The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance hosted its sixth annual dinner meeting earlier this week.
Tice Construction, Inc. and Tice Enterprises, Inc. received the 2011 Business of the Year award, Ridgemont High School FFA Chapter, Stephanie Jolliff, Advisor was awarded the 2011 Community Service Award, and Pastor Jason Manns was named 2011 Citizen of the Year.
Tice Construction, Inc. and Tice Enterprises, Inc. received the 2011 Business of the Year for their commitment to the Hardin County Community. Mark Tice accepted the award on behalf of the company. In 2010, they partnered with the City of Kenton to receive a Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund Grant to clean up the former King Ohio Forge or Broderick Building property in Kenton.
Ridgemont High School FFA Chapter and Stephanie Jolliff, Advisor were awarded the 2011 Community Service Award for their many hours of community service, dedication to helping others, and improving our community. Over the last couple of years, this group has created some programs, which have gained national recognition. The combination of the efforts of the students and their advisor, has earned them #1 Chapter in the nation for Model of Innovation twice.
Pastor Jason Manns is the recipient of the 2011 Citizen of the Year for his outstanding contributions and achievements which have made Hardin County better. He is active with many organizations, the youth of Hardin County and the driving force behind the opening of New Hope Ministry Park, an emergency homeless shelter for men, women and families. He is dedicated to making sure the needs of Hardin County’s residents are met individually as well as spiritually.
Over 200 attended the event at Ohio Northern University’s McIntosh Center.
Sponsors for the evening include: Hardin County Council on Aging – Coordinated Transportation Project, Liberty National Bank, Ohio Northern University, and Quest Federal Credit Union.
Officers were approved at the annual meeting were the 2012 officers and Board of Directors.