Chamber honors community leaders

Seven business and community leaders were honored at the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Walk of Fame dinner Thursday night.

Twenty-one nominees were up for the awards at the ceremony, which was conducted at Adaggio’s Banquet Hall.

The annual event included a silent auction, dinner and a live auction led by local auctioneer Wayne Addison.

The nominees and winners, listed in bold, include:

Businesswoman of the year

Georgia Knotek, Knotek Dental Office

Tammy McKnight, Red Banana

Nancy Davis, Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation

Businessman of the Year

Nick Fiano, Fiano Landscapes

Fritz Fentz, ServiceMaster by Fentz

John Senger, Daily Reporter

Community Hero Award

Bob Wortman, J.R. Wortman/Cancer Center/Hancock Regional Hospital

Dave Gray, Hancock County Public Library

Deby Low, Forty Financial/Meals on Wheels/Hope House/Rotary Club

Nonprofit Community Service

Carl Denny, Hancock Hope House

Kathleen Vahle, Meals on Wheels

Linda Ostewig, The Landing

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Dane and B.J. Erlewein, Erlewein Mortuaries

Chris Baggott, Tyner Pond Farms/The Mug/Griggsby’s Station

Jason Swift/Dan Noah/Brent Sandquist/Kurt Sundling, Wooden Bear Brewing Company

Chamber Service Award

Donieta Ross, Leadership Hancock County/Greenfield Central School Corp.

Brad Hancock, Shelter Insurance

Tricia Raichart, Covance

Chamber Champion

Alana Lashaway, Daily Reporter

Keely Butrum, Raymond James and Elegance Outdoors

Amy Borgmann, Borgmann Realty

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Daniel Morgan is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. He can be reached at (317) 477-3228 or