The Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing to honor award recipients for 2015 at their 60th annual dinner meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Blanchester High School auditeria.Honorees include:
• Businessman of the Year Tony Falgner, owner of Falgner Realty;
• Businesswoman of the Year Dr. Catherine LaRuffa, family practitioner in Blanchester;
• Citizen of the Year Susan Jacobs, who received a record breaking number of votes, more than 870;
• Chamber’s Choice Award recipient Chester Wilson of American Legion Post 179.
Chamber president Lisa Beach is encouraging everyone to RSVP in advance to assure they have an accurate count for dinner. Cost is $15 per person. Those interested in attending can mail a check to Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 274, Blanchester, OH 45107. Beach said if anyone is planning to pay at the door, to please RSVP by phone to 513-519-0838.
The evening will consist of dinner, entertainment, award presentations, recognition of new board members and door prizes. If anyone would like to donate a door prize, you can drop it off at Beach Photography or First National Bank of Blanchester.