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2018 - F.M. Torrence Award


Dow “Perk” Reichley

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, Dow "Perk" Reichley - the 2018 Torrence Award Winner Award Winner, and Ron Lewis - 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.

 


2017 - Russ Remick Retail-Service Industries Award


Greene County Public Library

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, Director Karl Colon, Deputy Director Elizabeth Cusack, and Innovation and Maker Space Manager Director Cara Kouse of the Greene County Public Library - the 2017 Russ Remick Retail-Service Industries Award Winner, and Ron Lewis - Chairman of the Board.

 


2017 - S.L. Stephan Award


Matthew Bennett

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, Matthew Bennett - the 2017 S.L. Stephan Award, and Ron Lewis - Chairman of the Board.


 


2017 - Robert G. Babb Award


Todd McManus

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, Todd McManus - the 2017 Robert G. Babb Award winner, Kraig Hagler - 2017 Chairman of the Board, and Ron Lewis - 2018 Chairman of the Board.

 


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2017 - Barbara Zajbel Ambassador Award


Jane Newton

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, Jane Newton - the 2017 Barbara Zajbel Ambassador Award winner, and Ron Lewis - 2018 Chairman of the Board.
 


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