2019 B-U Chamber of Commerce annual dinner award winners

B-U Chamber honors 2018 citizens, businesses

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce on Thursday hosted its annual dinner, recognizing the businesses, individuals and organizations that better the Buckhannon-Upshur community.

My Buckhannon would like to congratulate the following 2018 winners: the Upshur Cooperative Parish House and Crosslines, Organization of the Year; Micrologic, Inc., Business of the Year; city finance and administrative director Amberle Jenkins, Business Woman of the Year; W.Va. Wesleyan College vice president for advancement Bob Skinner, Business Man of the Year; and Tappan Squires (posthumously), Citizen of the Year.

Pictured above, from left, are Emiel Butcher with Micrologic; Alicia Randolph Rapking, Sarah Carr, Kristi Wilkerson and Marvin Carr with the Upshur Cooperative Parish/Crosslines; Skinner; Jenkins; and Duwane Squires, who received the Citizen of the Year Award on behalf of his wife, Tappan.

See My Buckhannon’s site tomorrow for the full story on Thursday evening’s dinner.

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