Salute To Business

Join the Regional Chamber as we salute our Valley’s businesses. Joining us will be keynote speaker Timothy J. Wilmott, President and Chief Operating Officer of Penn National Gaming, Inc., who will certainly discuss his company’s future move into the Valley.
Prior to stepping into his current position at Penn National in February 2008, Wilmott served as Chief Operating Officer of Harrah’s Entertainment for approximately four years, during which time he oversaw the operations of all of Harrah’s revenue-generating businesses, including 48 gaming facilities, 70,000 slot machines, 38,000 hotel rooms and 300 restaurants.

The morning will also feature the presentation of the 2012 Salute to Business awards:

Business Advocate of the Year
Martin A. Abraham, Dean
Youngstown State University

Business Professional of the Year
Tom Zidian
John Zidian Group Companies

Entrepreneur of the Year
Robert Berk
Berk Enterprises

Small Business Person of the Year

Steve Sava
Perigee Business Technologies

Non-Profit Professional of the Year

Janice E. Strasfeld
The Youngstown Foundation

Salute to Labor Achievement

Roland “Butch” Taylor, Jr.
Local Union 396 Plumbers & Pipefitters

As is tradition at the Salute breakfast, we will also receive a preview of Youngstown State University’s football season from Head Coach Eric Wolford and kick off the 166th Canfield Fair! Be sure to join us for this annual tradition and celebration. Reservations: Advance reservations requested by Aug. 24, 2012. Cancellations received thereafter will be billed.

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