Courtesy Photo                                Guests survey the many prizes available to the highest bidder in the Chamber of Commerce Nov. 18 gala.

Courtesy Photo Guests survey the many prizes available to the highest bidder in the Chamber of Commerce Nov. 18 gala.

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce raises $14,000 in ‘Evening at the Oscars’ gala

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:49pm
  • Business

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event, “A Night at the Oscars” on Friday, Nov. 18. More than 150 guests attended the red-carpet event.

The evening’s program featured several awards, including Business of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Lifetime member. Photographer Jeff Goble accepted a Lifetime Member award, presented by Chamber Board President Andy Glandon, who in turn, received the Volunteer of the Year Award. Business of the Year honors went to the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA.

Another special award at the formal occasion was the Best Dressed award, which went to Charlene Herman.

The evening also included a live auction, officiated by Gregory Malcolm. The event, a fundraiser for the Chamber, raised $14,000.


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Jeff Goble accepted the Lifetime member award during the gala. This year marked his 20th Chamber gala.                                Courtesy Photo

Jeff Goble accepted the Lifetime member award during the gala. This year marked his 20th Chamber gala. Courtesy Photo

Chamber Board Member Dave Eiffert, right, of the Snoqualmie Brewery and Tap House presented Board President Andy Glandon with the Volunteer of the Year award during the gala.                                Courtesy Photo

Chamber Board Member Dave Eiffert, right, of the Snoqualmie Brewery and Tap House presented Board President Andy Glandon with the Volunteer of the Year award during the gala. Courtesy Photo

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce raises $14,000 in ‘Evening at the Oscars’ gala

Chamber Board Member Dave Eiffert, right, of the Snoqualmie Brewery and Tap House presented Board President Andy Glandon with the Volunteer of the Year award during the gala. Courtesy Photo

Guests at the Chamber Gala included North Bend business owners Cindy and Jim Walker, with Shelley and Timothy Williams of Sno-Falls Credit Union.

Guests at the Chamber Gala included North Bend business owners Cindy and Jim Walker, with Shelley and Timothy Williams of Sno-Falls Credit Union.

Courtesy Photo                                Rob Wotton presents the Business of the Year award to Snoqualmie Ridge IGA representatives.

Courtesy Photo Rob Wotton presents the Business of the Year award to Snoqualmie Ridge IGA representatives.