Officials and business owners gathered to honor several Noble County residents and organizations at Thursday night's Chamber of Commerce Dinner.
Noble County native Sherri Archer was post-humously honored with the Joyce M. Davis Memorial Award. Sherri, who succumbed to leukemia in July 2012, served her community as a registered nurse, through her work at the Archwood Family Restaurant in Caldwell, and with her dedication to supporting area children in need in various ways. Sherri's husband, Sherman, and children Sheldon and Sheridan (pictured) accepted the award, in her memory.
Shenandoah Elementary school teacher Marcy Murphy was honored as Educator of the Year. Farmers & Merchants Bank received the Business of the Year award, while the Noble County Community Foundation received the Organization of the Year award.
Caldwell High School graduate Morgan Massaro and Shenandoah High School graduate Etta Ray received Noble County Community Foundation Scholarships, to further their ongoing education.
Chairman Terry Rataiczak outlined the prosperous and exciting year that the Chamber has experienced, and thanked area business owners and organizations for all their contributions. Executive Director Jill McCartney invited anyone interested to join the 104 members in the Chamber.