The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce annual Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet and Auction will be held Saturday, March 16, at the Sunnyside Community Center.
The event will start at 5 p.m. with the no-host social and silent auction. At 6:30 p.m. a buffet dinner will be served.
Tickets for the event are $30 per person or $200 for a table of eight and will go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce office (451 S. 6th St.).
Awards will be handed out to outstanding people in 10 categories: senior citizen (65+), health care person, educator, agri-business person, youth, volunteer, public official/employee, business person, community beautification and new business.
Nominations for the awards will be accepted at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce office until 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 837-5939 or 800-457-8089.
The community of Grandview will hold its own awards banquet on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Tickets are available for $20 a person at the customer service counter at Grandview Safeway or can be purchased from Cookie Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org. The banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center.