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Hawaiian Luau Annual Awards Dinner & Gala ~ 2019

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Name: Hawaiian Luau Annual Awards Dinner & Gala ~ 2019
Date: November 22, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:

Online Registration is now closed... please call Linda at 610-379-5000 to reserve your seats!  Limited seats remain!!

ALOHA... Hang ten in your finest tropical-themed cocktail attire!

The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development will be hosting our Annual Dinner on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:30 PM at Blue Mountain Resort, Palmerton, PA.

This years' event will be a Luau Gala in Carbon County theme as we celebrate those businesses who continue to do great things in Carbon County and highlight and celebrate Carbon businesses, initiatives and individuals. We look forward to having you join us for entertainment, awards, and a reason to Celebrate the Success of Carbon County. 

Those interested in sponsoring and attending the event are invited to contact Alice Wanamaker at 610-379-5000 or .

The annual dinner is a time to honor those passionate, hardworking and driven professionals and business owners in Carbon County. Our businesses, professionals and volunteers are the heartbeat of this great county, and it is our privilege to take a night and celebrate local success stories.


2019 Annual Awards Honorees
Business of the Year ~ Joey B’s Bar & Restaurant – 638 Delaware Ave., Palmerton PA
Recognizes a business that has demonstrated achievement and innovation in management, workplace excellence and has committed to growing here in Carbon County.
Rookie Business of the Year ~ Jenny’s Sweets & More- 114 S. 1st Street, Lehighton PA
Recognizes a business that has demonstrated enthusiasm, community spirit and excellent customer service and has committed to growing here in Carbon County. Two years or less in business.
Tourism & Entertainment Business of the Year ~ No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum – 9 Dock St., Lansford PA
Honors a business that attracts guests and visitors to provide amusement, recreation, hospitality and/or culture. These businesses include: restaurants, theaters, bed & breakfasts, wineries, driving ranges and eco-tourism. 
Volunteer & Community Impact Project of the Year~ Shelly Lutz (Split Rock Golf Club annual Let’s Save The Dogs Golf Tournament for NEPA Pet Fund & Rescue, Carbon County Animal Shelter & Red Rock Rescue Inc. NE PA)
Outstanding individual dedicated to supporting CCEDC and other community organizations. 
Young Professional of the Year Award ~ Jessica Adamczyk (Heritage Hill Senior Community)
Highlights a Carbon County Young Professional highly involved in CCEDC events and community programs. 
Economic Development Project ~ D&L National Heritage Corridor, Carbon County & Jim Thorpe Borough
Outstanding economic development project designed to bring jobs and economic growth to Carbon County.
William H. Bayer Lifetime Achievement Award ~ James A. Wimmer, Esquire
This award is in honor of the late William H. Bayer for his dedication to the community.  To acknowledge his commitment to the community, the CCEDC presents this award each year to a CCEDC member that has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to our community. 
Ambassador Award ~ Dorrie Merluzzi

Thank you to our sponsors:


Sharps Compliance
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Mauch Chunk Trust
PPL Electric Utilities
St. Luke's University Health Network


Blue Mt. Resort
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union
Somersault Letterpress
Adams Outdoor Advertising
Joey B Bar & Restaurant 

Aloha Happy Hour:
Shawn Kresge Services 

Aloha Happy Hour Music Sponsor:
Exit 44 Band Sponsored by JumpSpark Creative Group, LLC.

Exclusive Print Sponsor:
EBC Printing

Andrea's Plumbing Heating, AC
Dave Figenshu Digital Media
Fisher Insurance Agency

Boulder View Tavern
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Carbon Engineering Inc.
Buckno Lisicky & Company
The Committee to Elect Doyle Heffley
Sudpro Cleaning
Soundbar Entertainment
Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank
The Chamber Health Marketplace

~ ~ MAHALO! 

Event Sponsors:
  • The Committee to Elect Doyle Heffley


Aloha Happy Hour Sponsor

Print Sponsor

Blue Mountain Resort
1660 Blue Mountain Drive
Palmerton PA 18071
Date/Time Information:
Friday, November 22, 2019
Aloha Happy Hour 5:30 PM
Dinner & Program 6:30 PM
Dancing & After party!!! 
Contact Information:
Marlyn Kissner
Single Ticket: $60
Couples Ticket: $100 

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