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Annual Chamber of Commerce gala scales to new heights

There was mingling, dancing, smiling and recognition of many accomplishments.

The annual Woodbury Chamber of Commerce awards gala was held Friday, Jan. 25 at the Prom Center in Oakdale with the theme "Scaling New Heights."

Woodbury High School Band Director Brent Comeau accepted the Educator of the Year award, while Woodbury's Community Development Director Dwight Picha was awarded Citizen of the Year.

Express Employment Professionals was given the Business of the Year award this year.

The gala also included outstanding achievement awards to board members as well as the passing of the torch from past chair Liz Fleischhacker to new chair Heidi Bardwell.

Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.