Clearfield Chamber Holds Annual Banquet

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards banquet and has announced the award recipients.

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Shining Star Award

Nominees: CBT Bank, a division of Riverview; Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre Inc. (CAST); and Neeper’s Sweet Treats

Winner: CAST Inc.

CAST Inc. was chosen based upon the physical improvements made to its existing building over the past year, as well upon how it continues to add value to the community.

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Small Business of the Year Award 

Nominees: Clearfield County Recreation and Tourism Authority (CCRTA); Thompson & Buck; and Knickerbocker Villa

Winner: Thompson & Buck

Thompson & Buck employs less than 50 people. It has been in business for at least five years and supports the Clearfield Chamber and the community.

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Major Employer of the Year Award 

Nominees: Pennsylvania Grain Processing (PGP), TMP/Tafco, CBT Bank, a division of Riverview; and Appalachian Wood Products

Winner: TMP/Tafco

TMP/Tafco employs more than 50 people. It has been in business at least 10 years and supports the Clearfield Chamber and the community.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 

Nominees: Martha Tylwalk and C. Alan Walker

Winners: Martha Tylwalk and C. Alan Walker

Both are exceptional individuals with accomplishments that include community involvement and public service over an entire lifetime.

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Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award 

Nominees: Tim Winters; Tommy Sankey; and Jack Woolridge

Winner: Jack Woolridge

Woolridge is an individual whose accomplishments place them above their peers. He is community-minded and does not seek recognition. Woolridge’s major accomplishments have also come within the past two years.

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Director’s Choice Award

Winners: Dana Timko and Ryan Sayers

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