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Northern Kentucky Chamber to honor community service, volunteerism at annual dinner Sept. 15

On Thursday, September 15th the Northern Kentucky Chamber will recognize individuals who have shown exceptional community service and chamber volunteerism at the 2016 Annual Dinner presented by Fifth Third Bank.

The Walter R. Dunlevy/Frontiersman award, sponsored by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., recognizes individuals who have a life long history of outstanding service to the Northern Kentucky community, exhibit outstanding service to their profession or industry and exemplify the highest standards of personal integrity and family responsibility.

Dan Groneck

Dan Groneck

This year’s recipient is Dan Groneck. Groneck is the Northern Kentucky President of U.S. Bank.

The Walter L. Pieschel award, sponsored by Chick-fil-A, is named after the Chamber’s first volunteer leader and is given to an individual who exemplifies outstanding service to the Chamber.

This year’s recipient is Tom Tilmes. Tilmes is Vice President at Republic Bank.

The Unity Award, sponsored by PNC Bank, is presented to an individual or individuals who have shown leadership in seeking regional solutions to Northern Kentucky’s challenges.

This year’s recipient is the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.

The Northern Kentucky Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation will award the Devou Cup. The Devou Cup was created to honor the generosity of individuals who have made a profound difference in the quality of community life in Northern Kentucky. 

Will Ziegler

Will Ziegler

Wilbert L. Ziegler will be honored with this year’s Cup. Ziegler is President and Senior Member of the law firm Ziegler & Schneider, P.S.C., and President and CEO of The R.C. Durr Foundation.

Skyward will present the first annual Skyward Salutes Award. This award recognizes an individual or organization committed to the successful execution of the myNKY plan.

This year’s honoree is FUSIONWRX, the strategic marketing division of Flottman Printing.

The 2016 Annual Dinner will be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. The dinner and program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The cost to attend is $95 per person. Corporate tables of 10 are available. The attire is business. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (859) 426-3652 or online at www.nkychamber.com/events

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