by: Janet Ellis
The 70th Annual Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Black Tie Gala was held Friday night at the Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa and Conference Center.
Over 700 were in attendance to see video presentations along with remarks from outgoing Chamber Chairman of the Board Craig Westcott and incoming Chairman Tim Scott.
A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Annual Awards. This year’s winners included:
Branson Christmas Coalition Leadership Award: Silver Dollar City
Care for Kids Award: Stoney Hayes, Boys and Girls Club of the Ozarks
Community Spirit Award: Roxsanne Amundsen
Ambassador Award: Doug and Carol Fuller
Beautification Award: The Good Shepherd Motel
Pioneer Award: Cy Murray
Mary Award: June Ward, Master Candy Maker at Silver Dollar City
The awards were emceed by Jeff Seifried, President/CEO of the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau with special music provided by The Petersens.