IMLAY CITY — So who will be Imlay City's 2010 Citizen of the Year?
You can be among the first to know by attending the Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce's Dinner-Dance this Saturday, Dec. 4, at Country Side Banquet Center.
The annual Dinner-Dance begins with cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m., an awards program, silent auction, door prizes and live music from the Wayward Wind band.
2009 Citizen of the Year Kim Jorgensen with State Rep. Kevin Daley.
The highlights of the evening include the announcements of the 2010 Citizen of the Year Award and Merit Award winners and the presentation of the Outstanding Service Organization Award to the Imlay City Desert Angels.
While the "Citizen" and "Merit Award" winners will remain a secret until being announced, Chamber Director Kim Marrone noted that the Desert Angels will be represented by Sandie Smith and Louise Downs.
Tickets are $35 per person and are available at the Imlay City Hall, Chamber of Commerce office, Trendsetters Hair Salon (in the Kroger Plaza), and Tri- City Bank-Imlay City Branch.
While sales have been brisk, Marrone anticipates that some left-over tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
Country Side Banquet Center is located at 596 S. Cedar St. (Van Dyke), just north of the Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds.
For more information, call the chamber office at 810-724-1361.
Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.