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Business Community Honored at Greater Binghamton Chamber's 54th Annual Dinner

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The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce held their 54th annual dinner and meeting Tuesday evening at the DoubleTree Hotel.

Nearly 500 community leaders, business owners, and elected officials attended the event.

Awards were given, and new officers and board members were installed.

The night was to celebrate the business community and all that the Chamber’s members have accomplished in the past year.

Adam Sabol of Key Branding Labs was awarded 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year, Kyle Nedlik of Stantec was awarded 2018 Young Professional of the Year, Fred Simmons of Safeguard Business Systems was awarded 2018 Distinguished Chamber Volunteer of the Year, and lastly, Mark Berghorn of Healthwear Rental, Inc. was awarded 2018 Small Business Personal of the Year.

“These people pour their lives into our community, whether it’s from donations to nonprofits, they’re employing our people, they’re working hard, they’re volunteers, they sit on boards. They are helping decide the future of this community and they literally give their time, their sweat, their tears into growing this community. It’s fun to celebrate them this evening.” - Jennifer Conway, President and CEO of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce

New Chairman Peter Newman was welcomed, and retiring chairman Joe Mirabito was honored.