SIKESTON -- In just a few weeks, the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce will showcase just how fabulous the area is.
The 61st annual awards banquet, "Welcome to Fabulous Sikeston/Miner Missouri has a Vegas theme. And organizers are betting that it will be one of the best yet.
"The theme, I think, is really fitting, because Vegas is all about winners and we are celebrating the winners in our community," said Missy Marshall, executive director of the Chamber.
Invitations have been mailed for the banquet, planned to begin at 6:30 p.m. May 18 at the Sikeston Field House. Dinner, catered by Ray's of Kelso, is $35 per person or $200 for a table of six.
Ten awards will be given to "the best of the best" in the community. These awards are: SACC Member of the Year, Educator of the Year, Civic Group of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Jaycee Distinguished Service, Community Volunteer of the Year, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and Citizen of the Year.
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