The 2017 Annual Awards Banquet, “Emeralds of the Sea,” will be held. At this year’s gala, the Chamber will present the Wilbur “Bill” LaMotta Community Service Award to outstanding Virgin Islanders and recognize members that have been a part of the organization for 25 plus years. The award is presented to individuals who exhibit dedication, sincerity, forthrightness and ethics in the performance of his or her duties or in the practice of his or her business or profession. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:45 p.m. Entertainment will be provided. Attire is colorful island elegant. Tickets are priced at $140 per person and include dinner and complimentary wine.