25 Under 35 Awards ceremony, dinner set for February 11 at Stambaugh Auditorium

The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, is announcing the 2016 honorees for the 25 Under 35 Awards. Previously known as the 40 Under 40 Awards, the program is in its 11th year of recognizing the Mahoning Valley’s best and brightest young professionals for excellence in their professional field and commitment to their community.

“This year we had over 80 exceptional young professionals that were nominated, which is a testament to the quality of the dedicated young professionals in the Mahoning Valley,” said Rose Shaffer, chairwoman of the 2016 25 Under 35 Awards. “We are excited to announce the top 25 honorees of 2016 and to continue this excellent tradition of honoring this vibrant, motivated group of young people.”

The honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony set for Thursday, Feb. 11 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. The event begins with a 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour. Dinner occurs at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

During the ceremony, three honorees will be distinguished for special accolades as MVP Award winners. Both the 25 honorees and top three are selected by a committee, formed by MVYP and CFMV, based upon professional and service categories.

The 2016 honorees are:

Brian Alls, Bravura 3D- Youngstown Business Incubator; Christopher Anderson, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC; Dr. Brianne Bagwell, Family Practice Center of Salem; Lindsay Renea Benton, Lindsay Renea Dance Theater; Sable Beshara-Kyle, Cafaro Company; Taylor Cera, The Orthopedic Surgery Center; Monica Craven, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley; Dr. Rebecca Curnalia, Youngstown State University; Mollie Hartup, Youngstown State University; Lauren Landy, WFMJ; Mary Louk, FNB of Pennsylvania; Dominic Marchionda, YSU Center for Urban & Regional Studies; Kristen Olmi, Mahoning County Sanitary Engineering Department; Brad Patterson, Youngstown Phantoms and B.J. Alan; Timothy Petrey, HD Davis CPAs; David Redig, WKBN/WYTV/Fox Youngstown; John Rossi, Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce; Kelcie Schiraldi, Farmers Trust Company; Tiffany Sokol, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation; Kristen Taylor, Shepherd of the Valley; Robert (RJ) Thompson, Youngstown State University; Samantha Turner, American Maintenance; Dr. Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University; Laura Waldo, Valley Electric Consolidated; and Dr. Cicilia Yudha, Youngstown State University.

Individual tickets can be purchased for $55 at Stambaugh Auditorium box office by calling 330-259-0555 or visiting www.stambaughonlinetix.com

For additional information, contactRose Shaffer rose@tbeic.org or 330-207-2635.

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