Hernandez, Hall, Strieber, Weischwill honored at Chamber banquet

With approximately 300 in attendance, the 99th annual Yorktown Chamber of Commerce banquet was all “Glitz and Glamour” in silver and gold at the Yorktown Community Hall on Tuesday, March 7. As a conclusion to the evening’s festivities, Yorktown Mayor René Hernandez was introduced as the 2017 “Outstanding Citizen/Citizen of the Year” while Jody Hall was honored of the 2017 “Outstanding Volunteer.”

Yorktown High School Senior Cy Strieber received the 2017 “Outstanding Student” award while Mark Weisch will was honored with a plaque in recognition of his service to the Yorktown Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

Mayor Hernandez was recognized for his many years of service to the City of Yorktown -- 10 as mayor and 15 as city councilman. He has also been active with Little League, Yorktown Athletic Booster Club fundraisers, a CCD teacher, Blue Santa helper, as well as helping with the annual Community Thanksgiving feast and Western Days.


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