Karnes City Community Chamber of Commerce President Willene Taylor welcomed guests before a barbecue dinner was served.
Leroy Skloss was honored as Citizen of the Year in recognition for many years of dedicated service to the community.
The Karnes County Community Health Center was honored as Business of the Year in recognition of their dedicated service to the community.
The Panna Maria Historical Society was honored as Organization of the year in recognition for many years of preserving the rich history of the community.
The banquet featured a silent auction and the theme this year was “showtime” with many movie posters decorating the Panna Maria Diner.
Chamber officials expressed thanks to everyone who donated auction items.