Friday night, the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony.  Putnam Rotarian Dick Loomis served as master of ceremonies for the event at the Thompson Speedway Restaurant. 

Jay Sinha, another Putnam Rotarian, received the Past President's Award in recognition of his service as the Chamber's President for 2011. 

Karen and Gary Osbrey were awarded the Business Person of the Year Award for their community service.  Karen and Gary own and operate WINY radio, the AM radio station serving Northeastern Connecticut.  Both Karen and Gary are very active in the Putnam Rotary Club and the Rotary District. 

Betti Kuszaj was recognized for her 30 years of service as the Executive Director of the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce.  

All five Rotarians demonstrated the Rotary motto in action, "Service Above Self".  Well done Putnam Rotarians!