The Ambridge Area Chamber of Commerce will highlight the efforts of individuals, organizations and businesses on Thursday at the annual "Celebration of Efforts" banquet.
Awards are being given out in 14 categories this year.
Watkins said about 170 people attended last year. The event begins at 6 p.m. in Javy's Banquet Hall. Those recognized will receive a certificate from Senator Elder Vogel's office. State Rep. Rob Matzie is the master of ceremonies.
The following recipients are being awarded:
Quaker Valley: Tracy Schaffer
Ambridge Area: Kimberly Roppa
Quaker Valley: Robert Veltre
Ambridge Area: Josh Jones
Outstanding Adult Volunteer:
Outstanding Group of Volunteers:
Boy Scouts Troop 498 & Cub Scouts Pack 414
Outstanding Civic Leader:
The Barlamas Family
Outstanding New Business
Outstanding Business of the Year
McDonald’s, Baden Location
Woman on a Mission
Man on the Mission
Outstanding Service in the Past, Posthumous Award
Brian B. Brown
Tickets are $25. Call 724-266-3040 for more information.