The Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, previously the queen’s banquet, will take place this Thursday, April 26, at the Eagles Hall, 707 W. Congress.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Four scholarships will be awarded to Pacific High School senior boys and girls who applied.

Community awards also will be presented.

Tickets are $15 each and include dinner and the evening’s events. Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber or from one of the five scholarship candidates.

The candidates earn points toward ticket sales so people are encouraged to support them. The candidates and their emails are as follows:

Rachel Hendrix,;

Christopher Hayden,;

Heather Castelli,;

Elizabeth Petersen,

Anyone who is unable to attend the banquet, but still wishes to support the scholarship program is urged to consider making a $20 donation to the scholarship fund. Checks should be made payable to Pacific Chamber of Commerce and mailed to 333 Chamber Drive, Pacific, MO 63069.