Rahal also serves as president of the IMRRC Governing Council. The awards and the honorees: The Community Spirit Award: Presented to a member of the Chamber (a business or an individual) that has demonstrated leadership and excellence in philanthropy.The Community Spirit Award winner also encourages civic initiatives, facilitates humanitarianism, and positively impacts the community.She also spent the summer of 2016 working in the Richard and Ronay Menschel Memorial Library at the George Eastman Museum assisting with archival and cataloging work.
--Dena Carrigan of the Chemung Canal Trust Company received the Community Spirit Award.
--Dan Bower of Hunt Engineers and the Watkins Brewery Vacation Rentals received the Leader in Business Award.
Left: Former Chamber chief Max Neal and Ken Wilson. “The Board of Trustees of the Watkins Glen Public Library is delighted to have Beth join us as Library Director," said Board President Judy Phillips.
"Her experience and enthusiasm will be a great addition to our facility.” Staff earned her Master of Library & Information Science from Drexel University in 2016.
"Marolyn has been pillar of the IMSA racing community for many, many years.
She was IMSA's most proficient and efficient registrar.
"We can tell stories about the good Brock Yates and about the bad-boy Brock Yates," Pamela Yates said.
The Saturday talk, sponsored in part by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 1 p.m. The talk also will be archived on the Center's You Tube channel.
“I am very excited to be the new Director at the Watkins Glen Public Library," Staff said in a prepared statement.
"I am extremely impressed with the library and thrilled to be able to be part of this wonderful community.
A new feature at this gala: Magician Doug Welch, performing strolling and table-side magic tricks and illusions.