WALDO — Members of the Morrow County Chamber of Commerce took part in a colorful annual dinner and awards program Thursday night at The Barn at All Occasions.
Color Our County Inside Out was the theme. Caricature artist Joe Judkins drew sketches of members, who also did a coloring exercise prior to dinner.
Award winners, with length of membership:
Community Bookeeping LLC, Garden & Gifts, Morrow County Dental, Plan4Land LLC, Premier Boarding Kennel, 5 years.
Grill and Chill, Memory Lane Bed & Breakfast, Sacred Hearts Council 14671, 10 years.
D&J House Doctors/DJ Bug Away, LLC, No Limits Outreach Center & Food Pantry, 15 years.
Handlebar Ranch, 20 years.
Century 21 Realty/Gold Standard, Iberia Earthworm Construction, Levering & Levering Construction, Maple Run Veterinary Clinic, Southeast Healthcare Services, Inc., Woodside Village Care Center, 40 years.
First Federal Bank of Ohio, United Way of Morrow County, 45 years.
Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery, Pioneer Career & Technology Center, 50 years.
KE WAPA Sales Inc., Morrow County Board of DD, Morrow Manor Nursing Center, 60 years.
Peacock Water, 65 years.
Lutheran Memorial Camp, 70 years.
Morrow County Farm Bureau, 85 years.
Mount Gilead Public Library, 110 years.
Cardington-Lincoln Public Library, 165 years.
Morrow County Sentinel, Morrow County Sheriff’s Office, 170 years.
Board President LeAnne Gompf said the chamber is stronger financially with membership growing. She thanked members for participating in the chamber’s events throughout the year.
A silent auction was held.
The annual Christmas Parade will be held in downtown Mount Gilead at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. Light The Night With Musical Madness is the theme.