Reservations Still Available For Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner

Reservations Still Available For Chamber Dinner

Reservations are still available for the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce dinner slated for 6 p.m. today at the White Palace, Wheeling Park. For reservations, go online to wheelingchamber.com or call 304-233-2575.

Guest speaker for the dinner is decorated war hero and double amputee Col. Gregory Gadson who served as the garrison commander of Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County Virginia, where he oversaw the daily operations of the base, home to 50,000 military personnel and control for more than 140 commands for the Department of Defense.

Gadson’s military awards include a Purple Heart, the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit awards, three Bronze Stars, three Meritorious Service Medals and the Army Commendation Medal.

The colonel also has a small acting career, appearing in the 2012 action blockbuster “Battleship.”

Also at the event, the Chamber of Commerce will present several community awards during the dinner.

Sponsors for the event include The Health Plan, Community Bank and American Electric Power.

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