Chamber plans annual President’s Dinner

DERBY – The Evans-Brant Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual President’s Dinner on March 9 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion on Route 5 in Derby.

President Michelle Parker announced the following awards will be given at the annual dinner:

Citizen of the Year: Pastor Donald Loos of St. John’s Lutheran Church

Large Business honor: ACA Property Preservation

Small Business award: Angola Pennysaver

Not-for-Profit: Evans Art Guild, celebrating its 40th anniversary

Project of the Year: Evans Center Fire Hall – for 2012 capital improvements

Community Outreach – General – Samaritan Counseling

Community Outreach – Education: The Freshman Academy at Lake Shore Senior High School

Emerging Businesses: Empire Realty Services Group; Hands-On Chiropractic Care; Can Counter; and Nu-2-Me Consignment Shop.

The Master of Ceremonies for the dinner will be Lake Shore Senior High English teacher Jeff Connors. There will be a buffet dinner catered by Chamber member Vincent Cala, with cash bar. Tickets are $35 per person. Mail your check to the Chamber at 70 N. Main St., Angola 14006. Deadline: March 2.

For more info: email 2012 Chamber president Michelle Parker at or leave a message on the Chamber answering machine at 549-3221.