Grindstone Award Banquet

Grindstone Award Banquet

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The Aviator Event Center & Pub

20920 Brookpark Road

Cleveland, OH 44135

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Join us for the annual Grindstone Award banquet to celebrate outstanding members of the community!

About this event

Please join us for the 54th Annual Grindstone Award Banquet to be held on Thursday, September 15 at 6:00pm at The Aviator Event Center. The banquet will honor the Grindstone, Courtesy, Rising Star, Legacy, and Future Leader Award recipients.

The Grindstone Award is presented to a citizen who has dedicated extraordinary time, effort, and voluntary service toward programs, causes and organizations that make Berea a better place to live.

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2022 Grindstone Award!

Dennis Kushlak

The Courtesy Award is presented to employees who work for organizations in the city of Berea that have gone above and beyond in their line of work to serve their customers and general public.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Courtesy Awards!

  • Fred Abraham - Generations Senior Living of Berea 
  • Julie DiFrancesco - Berea-Midpark High School
  • Jo-Anne Paciotti - Giant Eagle
  • Allen Scott - Berea Fire Department
  • Katie Street - Berea-Midpark High School

The Rising Star Award is presented to a business owner who has started their business in the last five years and has already made a significant and positive impact on the community.

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2022 Rising Star Award!

Palm Wellness LLC

The Legacy Award is presented to a long-standing Berea business who has made a significant and positive impact on the community as a whole.

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2022 Legacy Award!

Southwest General Health Center

The Future Leader Award is new in 2022 and is presented to high school or college students who are excelling in both their areas of study as well as in their service to the greater community. We are excited to recognize them as the future leaders of our region.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Future Leader Awards!

  • Lily Henry
  • Rose Henry
  • Tom Henry
  • Andy Scott

The banquet will feature a plated dinner. Each meal will contain two different proteins. Individual meal selections are not needed as each guest will receive the same meal unless there is as food allergy or dietary restriction.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online or by mailing a check along with the names and any dietary restrictions of guests to the Berea Chamber of Commerce at PO Box 774, Berea, OH 44017.

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