Paulding, OH: The Paulding Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Banquet on Tuesday, October 25th. This year’s theme was Denim and Diamonds, and guests were encouraged to come dressed to impress in their best pair of jeans, enjoy a delicious meal and take the opportunity to network.
The Chamber presented various awards to businesses, organizations, and members of the community. 10 Year Milestone Award recipients included Friends of the Paulding County Carnegie Library and RayleCom Communications. 15 Year Milestone Award recipients were Advanced Rehabilitation Technology, Edward Jones – Phil Recker, and Westwood Behavioral Health Center. The 20 Year Milestone Award Recipient was Small Business Technologies, The Award Shop received the 25 Year Milestone Award, and United Way of Paulding County received the 30 Year award.
Golden Shovel Awards were presented to Grounded Coffee & Crumbs for their building renovation and Mercer Landmark for their facilities expansion project.
Nominations were accepted for the Legacy Award, the Business Leader of the Year, and the Young Professional of the Year. These nominations were reviewed by Chamber of Commerce Executives located in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Connecticut, and Ontario. They selected Guy Dasher as the Legacy Award recipient, Mitch and Ashley Maibach as the Business Leaders of the Year, and Amanda Steel as the Young Professional of the Year.
This year’s Paulding Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet was sponsored by The State Bank, The Gardens at Paulding, The Union Bank Company, Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative, Den Herder Funeral Home, Baughman Tile Company, First Financial Bank, and Red Angel Pizza.