LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Hundreds came to celebrate business Wednesday evening.
An estimated 500 community members attended Greater Lafayette Commerce's (GLC) annual dinner.
Officials recognized the hard work of some of the the 3,500 volunteers in GLC with awards including diversity, leadership and development.
This year's winner of the 85th annual Grand Marquis de Lafayette award for community service went to Gordon Kingma.
"Even the eight or ten awards tonight don't begin to recognize the tremendous amount of wonderful people and the work that they do. So it's very important to recognize as much as we can, the great accomplishments of the people in this community," says Chamber Council Chair Dave McKinnis.
News 18's own Jeff Smith served as master of ceremonies at the dinner.
The keynote speaker was Olympic gold medalist and Lafayette native David Boudia.
People across Indiana are bundling up against colder temperatures than parts of the state saw in either of the past two winters.
A northwestern Indiana planning board is expected to vote on whether to move forward with building the proposed Illiana Expressway that would connect Interstate 65 near Lowell with Interstate 55 south of Chicago.
An attorney for a southern Indiana man charged with murder in the death of his 20-year-old nephew says the shooting was an accident.