The Niagara USA Chamber will hold its annual Chamber Honors Gala on March 18 at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center. The annual dinner recognizes the businesses and business leaders that have made a positive impact in the Niagara region.
This year’s awardees include:
• Frank Strangio — Business Person of the Year
• Clothes Mentor/ Platos Closet — Business of the Year
• Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare — Groundbreaking Award
• Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards — Industry Insider
• Catherine Braniecki — Father Joseph L. Levesque Award for Community Advocacy
• North American Hoganas — Green Manufacturing Award sponsored by National Grid
“Every year it gives me great pleasure to announce the honorees, to showcase their accomplishments, and highlight their unique stories of how they began their journeys,” said Deanna Alterio Brennen, chamber president and CEO. “Each of these awardees has a profound effect on their communities through their commitment to building stronger businesses and taking active roles in various community initiatives.”
The event begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by a sit-down dinner and award ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 for members and $150 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by contacting Elena Woods at 285-9142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.