Events & Entertainment
2014 Community Awards Banquet
Congratulations to all 2013 Community Awards winners
announced March 14th at the 49th Annual Community Awards Banquet!
First Citizen: Timm Cable
Distinguished Service: Shane Hedrick
Educator of the Year: Jeff Witt
Education Support Staff of the Year: Kevin Swann
Junior Citizen: Johnny Archer
Business of the Year: Independence Cinema
Food & Beverage Service: Crush Wine Bar & Tasting Room
Non-Profit/Organization: Independence Hop & Heritage Festival
Professional/Personal Service: Ash Creek Animal Clinic
Retail Service: Independence Cinema
Top Hat Sponsors:
2014 State of the Cities Address
The Annual State of the Cities Address was held Wednesday, February 12 at the Independence Cinema. Thank you to all who helped to make the event so successful!
- To Mayor Oberst and Mayor McArdle, thank you for your informative remarks and sharing the successes of 2013 and goals for 2014.
- To Elie Kasaab, owner of Independence Cinema, thank you for your hospitality including the ever-so-tasty popcorn and soda.
- To the staff of Independence Cinema–Cruz, Patty, and Abraham–thank you for your time and awesome customer service.
- To Josh Brandt, owner of Crush Wine Bar & Tasting Room, thank you for the delicious boxed lunches.
- To all who attended, thank you for sharing your time with us to support our community.
For photos of the event and to download each mayor’s speech, click here.