Annual Awards Dinner 2011

Celebrating the Chamber's

25th Anniversary

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   A 25th Anniversary Celebration highlighted the Chamber's 2011 Annual Dinner and Awards, November 17th at Omni Bedford Springs Resort.


    The event, presented by Pennsylvania Highlands Community College was an opportunity to celebrate Bedford County Business, and especially the community service performed by local companies and organizations.


    The Chamber presented 17 awards to honor Bedford County businesses and individuals for their excellence in a variety of professional and service categories (see list below).

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      The evening will began with a reception, hosted by CenturyLink, and dinner will include a champagne toast to mark the Chamber's 25th Anniversary.


     Wal-Mart was the commemorative sponsor of the event, while Thomas Family Dealerships and BPW once again sponsored the Athena Award.    


    Award winners were featured in video acceptance speeches, produced by Wix Pix Productions.  Please see additional sponsors (right).


2011 Award Winners:

Honored November 17th


ATHENA AWARD
Marcia O'Rear - StelTek Graphics

BUSINESS  HALL OF FAME
UPMC Bedford Memorial

JOHN ANDERSON AWARD
The Bedford Gazette

EMPLOYER COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Kennametal, Inc.

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS - LARGE
Szanca Solutions, Inc.

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS – MED.
P. Joseph Lehman, Inc. Consulting Engineers

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS - SMALL
LIFeSTYLE - Living Italian Food e Style

PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Fisher’s Pharmacy

 INNOVATION AWARD
DeNardi Imports & Exports

HERITAGE PRESERVATION
Downtown Bedford, Inc.

EXCELLENCE IN AGRI-BUSINESS
Zimmerman’s Hardware

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
Scott Myers

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Bedford Reinforced Plastics, Inc.

CAB COMMITMENT AWARD
Everett Foodliner & Saxton Market

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Jim Gonsman

LEADERSHIP AWARD
Dennis K. Shaffer

CHAMBER SPIRIT AWARD
Angie Horton


Special Thanks

to Our Sponsors:

Our Host:
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Commemorative Sponsor:
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Athena Sponsors:

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