Chamber, Civic Center and downtown Lima announce ‘Celebrate the City’
LIMA – A new event taking place at the end of September aims to bring the community together to enjoy great music and a cold drink while experiencing diverse eateries, all in the center of downtown Lima.
Celebrate the City will take place on September 29, 2016 at the Civic and Convention Center from 6 to 9 p.m.
The event, conceived in a collaborative effort by the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Lima Inc. and the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center, will celebrate the city’s collaborative efforts of growth and vision for a vibrant future of living, working and playing.
Come celebrate our city while enjoying music, drinks and food prepared by a variety of local restaurants while we raise our glasses to our many accomplishments over the last year.
Sponsors of the event:
- Gold Sponsors – Charter Communications
- Silver Sponsors- Dominion, Potash Corp, Husky Lima Refinery and St. Rita’s Health Partners
- Beverage Sponsors- Anheuser Busch Distributors and Hiedelberg Distributing. Media Sponsor- Childers Media Group.
About the Chamber: Founded in 1887, the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce is the community’s leading advocate and champion for business. Its primary objective is to create a climate of growth and success in our community.
About downtown Lima: Founded in 1995, Downtown Lima, Inc. has a mission is to stimulate economic development, improve the appearance and create a positive image of the downtown as a desirable place to work, live, shop, dine and invest.
About the Civic Center:The VMCCC is the principal example for Allen County when capacity and capability of hundreds of dedicated, civic-minded and action-oriented private citizens came together over the course of a decade, from the early 1970s to 1984. These individuals—the Silent Giants and Big Thinkers—illustrate the ability to dream and subsequently construct what has become a primary asset to quality of life and economic development.