Laughlin, NV: A night of celebrating and surprise giving during the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards.

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Laughlin, NV: A night of celebrating and surprise giving during the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards.

The Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards was held on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at the AVI Resort and Casino located at 10000 Aha Macav Pkwy in Laughlin, Nevada.

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– Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards:

**** Here is what happened during the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards: ****

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– Scott Gossein welcomed the crowd to the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards and welcomed new members to the Needles Chamber of Commerce.

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– Blanca and Luis Valdez were recognized as being new members of the Needles Chamber of Commerce.

Blanca and Luis Valdez announced the new El Rio Burritos coming soon to Westside Chevron Circle K in Needles, California.

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– Remarks were delivered by Needles Chamber of Commerce President Ed Horst.

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– Margot MeKee announced the award winners.

** Award Winners: **

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– Citizen of the Year:

Edward T. Paget, M.D.

City of Needles Mayor Mayor

– ZachNews spoke to City of Needles Mayor Mayor Edward T. Paget, M.D. before he won the Citizen of the Year award about what this event means to the community and what’s coming up in Needles, California.

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– Interview with City of Needles Mayor Mayor Edward T. Paget, M.D.:

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– Volunteer of the Year:

George DeLeon

St Vincent de Paul

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– Educator of the Year:

Kimberly (Kim) Breaux

Interact Advisor and School Counselor at Needles Unified School District

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– Business of the Year:

Desert Communities Federal Credit Union

Downtown Needles, California

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– Needles Chamber of Commerce President Elect Joe Jones talked about the Needles Chamber of Commerce and what has happened in this year.

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Needles Chamber of Commerce President Elect Joe Jones told the crowd that the 5066 posted around the room is the 506.6 percent net income increase in the Needles Chamber of Commerce.

Joe Jones thanked everybody for their hard work and their putting so much for our community.

** Money Donated: **

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– Brent Jones and Ken Parker received 3 checks for the Needles Field of Dreams; a new baseball field next to an existing Little League field at Ed Parry Park in Needles, California.

Needles Chamber of Commerce: $5,066.00

Dairy Queen, Subway, and Shell Gas Station: $5,066.00

Best Western Colorado River Inn: $506.60

Total: $10,638.60

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The Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards closed with music by Dry Heat.

ZachNews thanks everybody who came out to the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards as well as to all the staff and security at the AVI Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada for their hard work during the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards.

ZachNews also want to thank the Needles Regional Museum Thrift Store for a great pick of clothing to wear for the Needles Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Community Awards.

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