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2017 - F.M. Torrence Award


Dr. Robert P. Dillaplain

Purpose of the F.M. Torrence Award: The Award is named for the first Chamber President, Findley M. Torrence. This lifetime achievement award honors a person who unselfishly, through a prolonged period of voluntary services and activities, promotes the business, cultural, educational, religious and civic life in the Xenia community. The recipient must currently be, or must have been during the majority of such service, a member of the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Dr. Robert P. Dillaplain - the 2017 Torrence Award Winner, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.


2016 - Dodds Monument - Industrial Award


Frontier Technology

Purpose: To publicly recognize a company that has distinguished itself in the manufacturing or research and development industry, or in distribution and warehousing.

Eligibility: Any Chamber Member business of the above type in good standing.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Treva Janzow representing Frontier Technology - the 2016 Dodds Monument-Industrial Award Winner, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.

 


2016 - Russ Remick Retail-Service Industries Award


WBZI Radio

Purpose: To publicly recognize a company that has distinguished itself in the retail and/or service industry.

Eligibility: Any retail or service Chamber Member business or organization in good standing.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Megan Brugger & Joe Mullins of WBZI Radio - the 2016 Russ Remick Retail–Service Industries Award winner, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.


2016 - S.L. Stephan Award


Blair Davis

Purpose: This Award is presented to a person who has worked unselfishly, through voluntary services, to promote the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce and our Community for at least the past two years.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Blair Davis of Montgomery Insurance & Investments - the 2016 Colonel S.L. Stephan Award winner, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.

 


2016 - Robert G. Babb Award


Christy Fielding

Purpose: This Award is presented by the Xenia Area Chamber's Chairman of the Board to the person who during the year made the most significant contribution to the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Christy Fielding of the Xenia Community Schools - the 2016 Robert G. Babb Award winner, Linda Johannes of Bradstreet & Associates - Past-Chair of the Board, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.


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2016 - Barbara Zajbel Ambassador Award


Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Leaming

Purpose: To publicly recognize an individual, organization or business that is an advocate and champion of Xenia and has a history of promoting Xenia locally, regionally, nationally and/or internationally.

Pictured (left to right) - Alan Liming -  President/CEO of the Xenia Area Chamber, Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Leaming - the 2016 Barb Zajbel Xenia Ambassador Award winner, and Kraig Hagler - Chairman of the Board.

 


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