The 61st Annual Tamaqua Area Community Dinner, and presentation of the 48th annual Citizen of the Year Award, will be held this Wednesday, April 27, at the Tamaqua Community Center, 223 Center St. Cash bar will be open from 6 to 7 p.m., with dinner to be served at 7 p.m.

This year, the annual award was renamed the Joseph M. Plasko Memorial Citizenship Award. It will be presented to Andrew Leibenguth. The dinner is sponsored by the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce and TIDE.

For reservations, or more information, call (570) 668-1880 or email tamaquachamber@verizon.net.