SAEGERTOWN — The area's young emerging leaders as well as area businesses were honored during the Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce's 2019 annual dinner at Pampered Palate Catering & Conference Center in Saegertown.
Dave Astry of Bush Investment Group received the chamber’s Male Emerging Leader Award. Other nominees for the award were Nick Ozorak of Acutec Precision Aerospace Inc., Aaron Rekich of Meadville Area Recreation Complex and Josh Sherretts of Bull Moose Progressive Marketing.
Victoria Soff of Bethesda Lutheran Services received the chamber’s Female Emerging Leader Award. Other nominees for the award were Marissa Hilson of ONE Federal Credit Union and Rachel Verno of Acutec Precision Aerospace Inc.
Marie Feltz, current president of the chamber's board of directors, and owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Meadville, was honored as the Chamber Ambassador of the Year.
Blossoms & Blooms Boutique was honored with the chamber’s New Business of the Year. Other nominees were Bull Moose Progressive Marketing and The Woolen Mill.
WMVL-FM, Cool 101.7, earned the chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award. Other nominees were Confections of a Cake Lover and Glenn Peterson Floors & Furniture.
Marquette Savings Bank earned the chamber’s Mid-Size Business of the Year Award. Other nominees were Hagan Business Machines of Meadville Inc. and Meadville Area Ambulance Service.
French Creek Valley Conservancy was awarded the chamber’s Small Non-Profit of the Year Award. Other nominees were Crawford Central Community Foundation and Crawford County Historical Society.
Bethesda Foundation for Children earned the chamber’s Large Non-Profit of the Year Award. Other nominees were Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania, Northwest Region and Meadville Family YMCA.