The Chamber's 70th Annual Dinner celebration took place on January 23, 2014. This yearly event provides an opportunity for business and community members to come together and celebrate North Manchester as well as honor those that help to make our town such a great place to live and work. This year Robert and Robin Shepherd were honored as Citizens of the Year for their many philanthropic endeavors. Fahs-Brown Plumbing,Inc. received the Commerce award for their contributions to our local economy and their support of many local projects. Jodi Barrett was awarded Spirit of the Community for her charitable works related to the Reach Program and the Angel Tree project. Timbercrest Senior Living Community, Manchester University and the North Manchester Moose #1518 each received a Legacy Award for their outstanding contributions to the community and their works toward "creating a culture of generosity" in North Manchester.