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.