members and selected by the Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
Chamber President Jennifer Pauly served as emcee. Board Chairman Matt Villnave provided an overview of the past year and presented the awards. Each awardee was recognized via a prerecorded video interview.
Music was provided by Dave Stayner. Attendees were treated to dinner and dessert, and could bid on a number of silent auction items.