The Brady/McCulloch County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual member appreciation banquet Monday, Jan. 22 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Civic Center. The theme of this year’s banquet will be “An Evening at the Oscars” with attire being business casual. Tickets for the event are $10 per person and may be purchased from any chamber director or at the Chamber office at 101 East First Street. The dinner will be a sirloin or pork chop meal catered by Lone Star Barbecue. Highlights of the annual event will come when the McCulloch County Citizen of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Public Officer of the Year and Business of the Year Awards are presented to deserving individuals in the county. This year’s guest speaker is Dennis Gaines, a cowboy poet and humorist. For more details or information about the upcoming banquet, contact the Chamber of Commerce a 597-3491.