The Knox County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards ceremony was held January 7th at the Kenyon Athletic Center in Gambier, Ohio. Awards are presented to businesses and individuals for their achievements and contributions to the community. Traditions Engraving is honored to provide the awards for this ceremony since 2013. Congratulations to the recipients of these awards!

Front row award recipients are Michele Engelbach, The Ohio Eastern Star Home, Heart Award; Karen Buchwald Wright, Ariel Foundation, Quality of Life Award; Mark Ramser, Ohio Cumberland Gas, Lifetime Achievement Award; Kelly Brenneman, United Way of Knox County, Paul Slaughter Volunteer of the Year; and Lorraine Davis, Buckeye Stoves, Small Business of the Year.
Back row award recipients are Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D., Central Ohio Technical College, Business of the Year; Deb Kirk, Peoples Bank of Gambier, Judy Klavins Ambassador of the Year; Randy Canterbury, Knox Recycling, Environmental Sustainability Award; Kathy Greenich, Knox County Career Center, Investor in the Future Award; and Cindy Higgs, First-Knox National Bank, Women in Business Award. Photo courtesy of the Mount Vernon News.