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Redbank Valley
Chamber of Commerce

309 Broad Street, Suite 2
New Bethlehem, PA. 16242
Phone: (814) 275-3929
Fax: (814) 275-4269
[email protected]

Dinner Reservation Form

Dinner Reservation deadline:
March 10, 2018.

Business-of-the-Year Nomination Form
Citizen-of-the-Year Nomination Form

Nomination deadline is
February 20, 2018.

Annual Membership Dinner

Annual-Membership-Dinner-Redbank-Valley-Chamber-of-CommerceDescription: Join us in celebrating the new year with a special awards dinner to honor our members. The evening includes a Chinese Auction, great food & fun for all!!

Dinner Menu: Buffet Style Dinner, catered by Zach’s, includes: Stuffed Chicken Breast or Roasted Pork Loin, Roasted Red Potatoes, Garlic Green Beans, Garden Salad, Dinner Roll and Dessert.

Date: Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Location: Hawthorn Fire Hall 3891 Main St. Hawthorn
Time: Social Time 5:00pm, Dinner 6:00pm, Awards 7:00pm w/ Music to follow
Phone: 814-275-3929
Contact: Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce
E-Mail: [email protected]
Reservation Fee: $25.00 Per Person and will include appetizer, dinner, dessert, and beverages (soda, water, tea, coffee, beer and wine).
Registration Form:  Save & Print RegistrationForm.pdf

*New for 2018* A Bid Auction will take place immediately after the awards are presented. Businesses are urged to donate items and may contact Redbank Valley Subway to do so. Part of the proceeds from the auction are to benefit the Downtown Planter project.


Sponsored by the Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Those making nominations should explain in writing why, in their opinion, the nominee of either award should receive the award. Any member of the community is welcomed to make a nomination. Neither those nominating nor those nominated need to be members of the Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce. Nominations should be sent to the Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce, Award Nominations, 309 Broad Street, Suite 2, New Bethlehem, PA 16242. Winners will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner.

The award is designed to honor an individual for their community involvement as a volunteer, employer or employee in the Redbank Valley area during the previous year or years. Nominees will be judged on their individual contributions to the quality of life and growth of the Redbank Valley either as to recent accomplishments or service to the community. The award is open to anyone who lives or works in the Redbank Valley area.

Those nominated for the Business of the Year award should be in good standing with the chamber for at least one year, and show community involvement such as time donated for community projects. Sponsorships and contributions of financial resources or facilities, labor and equipment will also be considered. Nominees will be judged on their business’ individual contributions to the quality of life and growth of the Redbank Valley either as to recent accomplishments or for many years of service to the community.


2017 Edward Goth
2016 Judy Williams 2001 Jackie Quinn
2015 Dianna Brothers 2000 Susan Huber
2014 Bill Wills 1999 Thomas Seidle
2013 Julie Evans 1998 Mark Wyant
2012 Tim Murray 1997 Joseph Shaw
2011 Ben & Mary Lou Shindledecker 1996 Community Award
2010 Joe Harmon 1995 Ann Kopnisky
2009 Judy Hetrick 1994 William George
2008 Keith & Toni Stahlman 1993 Vince Dougherty
2007 Amanda Coon 1992 John Milliren
2006 Sandy Mateer 1991 Ed McLafferty
2005 Harry Kehr 1990 Norma Reichard
2004 Gene Hoak 1989 Jim Merwin
2003 Bruce Young 1988 Florence Traister
2002 Ryan Wells 1987 Darl Hetrick
1986 Randy Stahlman
2017 Char-Val Candies
2016 Brick House Bed and Breakfast 2001 N.B. Library
2015 Valley Advantages 2000 N.B. Civic Club
2014 A-Plus Sunoco 1999 C.C. Fair Association
2013 J.M. Smuckers 1998 Redbank Valley Subway
2012 C.P. Leach Agency 1997 Leader Vindicator
2011 Gumtown Garage 1996 Community Award
2010 Edgewood Heights 1995 N.B. Moose Lodge 366
2009 Reddinger Electric 1994 H.B. DeViney
2008 Little Bird Preschool 1993 American Legion Post 354
2007 Shirey Overhead Doors 1992 R.V. Church Association
2006 Drake Mortgage 1991 N.B. Lions Club
2005 Redbank Chevy 1990 R.V. Jaycees
2004 Dougherty Real Estate 1989 N.B. Bank
2003 S & T Bank 1988 Christmas Village Committee
2002 Food Pantry 1987 Valley Thrift Shop
1986 R.V. Ambulance Company
Lifetime Achievement: Good Neighbor:
2017 Rev. John Phillips 2017 Mary Benton
2016 Marl V. Nolf 2015 Charlie Wyant
2015 W. Patrick Conners 2013 R.V. Community Center
2013 Charles P. Leach Jr. 2012 R.V. Trails Association
2011 Benjamin Kundick 2010 Reichard Family
2010 Jack Milliren 2009 American Legion Post #354
2009 Edward McLafferty 2008 R.V. Municipal Authority
2008 Arnold Dinger 1990 N.B., Hawthorn, Distant Fire Companies
1988 John Brooks & Diana Crissman


Debz Twisted Sizzors State Rep. Donna Oberlander
The Leader Vindicator American Legion
Brick House Bed & Breakfast Valley Advantages
 Clarion County Fair  Shirey Overhead Doors
 Clarion County Community Bank  Hoak Insurance Services
 J.M. Smuckers  Peanut Butter Festival
 Redbank Valley Subway  WRC Senior Services
 TechReady Professionals  J.M. Smuckers
 Down Right Primitives  S&T Bank
 The Jewelry Shop  Charles Leach
 Snug Harbour Restaurant  First United National Bank

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