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Citizen awards presented at Masquerade Ball


October 31, 2019

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Tom Linquist was presented the Citizen of the Year Award during the Annual Chamber Banquet by Ashley Dixon, Chamber President, left; Lisbeth Randall, WSU Extension and Anne Walsh, Puget Sound Electric

POMEROY–The Annual Chamber Banquet was held at Maple Hall on October 19, was attended well by many business owners, representatives and community members.

The Masquerade Ball themed evening began with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by a full prime rib dinner catered by a new local business, The Wheat Basket, at 6 p.m. As part of the fundraising effort, a silent auction was held to provide boosting revenue used for community events, student sponsorships and local enhancements–such as flower baskets and Christmas decorations–for all to enjoy during certain seasons throughout the year.

Also, included in the activities of the night was the award ceremony for Citizens of the Year Tom Lundquist; Lifetime Achievement recipient Mayor Paul Miller; and Business of the Year Garfield County Hospital District. The Master of Ceremonies was Brad Gingerich, pharmacist and owner of the Pomeroy Pharmacy.

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The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to Mayor Paul Miller by Chamber President Ashely Dixon, far left, Lisbeth Randall and Anne Walsh, right, during the recent Annual Chamber Masquerade Banquet.

This annual event was made possible through the efforts of individuals and volunteers from local businesses and organizations, including Larry and Sherrie Ledgerwood, Scott and Rochelle Williams, Ben and Tina Keller, Ashley Dixon, Sarah Meyers, Lisbeth Randall, Michelle Eberhardt, Tom Herres, Adam Hodges, Sara Gingerich, Rachel Anderson, Lori Flynn, Susie Bowles, Heather Bowles, Anne Walsh, Brad Gingerich, Shaun Martin, Mike Ruchert, David Watko, PHS Students, Lewis Clark Credit Union, Puget Sound Energy, Pomeroy Partners for Healthy Families, Pomeroy Pharmacy, WSU Garfield County Extension, Port of Garfield County, Garfield County Transportation, Flynn's Electric, The Wheat Basket, Spinners, City of Pomeroy and Garfield County Food Bank.


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