On Friday, April 21, the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner and awards night at the American Legion in Newberry featuring a 1920s theme. The event also celebrated several businesses and individuals for their contributions to the community.
The following received awards from the chamber:
Employer of the Year – Jim and Jan Goldthorpe of Quality Inn and Suites
Student Citizen of the Year – Newberry High School senior Lola Depew
Citizen of the Year – Elizabeth Magnuson
Friend of the Chamber – Allan and Kathleen VanSloten from Northern Sand and Gravel
Business of the Year – Andy’s Seney Bar.