On Saturday, April 8, 2023, more than 500 members of the Salem community joined together in celebration of servant leadership at the Salem Convention Center for the 72nd Annual First Citizen Awards Banquet.

The sold-out event recognized and honored six deserving individuals for their work in the Salem community:

Salem First Citizen – Chane Griggs

Distinguished Service Award – Jim Vu and Oni Marchbanks

Outstanding Young Professional – Collin Box and Joshua Kay

Legacy of Leadership Award – Peter Courtney

The Salem Chamber thanks the First Citizen Awards Banquet Nomination and Event Committees, the Manny Martinez Jazz Quartet for providing the evening’s live music, and the event’s emcee, Barry Nelson of Capital Financial Planners.

The Chamber also recognizes all of its 2023 First Citizen sponsors for helping us continue this proud and important tradition this year:

Presenting Sponsors: Mountain West Investment Corporation and Pioneer Trust Bank

Gold Sponsors: Allied Video Productions, Dick & Gayle Withnell, Dr. Bud Pierce, PGE, Saalfeld Griggs PC, and Northwest Natural

Wine Sponsor: Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
Printing & Mailing Sponsor: Select Impressions
Photography Sponsor: Zak Stone Photography
Signage Sponsor: FASTSIGNS
Floral Sponsor: Roth’s Fresh Markets

Silver Sponsors: Aldrich CPAs + Advisors; AmeriTitle; Capitol Auto Group; Fidelity National Title; First American Title Insurance Company; First Commercial Real Estate; HomeSmart Realty Group; Huggins Insurance Services; Landmark Professional Mortgage Company; PacWest Lobby Group; Rich Duncan Construction, Inc; Summit Wealth Management; Sunco Homes & Remodeling; VIP’s Industries; and Willamette Valley Bank

Bronze Sponsor: Ticor Title

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