For more than 50 years the Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals, groups and businesses with awards for making a positive difference in the community. Sponsors for the Feb. 24 awards banquet include, in front from left, Chris Davis of Sitler the Printer; Ellen Witmer-Bowman of Das Dutch Village Inn; and Dr. Richelle Keleman of Columbiana Medical Center. In back are Doug Nybell of Crystal Dragon Family Martial Arts; Derrick Hart of Staff Right; Sean Holloway of Holloway Insurance; and Randall Hart of New York Life. Other sponsors are representatives of All Points Physical Medicine, Home Savings & Loan, Farmers Bank and Wilson’s Furniture. Nominations for this year’s award banquet should be submitted to Chamber of Commerce, 328 N. Main St., Columbiana, or at www.columbianachamber.com by Jan. 25. Criteria also may be found on the website. Honorees will be recognized at the 60th annual awards banquet at Das Dutch Village Inn. Steven T. Ruwoldt, president and chief executive officer of Salem Community Hospital, will be featured speaker. For banquet reservations call the chamber office at 330-482-3822.
Added: Mon, December 17, 2012