• 2018 Annual Awards Night

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    Name: 2018 Annual Awards Night
    Date: April 25, 2018
    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Night

     
    You don't want to miss our biggest night of the year!  Last year's event was sold out.  We are expecting a full house again so you will want to make sure you get your reservations in as soon as you receive your invitation!
     
    Winners of the Diamond Awards (including Emerging Leader, Small Business, Large Business, as well as Small and Large Non-Profit of the Year Awards), The Raymond P. Shafer Award, and the Lew and Ellie Davies Award will be announced at this annual event.

    The Raymond P. Shafer Award, in its 28th year, will be awarded to a member of the community who has made a positive impact on the quality of life in western Crawford County through his/her volunteer service to our community. Likewise, the Lew and Ellie Davies Award for Outstanding Community Service will be presented to an Allegheny College student who has made a significant contribution to the Meadville area. The Diamond Awards will be presented to individuals, businesses and non-profits that have demonstrated excellent leadership and performance in their field and in the community. 

    Nominations can be made through March 16 for the Diamond Awards and the Shafer Award. Self-nominations are welcome.

    Click this link to nominate someone for the Raymond P. Shafer Award. (Nominations are now closed)

    Click this link to make a nomination for one or more of the Diamond Awards. (Nominations are now closed)


    Click this link to see a list of past Shafer and Diamond Awards recipients .

    RAYMOND P. SHAFER AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY SERVICE
    Dr. Armendia Dixon

    LEW AND ELLIE DAVIES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE
    Winner to be announced at awards dinner.

    FINALISTS FOR THE DIAMOND AWARDS

    EMERGING LEADER, FEMALE
    Heather Fish - Foundry CoWork, LLC
    Kerstin Martin - Allegheny College
    Rachel Verno - Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc.


    EMERGING LEADER, MALE
    Dave Astry - Bush Investment Group
    Travis Crytzer - Linesville Community Business Alliance
    Matteo Rachocki - Voodoo Brewery
     
    SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
    Blooming Valley Landscape & Supply
    COOL 101.7 FM
    Starn Marketing Group

    MID-SIZE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
    Interim HealthCare
    ONE Federal Credit Union
    Palmiero Toyota
    The Meadville Tribune

    LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
    Armstrong Cable
    SECO/WARWICK Corp.
    Vantage Healthcare

    SMALL NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR
    Crawford County Historical Society
    The Dog House, Student Credit Union & School Store
    Keystone Blind Association
    Meadville Area Recreation Foundation

    LARGE NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR
    Calvary Baptist Christian Academy
    Crawford County Drug & Alcohol Executive Commission
    Women's Services, Inc.

    NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
    Blossoms & Blooms Boutique
    Bull Moose Progressive Marketing
    Foundry CoWork, LLC
    The Woolen Mill


    Would you like priority seating and advertising for your business as a corporate sponsor of the event?  Download the sponsor opportunities here .

    Invitations to the Annual Dinner have been mailed out to each Chamber member business.

    Call the Chamber of Commerce office with any questions.
    Location:
    Pampered Palate Catering & Conference Center
    606 South Street (Rt. 198)
    Saegertown
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, April 25th
     
    Invitations will be mailed to each member business.
    Contact Information:
    Karen Staudt, 814-337-8030
    Fees/Admission:
    $45 / member
    $60 / non-member
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