Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce to honor Dave Shea as Citizen of the Year Nov. 2
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 6:25 am

OGDENSBURG -- The annual Ogdensburg Greater Chamber of Commerce dinner will take place at Gran-View Restaurant Friday, Nov. 2. The Chamber will honor Dave Shea as Citizen of the Year, Carlisle, Carrothers & Clough, PC, with the Outstanding Community Service Award, and Jill and Sean O’Brien with the Business Improvement Award at the dinner.

Cocktails and a silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $38 each with your entrée choice of prime rib, roasted stuffed chicken, or broiled seafood platter. A vegetarian meal is available upon request.

Dinner will include Gran-View’s salad, soup and relish tray with rolls, and dessert. Each guest will receive a ticket for $1 off a drink of their choice. A silent auction and a live auction will take place after dinner.

The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce will honor Dave Shea as its 2012 Citizen of the Year. Since the early 1970s, Dave Shea has dedicated himself to the community. His work as Sports Editor for the Ogdensburg Journal has enabled him to follow his heart and focus on local youth. To Dave it is not so much about the game as the experience and what these young athletes take away from it. Dave finds the positive and highlights it for his readers.

The law firm of Carlisle, Carrothers & Clough, PC has been selected to receive the 2012 Outstanding Community Service Award. Carlisle, Carrothers & Clough PC, with Preston Carlisle at its helm, has been part of the fabric of Ogdensburg for many decades. They have given generously of their time and money to help improve the quality of life for so many people in the greater Ogdensburg Area. With free legal advice, leadership on committees or a boards of directors and monetary donations, the law firm has helped many charities over the years.

Jill and Sean O’Brien, owners of Ogdensburg Dance Studio and Salon 1020 have been selected to receive the Business Improvement Award for 2012. The O’Briens have renovated 1020 Ford Street into a multi-service salon and a multi-age dance studio. Along with renovating the interior to accommodate two businesses, they have also made major improvements to the exterior by adding new windows, doors, siding, landscaping and a new parking area.

Call the Chamber office to make your reservation at 393-3620 or email Sandy Porter at chamber@gisco.net.