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News Release: The Event 10/23/2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     OCTOBER 23, 2023
The Amherst Chamber of Commerce honors six award recipients who have excelled through 2023.
DEPEW, NY – Amherst Chamber of Commerce President/CEO A.J. Baynes joins Chamber members and local leaders TONIGHT, MONDAY OCTOBER 25TH at, SALVATORE'S ITALIAN GARDEN 6461 TRANSIT ROAD DEPEW, NY 14043, to recognize several business award winners starting at 5:30pm, awards presented at 6:15 pm.
"We are thrilled to honor this incredible group tonight who have demonstrated tirelessly their dedication to making Western New York a better place, says Baynes. "Our recipients are a reflection of the region of the reach of our chamber membership, which spans over 75 zip codes."
Award Recipients include the following:
Business of the Year: Gilbane Building Company
Commitment to Excellence: Buffalo AKG Art Museum
Stewardship Award: Goodwill of WNY
Family-Owned Business Award: Lawley
Woman of Distinction: Jody Briandi, Hurwitz Fine P.C.
Chairman’s Award: Spectrum Reach
Doors open at 5:30pm, and there will be over 450 business and community leaders on hand present to honor our award winners as well as several elected officials.  
Elected officials confirmed to be on hand: New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt, New York State Senator Timothy Kennedy, New York State Senator Sean Ryan, New York State Assemblywoman Karen McMahon, City Councilmember Joel Feroleto, members of the Erie County Legislature.         
Amherst Chamber of Commerce
The Amherst Chamber of Commerce's mission is to nurture a solid economic base in the Buffalo Niagara Region, thereby making it possible for members of the community to grow and prosper. In addition, the Chamber seeks to maintain a high quality of life and promote a sound public policy for the region. With a membership exceeding 1,000, spanning 79 unique zip codes from Buffalo to Rochester, we are committed to partnering with our members to provide ownership in developing marketing-driven programs and services.
A.J. Baynes        

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