MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- What better way to celebrate superlative services than with a super hero-themed banquet.
The Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 54th annual community awards banquet on March 8.
Dressing in costume is encouraged. There will be a photo booth.
Tickets are $45 and available until 5 p.m. on March 1. They include one beverage, appetizers, dinner, and dessert.
Retail Services: Independence Cinema, Petals & Vines Flowers and Gifts, Les Schwab Tires
Non-Profit/ Organization: The Thoughts & Gifts Project, Mon/Indy Food Project, Polk County Fire District No. 1
Food & Beverage Services: Arena Sports Bar & Grill, Brew Coffee & Taphouse, San Antonio
Personal Services: Curves, Superior Cuts, Haugen’s Galleri Portrait Studio, Ash Creek Animal Clinic
Professional Services: Young Realty, MINET, Indy Commons
Financial Services: Maps Credit Union, Washington Federal, Umpqua Bank
First Citizen: Jan Burk, Mona Hinds
Distinguished Service: Cec Koontz, Darrell Tallan, Scott McClure
Educator of the Year: Elizabeth Armstrong, Marcella Stepp Rodarte
Education Support Staff of the Year: Annie Hensley. Denise Gatherum
Junior Citizen: Antonio Martinez, McKyla Jackson
When: 5:30 p.m. social hour; 6:30 program on March 8.
Where: Western Oregon University, Pacific Room, Werner University Center.
Tickets: $45 at micc-or.org.