Blan chamber bestows awards


The Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce held its 61st Annual Dinner Tuesday at Blanchester High School. This year’s award winners were (pictured): Jim Johnson, retired Blanchester school teacher, for community choice award; businesswoman of the year, Rachel Akers, owner of Impact Salon; citizen of the year, Dan Reed, owner of R&R Tool; and businessman of the year, Russ Kidd, owner of Kidd’s Excavating. Service awards were given to six chamber members for serving three years on the board — Lisa Beach, Kari Dixon, Dean Lynch, Dave Snell, Jim Burton and Leigh Jones. New board members that will be starting a three-year term on the board were also recognized — Wendy Ogden West, Celia Medley, Chris Boyd, Rhonda Hauke and Dwayne Dearth.


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The Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce held its 61st Annual Dinner Tuesday at Blanchester High School. This year’s award winners were (pictured): Jim Johnson, retired Blanchester school teacher, for community choice award; businesswoman of the year, Rachel Akers, owner of Impact Salon; citizen of the year, Dan Reed, owner of R&R Tool; and businessman of the year, Russ Kidd, owner of Kidd’s Excavating. Service awards were given to six chamber members for serving three years on the board — Lisa Beach, Kari Dixon, Dean Lynch, Dave Snell, Jim Burton and Leigh Jones. New board members that will be starting a three-year term on the board were also recognized — Wendy Ogden West, Celia Medley, Chris Boyd, Rhonda Hauke and Dwayne Dearth.

The Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce held its 61st Annual Dinner Tuesday at Blanchester High School. This year’s award winners were (pictured): Jim Johnson, retired Blanchester school teacher, for community choice award; businesswoman of the year, Rachel Akers, owner of Impact Salon; citizen of the year, Dan Reed, owner of R&R Tool; and businessman of the year, Russ Kidd, owner of Kidd’s Excavating. Service awards were given to six chamber members for serving three years on the board — Lisa Beach, Kari Dixon, Dean Lynch, Dave Snell, Jim Burton and Leigh Jones. New board members that will be starting a three-year term on the board were also recognized — Wendy Ogden West, Celia Medley, Chris Boyd, Rhonda Hauke and Dwayne Dearth.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_blan-award-winners.jpgThe Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce held its 61st Annual Dinner Tuesday at Blanchester High School. This year’s award winners were (pictured): Jim Johnson, retired Blanchester school teacher, for community choice award; businesswoman of the year, Rachel Akers, owner of Impact Salon; citizen of the year, Dan Reed, owner of R&R Tool; and businessman of the year, Russ Kidd, owner of Kidd’s Excavating. Service awards were given to six chamber members for serving three years on the board — Lisa Beach, Kari Dixon, Dean Lynch, Dave Snell, Jim Burton and Leigh Jones. New board members that will be starting a three-year term on the board were also recognized — Wendy Ogden West, Celia Medley, Chris Boyd, Rhonda Hauke and Dwayne Dearth. Courtesy photo