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Chamber Awards Banquet Set for March 8th

The 62nd Annual Friona Chamber Awards Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Friona Community Center. You may purchase tickets for $25.00 at the Chamber Office located at 621 Main.

The Banquet will begin with a welcome, the Pledge of Allegiance led by Girl Scout troop 5171, and the Invocation. Attendees may start bidding on the Silent Auction items as the meal is being served and bids can be made until the end of the Live Auction. The menu is steak with all the trimmings.

After the meal, the Chamber Board of Directors will be introduced as well as other special guests. There will also be other introductions and acknowledgments. The Live Auction will begin and when it is concluded the Silent Auction will be closed.

Next up is a greeting from Mayor Ricky White and a performance from 2017 Miss Friona Brooklynne Johnston.

The Awards Ceremony is next which includes the announcement of the Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Students of the Year, Employee of the Year, Teacher of the Year, and the Citizen of the Year.

Door prizes, announcements, and recognition of the Silent Auction winners will round out the festivities.

Please help support the community by joining us for an entertaining evening. The dress will be cocktail attire. If you do not know what that means you will not be the only one so don’t worry about it.