First Citizen Awards Banquet

72nd Annual First Citizen Awards Banquet

Thank you to the more than 500 community members and guests who joined us for the 72nd Annual First Citizen Awards Banquet at the Salem Convention Center at April 8, 2023. We hope you join us again next year as we celebrate servant leadership in our community.

See below for a list of the 2023 honorees, our Facebook photo gallery, and the video recording of the event.

2023 Honorees

Click the honoree names below to learn more about them.

Distinguished Service – Jim Vu and Oni Marchbanks
Outstanding Young Professional – Josh Kay and Collin Box
Legacy of Leadership – Peter Courtney
Salem First Citizen – Chane Griggs

Photo Gallery


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The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce thanks all of our sponsors for their support and partnership in bringing you the First Citizen Awards Banquet. Your commitment and generosity make this event outstanding.

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