MARIETTA — Ticket gross sales are underway for the 106th Annual Dinner of the Marietta Space Chamber of Commerce.
The occasion options the presentation of awards and a keynote deal with by Wally Kandel, an govt at Solvay and a founding father of Shale Crescent USA, a gaggle selling improvement of the Marcellus and Utica shales.
The dinner can be held Aug. 9 on the Dyson-Baudo Recreation Heart at Marietta Faculty, beginning with social hour at 5 p.m., dinner seating at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and this system starting at 7 p.m. The dinner is catered by Parkhurst Catering.
Tickets are $50 for chamber members and $60 for non-members. Tickets embrace admission, social hour, a three-course meal, group awards presentation and this system.
Reservations are required and might be made by calling the chamber at 740-373-5176 or emailing email@example.com. Reservations may also be made on the chamber’s web site www.mariettachamber.com.
The earlier tickets are bought, the nearer the customer can be seated to the speaker, Kelsy Eaton, president and CEO of the chamber, mentioned.
Whereas there may be nonetheless scheduling uncertainty due to the pandemic, the chamber was in search of an area focus for this yr’s dinner speaker, Eaton mentioned. A change within the format of the dinner was additionally thought-about, she mentioned.
“We felt Wally was a good selection for that,” Eaton mentioned.
Final yr’s dinner was held in March shortly earlier than the state issued restrictions on public assemblies due to the pandemic.
The dimensions of this yr’s dinner would be the similar as years previous, Eaton mentioned.
Kandel, who will bid farewell to the Mid-Ohio Valley, will current the message Successes and Classes from Servant Management on 4 Continents.
Kandel, a member of the native enterprise group for over 30 years within the coronary heart of the area’s petrochemical and oil and gasoline industries, is a 1987 graduate of the Marietta Faculty Petroleum Engineering program. He has held a number of discipline and administration positions for Chevron, Chevron Phillips and Solvay, working in 4 continents.
For the final 14 years, Kandel was the senior vice chairman and Marietta web site supervisor of Solvay Specialty Polymers and was named the North American Director of Solvay Group Engineering and Building.
He obtained the Gabe Zide Citizen of the 12 months Award from the chamber on the 2019 dinner for his work on financial development, his service to the group as a member of Rotary and his lively service within the church, and was the chamber 2012 Enterprise Chief of the 12 months.
Following dinner, the recipients of the Washington County Council of Cooperative Agricultural Award, the Zonta Elizabeth L. Hadler Girl of the 12 months Award, the Gabe Zide Citizen of the 12 months Award and the Marietta Space Chamber of Commerce Enterprise Chief of the 12 months Award can be introduced.
Nominations are being reviewed and can be decided quickly, Eaton mentioned. The recipients can be stored secret till the dinner, she mentioned.
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