Evening of Honor

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Honoring business leaders right here in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Tuesday night Ohio Valley University held their annual Evening of Honor event.

The annual event recognizes three outstanding citizens each year.

Taking home the Mid-Ohio Valley Citizen of the Year Award is the director of the Smoot Theatre Corporation, Felice Jorgeson.

Richard and Liza Adams take home the Mid-Ohio Valley Business Leaders of the Year Award.

Richard is CEO of United Bankshares.

Liza is also very active in the business community.

They say it's all about making a difference.

"When you look at life's purpose, a big part of that is trying to make a difference in people's lives," says Richard Adams. "Whether you're in business or other professions, it's what life is all about."

Winners are picked by a committee created the mayors of Parkersburg, Williamstown and Vienna.

This is the 6th year for the event.

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