On November 1, 2023, community leaders will gather at BALLY’S-Evansville today to observe the City-County Observer bestowing three (3) “Community Service Awards” and a “Male and Female” Of The Year Awards” to deserving individuals or organizations who are well-known leaders and volunteers throughout our community.

It’s with extreme pleasure and pride, that we announce our two (2) well-deserving “Persons  Of The Year ” award.”   The winner of the 2023 “Man Of The Year is the renowned Television and Radio legend  MIKE BLAKE. The 2023 CCO “FEMALE of The YEAR” award winner is a community leader and political icon. CONNIE ROBINSON.

The City-County Observer recently announced our three (3) deserving “Community Service Award” winners for 2023. They are the well-respected Daniela Vidal Chancellor of IVY Tech Community College and the Honorable Vanderburgh County Superior Court Judge, Tom Massey, and Southwestern Indiana Building and Construction Trades Council Selected CCO “2023 Organization Of The Year”

Steve Hammer and County Commissioner Ben Shoulders are Co-Chairmen of the 2023 “Community Services Award Luncheon”  They are also excited to announce that D. William Moreau a highly regarded and nationally known attorney and newspaper President/Publisher of the Indiana Citizen newspaper shall be the event Keynote Speaker.

This year’s event Master of Ceremonies will be the Memorial Baptist Church mega preacher and publisher of “Our Times” newspaper, Dr. Adrian Brooks.

Today’s awards luncheon will be held at Bally’s-Evansville in Walnut rooms A and B.  Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and the event will officially start at noon

For the last 10 years, this “Awards Luncheon” was sold out. We had to turn away 7 groups of people who wanted a table at this event.