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A night of celebration at this years' Black & White Gala

YAKIMA, Wash. - Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce hosted its Black & White Gala on Thursday at the Yakima Convention Center. 

The nights' biggest award went to Rick Pinnell who was honored with the Ted Robertson Community Service Award. 

Jon Ison won Volunteer of the Year, he has been an active member in the community and has been working with veterans in Yakima. 

The Non-Profit of the Year award went to Yakima Humane Society, who is always helping out animals in need. 

Michael Dan Chugg from Jose Miguel Puro was nominated in the category Emerging Business of the Year, and came with his team to the event. 

“It was a compliment to be in that category,” said Chugg.   

Guests enjoyed a reception at 6 p.m, following dinner at 7 p.m. 

At the event people enjoyed live music by KCJ Jazz Co. 

The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce is an organization that promotes leadership in the community. 


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