Over 200 to attend Chamber’s Golden Leaf Gala on Oct. 22

Wittenberg students assist with "Deal or No Deal" event at 2009 Golden Leaf Gala

Wittenberg students assist with "Deal or No Deal" event at 2009 Golden Leaf Gala - CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE MORE FROM LAST YEAR

Third annual Golden Leaf Gala = elegance + fun + great prizes

Although the dress requirement is business casual, many people come decked out to the Golden Leaf Gala, a Chamber event presented for the second year by Foreman-Blair Pontiac Buick GMC Cadillac.  It really is a fun-filled night of great networking, great food, and great chances to win prizes.  I attended last year’s gala and had a great time.  There is still time to register and attend.  Don’t miss it.

The event is being held at the Champions Center.  The cocktails and networking will start at 6:00 PM and continue to 7:00 PM.  The food stations will open at 7:00 PM.  The Golden Leaf Award will be presented at 7:30, and following that, our version of “Deal or No Deal” begins.  One lucky attendee will battle the Security National “Banker” for a chance to win $10,000.  Last year, the contestant won $3000.  I had the chance to be the banker.  It was great.

Twenty-five other attendees will win over $4000 in prizes, including:

The food

The food stations will be featuring the following items:

  • beef tenderloin (carved), horsy sauce, honey mustard
  • chicken wellington, vegetable spring roll, sweet & sour sauce
  • smashed redskin potato bar (always popular)
  • cocktail meatballs, bruschetta
  • hummus with grilled pita wedges, blue corn tortilla chips, spinach & artichoke dip, antipasto platters
  • homemade rolls, croissants
  • assorted desserts

Who will be attending this year?

Over 200, including people from the following companies/organizations…

3G Graphic Solutions | the American Red Cross | Anytime Fitness | Assurant Specialty Property | Champion City Consulting | Clark State Community College | Clark, Shaefer, Hackett | Community Mercy Health Partners | Courtyard by Marriott | Eagle Tool & Machine | First Diversity Staffing | Foreman-Blair Buick GMC Pontiac Cadillac | Forest Glen Health Campus | Gillam Lawncare & Landscaping | Hauck Bros. Heating & Cooling | Ingle-Bachmann | James F. Peifer, Attorney | Jeff Wyler Springfield | Kapp Construction | KeyBank | Littleton & Rue | Merchants National Bank | OIC of Clark Co. | Pentaflex | Pratt Industries | Rocking Horse | Security National Bank | Sheehan Brothers Vending | Speedway SuperAmerica | Springboard Group | Springfield News-Sun | Taylor Applegate Hughes | The Cerium Group | The Higgins Group | The Turner Foundation | United Way | WesBanco

>> Chamber website for event

>> Photos from last year’s event

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