Presented annually by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, the 70th Annual First Citizen Awards Banquet returns to the in-person event format on March 5, 2022 at the Salem Convention Center. Recognized individuals, who through their business, volunteering, and philanthropic efforts, improve the lives of those in the Salem community by serving first. The First Citizen Awards Banquet recognizes individuals in the categories of Outstanding Young Professional, Distinguished Service Award, and First Citizen. These men and women do remarkable things to make our community a better place and are examples of what happens when ordinary people take selfless action. Join us for this humbling and inspiring event by clicking salemchamber.org.