Businesses and business leaders across Pike County will be honored at the 2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Champions Awards Dinner, set for Friday, September 29th, at 5:30 pm, at Silver Birches, 205 Route 507, Hawley, PA 18428.

Individuals and businesses in seven (7) categories will be recognized for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the economic development and quality of life of Pike County. The event, which is expected to be heavily attended, is “by advance reservations only” as seating is limited.

2017 Chamber Champions Awards recipients include: Key Food Marketplace in Milford/Business of the Year; Matt Osterberg/Person of Excellence; Luhrs True Value Hardware and Woodloch/Business Expansion Award; Amy Eisenberg/Individual Hometown Star Award; Greater Pike Foundation/Organizational Hometown Star Award; Justin F. Genzlinger, Settlers Hospitality Group and P.J. Wiebel, Econo-Pak/Rising Star Award; Safe Haven of Pike County and United Way of Pike County/Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award, and Davis R. Chant, Lifetime Achievement Award.

“We expect this event to be a highlight of the county’s social calendar,” said Jack Boyle, dinner chair, “given the exceptional quality of these honorees.”

Noted attorney, Kelly Gaughan, Esq., will be the Emcee for the festive and celebratory evening, which will feature a cocktail reception (cash bar), dinner and program. Admission is $50 per person, with reservations being made by calling (570) 296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com.

The 2017 Chamber Champions Awards committee includes: Jody Welsh, President, Pike County Chamber of Commerce; Arlene Quirk, Keller Williams; Paul M. Brislin, EA; Derek Bellinger, Wayne Bank; Devron McDermott, Citizens Bank; Jack Boyle, Palmetto Court Productions LLC, and Lee Ann Camarero, Office Manager, Pike County Chamber of Commerce.

“The overriding mission of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce,” says Chamber President Jody Welsh, “is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, by promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life.” The Chamber Champions awards program, Welsh added, “salutes those who are making a difference in advancing that mission.”