WATKINS GLEN--The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce held the annual Winter Gala at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, Saturday, Jan. 18. Awards were presented to area businesses and officials for involvement in the community and contributions to the local economy. The Community Spirit Award was presented to Village of Montour Falls Mayor John King. The Leader in Business honor was given to Chicone Builders and Chicone Cabinetmakers. Ted Marks of Atwater Estate Vineyards was celebrated with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He appeared at the event via Skype video conferencing with Katie Marks accepting the award. Former Schuyler County Legislature Chairman Dennis Fagan was given the Max Neal Award. All award winners were nominated for their respective honors. A silent auction was also held featuring products and services offered by chamber members along with a live auction.