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Annual Dinner

2015 Annual Dinner 

LHVB Annual Dinner

Join Us For A Farm-To-Table Experience - RSVP NOW!

Thursday, October 15
Glades Pike Winery
2208 Glades Pike, Somerset PA  15501 

2015 Employee of the Year Nomination Form

Deadline to RSVP: Monday, October 5, 2015
Cost: $60/person
Dress Attire: Business Casual

Evening Program

5:30pm CORNHOLE & COCKTAILS
Test your skills and enjoy wines by Glades Pike Winery and
brews by Four Seasons Brewing Company.
6:20pm WELCOME REMARKS & INTRODUCTIONS
Michael Langer, LHVB Board Chairman
6:35pm INVOCATION & DINNER
Farm-to-Table Stations by Crazy Alice’s Café

SOUP STATION
Butternut Squash Bisque w/ Garnishes
Roasted Free-Range Chicken Stew w/ Homemade Noodles

SALAD STATION
Tossed greens, local veggies, Chef’s prepared salads
Assorted baked breads, rolls, butter & local jams

CARVING STATION
Roasted Turkey Breast w/ cranberry relish & gravy
Homemade Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf (local ground beef)

SIDE DISHES
Baked Apples, Zucchini Stu ed w/ Rice, Baked Onions ala Bleu and
Roasted Root Vegetables

PIE STATION
Sand Hill Berries Pies
7:30pm GUEST SPEAKER
Gloria Blint, Red House Communications
7:50pm SPECIAL RECOGNITION & REMARKS
Renee Seifert, LHVB President & CEO
8:15pm LHVB CHAMPIONS OF TOURISM AWARDS
Tourism Trailblazer of the Year
Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year
Tourism Employee of the Year

Cost: $60 per person
Gold Level Sponsor: Table of 8 & Recognition - $800
Silver Level Sponsor: ½ Table & Recognition - $500

Register Now! (must pay by credit card)

2015 LHVB Tourism Awards 

Nominees are currently being accepted for 2015 Employee of the Year. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, September 30th. Complete and submit the form below to nominate an employee for Employee of the Year.

Download a PDF of the 2015 Employee of the Year nomination form.

Highlights from the 2014 LHVB Annual Dinner, held at The Historic Summit Inn Resort:

Laurel Highlands: A Year in Review - 2013-2014


LHVB Champions of Tourism Awards Winners:

Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year
Pam Kruse, Firefly Grill | Falls Market & Inn | Firefly on the Plaza

Hear Pam's Story: 


Tourism Trailblazer of the Year
Gabrielle Nastuck, Latrobe Art Center

Hear Gabi's Story: 

*Special thanks to Louise Tilzey-Bates for narrating the above videos! 


Tourism Employee of the Year
Raymond Matthews, Vineyard Manager, Christian W. Klay Winery

Employee of the Year - 2014  

Landmark Anniversaries:

80th Anniversary - Mt. St. Macrina's Annual Pilgrimage
75th Anniversary - The Mountain Playhouse
60th Anniversary - Fayette County Fair
60th Anniversary - Westmoreland County Fair
50th Anniversary - Laurel Caverns
50th Anniversary - Wilderness Voyageurs

Photos from the Event: 

 

Annual Laurel Highlands Champions of Tourism Awards

Winners:

2013 

Louise-web judy-web linda-web olga-web

 

LHVB had the honor of bestowing our annual Tourism Awards, in addition to one special recognition award, to the following people:

 

Special Recognition Award
Linda McKenna Boxx


Entrepreneur of the Year
Judy Pletcher


Trailblazer of the Year
Olga Herbert


Employee of the Year Award
Louise Tilzey-Bates