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2021 EPIC Awards

2021 EPIC Awards

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (5:30 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)


Online registration for in-person attendance has closed.  Registration is still open for the live stream.
Register Today for the 2021 EPIC Awards presented by Fidelity Bank
Thursday, June 8th at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Join us for an EPIC night on June 8th to safely celebrate our incredible honorees! This year's event, which is presented by Fidelity Bank, will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, which has 17,000 square feet of socially distant space for attendees to safely enjoy an exciting program, featuring live entertainment during the awards from a variety of local talent. After the program, join us outdoors for even more live entertainment, from Bret Alexander & Friends, refreshments, and activities at our after-party. Limited tickets are available, so reserve your spot today!
We also have a virtual ticket option for those who would like to tune into the fun from the comfort of their homes or offices.

The 2021 EPIC Awards will be honoring the following individuals:
ATHENA® Award, sponsored by Riggs Asset Management:
Kathi Bankes, Director of Catering and Special Events, Culinary Creations by Metz & Ruth's Chris Steak House

This honor is presented to someone who has personified the highest level of professional excellence in her business or profession, has devoted time and energy to the community in a meaningful way, and, most especially, has generously assisted other women in attaining their full potential.
 Innovator of the Year Award sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre:
Theodore Wampole - Executive Director, Luzerne  County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dave Pedri - County Manager, Luzerne County
Will Beekman - General Manager. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

This award is presented to an individual with demonstrated ability to drive innovation within our region. 
Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by: Community Bank NA:
Mary Erwine - President of Erwine Home Health and Hospice, Inc. 
Sandy Insalaco, Sr. - Owner/Director of Insalaco Development Group 

The Award for Volunteer of the Year honors an individual whose voluntary support of community-based and nonprofit organizations in the Greater Wilkes-Barre region not only allows these entities to better meet their mission but also attract and retain other volunteers. 
2021 Community Celebrations sponsored by Geisinger:
Family Service Association of NEPA - Celebrating 125 Years 
Pittston Chamber of Commerce - Celebrating 100 Years
United Way of Wyoming Valley - Celebrating 100 Years
Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. - Celebrating 50 Years
Leadership Wilkes-Barre - Celebrating 40 Years
Diamond City Partnership - Celebrating 20 Years
Dress For Success Luzerne County - Celebrating 10 Years

Community Celebrations honor nonprofit organizations that are being recognized for a milestone anniversary in the Greater Wyoming Valley region. The nonprofits chosen for the Community Celebrations will be honored at the Chamber's EPIC Awards Ceremony.

The 2021 EPIC Awards will follow all local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines for events.
Download the Mohegan Sun Arena Safety Guidelines here and also check out some of the ways that we are keeping you safe that night:

1. Nose and mouth coverings are required for all guests and staff ages 2 and up unless actively consuming food or beverage while in your seat.
2. Maintain a 6' distance from guests not in your group while moving throughout the venue including security and ticketing lines.
3. Hand sanitizing stations have been placed at all entrances and are located throughout the venue.
4. All restrooms have been upgraded to touchless bathroom fixtures including faucets and flushers. Be sure to wash your hands for 20 seconds every time. 
5.Routine sanitization of high-touch areas and surfaces throughout the event using CDC recommended disinfectant and electrostatic sprayers, Plexiglass shields have been installed at concessions counters.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (5:30 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)
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