The Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation is organizing and hosting the 14th Annual Cherokee County Recognition Banquet on Saturday, March 14th at Western Iowa Tech Community College, Cherokee Campus, Convention Center. The evening begins with a social hour at 5:30 PM. We encourage everyone to attend this part of the evening as it affords the opportunity to reconnect with friends from throughout the County and also gives you the opportunity to meet new business owners and talk with those that have announced business expansion plans. What a great time to network and learn about your neighbors. During this social time we are very fortunate to be entertained by Jim Davis, Charlie Liessler and Randy Martin from the "Tribute to Crosby, Stills and Nash".
The buffet line will begin at 6:30 PM. While dinner is finishing up everyone will be able to view a very riveting clip from the internet that will shock and amaze you. The program will begin at 7:00PM.
Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation will kick off the recognition part of the banquet by presenting certificates to new businesses, remodels, expansions, moves and changes in ownership of businesses. The following organizations will be recognizing businesses or individuals for their commitment to Cherokee County and their community: Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, Aurelia Economic Development Corporation, City of Cleghorn, Cherokee Industrial Corporation, City of Quimby, Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Business and Professional Women, City of Washta, Marcus for Progress, Cherokee County Farm Bureau, and the City of Cherokee.
Our featured speaker for this year is a renowned entertainer how travels the United States and beyond to spread her gift of laughter and optimism. T. Marni Vos will make you laugh and cry at the same time. You may tune in on March 5th to the Cherokee Connection to hear give you a little preview of what you will enjoy when you come to the banquet.
Tickets may be purchased at the offices of: Aurelia City Hall, Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Marcus for Progress and Cherokee Area Economic Development. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 712-225-5739 or stop by our office at 418 W. Cedar St., Cherokee. We hope to see you at the banquet.