Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 honorees
Four local community members, including a nonprofit, a business, a woman leader and a chamber member, will be honored during the annual Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce awards luncheon next month.
On Oct. 10, Westmoreland Children First will be named nonprofit of the year, Blue Sky Sign Co., located in Greensburg, business of the year, Lisa Frederick will receive the ATHENA award and Jessica Urbanik will be named chamber member of the year.
Westmoreland Children First, located in Greensburg, is an advisory board of directors that works to assist the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau in caring for children and families in need. Officials from the nonprofit posted on their Facebook page expressing gratitude at the chamber’s support.
Lisa Frederick, president of Unity Printing in Unity Township, will be presented the ATHENA award, which is awarded to those who have achieved professional excellence, contributed to improving the quality of life in the community and actively assisted others in realizing their full leadership potential.
Frederick has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Saint Vincent College.
Jessica Urbanik, who was named chamber member of the year, is the director of community relations and education at SecondHalf Coach Wealth Management in Latrobe.
Urbanik has a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in radio and television from California University of Pennsylvania and master’s degree in corporate communications from Duquesne University.
This year’s event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, is themed after Stone Soup, a folk tale about hungry people and a creative stranger. According to the chamber’s website, each chamber member has different talents that help enhance life in Westmoreland County.
After the awards luncheon, officials will host the annual business meeting where newly elected board members will be named. An overview of the year’s accomplishments will be presented.
Registration, which must be completed by Sept. 30, can be done on the Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce’s website. Tickets for a table of eight cost $280, individual registration for chamber members cost $35 and individual registration for non-chamber members costs $50.
Megan Tomasic is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, [email protected] or via Twitter .