The annual Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce banquet will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 6, at the Las Animas High School cafeteria.

The annual Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce banquet will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 6, at the Las Animas High School cafeteria. The meal will consist of roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, salad and assorted desserts. The evening entertainment will be the Kitchen Klutter Band.

The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of community awards: Citizen of the Year, Meritorious Service Award, Business of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Farm Family of the Year. All new businesses will be honored as well. Those attending can check out the deals offered at the silent auction and register to win a door prize.

Tickets purchased or reserved in advance are $20 per person and $25 at the door. Family plan tickets, which is parents and their school aged children, can be purchased for $50. Call the chamber office at 456-0453 in advance to reserve tickets and pay for them at the door.