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Date(s) - January 27, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center


You are cordially invited to the 2021 Annual Dinner & 50th Anniversary Gala.

Take a walk down the red carpet and memory lane as the Athens Area Chamber celebrates its 50th anniversary and recognizes Chamber member businesses and individuals who have made an impact in 2021. Enjoy a night of networking with fellow Chamber members, a formal dinner, the annual meeting and awards, and a champagne toast to celebrate the Chamber’s 50th anniversary. Guests are welcome to join in the celebration!

Awards presented to a Chamber member or business include Distinguished Service Award, Holzaepfel Economic Growth Award, Jon Sparhawk Small Business Award, Young Professional of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Community Support Award. For more information on the Chamber’s annual awards, visit www.athenschamber.com/awards.


Moments from the 2021 Annual Dinner Meeting & 50th Anniversary Gala

Our 2021 Annual Award Winners: The Athens Farmers Market (Holzaepfel Economic Impact); Susan Barga (Community Support); Bagel Street Deli (Small Business of the Year); Jessica Thomas (Distinguished Service); and Emily Latta (Young Professional of the Year)
Ambassador of the Year Award winner Angela Carter.
Susan Barga, Community Support Award Winner
Sponsor gifts, designed and created for the Athens Area Chamber by Red Tail Design.
Platinum Sponsor Peoples Bank
Gold Sponsor Susan Barga (left) with Chamber Board member Andrea Lewis.
Gold Sponsor Airclaws
Gold Sponsor, The Ohio University Innovation Center
Silver Sponsor Fairfield Inn/Hampton Inn
Silver Sponsor Mathews Insurance
Outgoing board member Natalie Tevis being recognized for her service with board member Andrea Lewis.



Thank you to the following sponsors of the 2021 Annual Dinner and 50th Anniversary Gala


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Mathews Insurance OSU South Center MEP LogoMerchant's National Bank Logo








  • Goodwill
  • OhioMeanJobs – Athens County


Table Centerpiece

  • Kindred Market
  • Fairfield Inn
  • L’Heureux Properties
  • Passion Works
  • OhioHealth
  • Ohio University Inn
  • United Seniors
  • We Welcome