by Christine Bishop
People began to arrive at the Desmond Hotel for hors d'oeuvres, drinks and conversations with friends.
People sat in the banquet room readying to feast on the delicious buffet dinner and later hear the awards ceremony.
Emcee Nancy Briskie started the awards part of the program.
The Hall of Fame had two people share the honor: John Haley and Michael McCarthy
Frank Broderick presented the President’s Outstanding Service Awards to Ken Skinner and Cathy Sliwinski (Sandy Morley was absent).
Recipient Ken Skinner and Frank Broderick
Frank gave the President’s Appreciation Awards to four people on the Pace Setter staff for their significant contributions: Karli Taylor, Bill Hoffman, Dick Vincent and Brad Lewis:
Jon Rocco presented the “Extra Mile” Awards to Sally Drake and Mark Vermilyea who were present.
Jon Rocco then presented the Grand Prix Winner Awards to those who were in attendance.
And then the dancing began!