Chamber Bash Takes a Look Back

Joe Denoyer - April 10, 2021 9:59 pm

The Liberal Chamber of Commerce finally got to hold their annual Chamber Banquet Saturday night at the Seward County Activity Center. The theme for this years event was carried over from last year’s bash that had to be canceled due to COVID, “Stayin’ Alive, Back to 1975”. Several Corporate Tables decorated and many attendees came dressed in accordance with the evenings theme.

A prime rib dinner, with meat donated by National Beef Packing Company was served. The Chamber also recognized several businesses and individuals throughout the evening. In the Table Decorating contest,Third Place went to Byron Bird and Associates, Liberal Memorial Library was in second, and the 1st place winner was The Good Samaritan Society. In the category Peoples Choice Category, Liberal Memorial Library was declared the winner. The Leader and Times won the Best Use Of a Prop Award.

Brad Carr won the Best Dressed Male while Jessica Malin was the Best Dressed Female. Terry Tanking and Kim Brown were the Best Dressed Couple on the evening.

Since there was not banquet last year, awards were handed out for both years. Celeste Donovan and Kris Musgrave received Past President’s plaques and scrapbooks. The annual “Friend of the Chamber” Award was presented to State Farm Jerry Harding and Golden Plains Credit Union. Kevin Alexander and Celeste Donovan won the Ambassador of the Year Awards. Dana Hibbs and Al Shank were the Chambers Merit Award winners.

Downtown Dance Academy entertained the crowd with dances from the 1970’s.


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