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The Benton Area Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet will be on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 6:30 pm at the Benton Event Center. Tables for 10 can be purchased for $750. Individual tickets are $80. Seats are placed in the order they are purchased.
The Chamber is pleased to announce that Mr. Mitch Albom will be the featured speaker. Mr. Albom is a best selling author, screenwriter, playwright and journalist. His books have sold, collectively, nearly 40 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful authors of our day. His books include Tuesdays with Morrie, The Time Keeper, Five People You Meet in Heaven and The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto.
Mitch Albom is recognized as one of the nation's preeminent journalists, having written syndicated columns through the Detroit Free Press for over 30 years. He also is a weekly contributor to ESPN's The Sports Reporters show.
Mr. Albom is devoted to philanthropic work and is actively involved with seven charities in Detroit and runs an orphanage in Haiti.
Sponsors of the 2018 banquet are Everett Buick-GMC, Jones Heating and Air, First Security Bank, Baxley-Penfield-Moudy Realtors, McCauley Services, Rineco a Heritage Company, Reed's Metals of Benton, CDI Contractors, LLC, and Fergusons Furniture.
It will be an evening to remember!