Abe Clymer and John Ashdown were presented with Abe Awards at the Vandalia Chamber of Commerce banquet on Thursday night.
Clymer was chosen to receive an Abe for the years that he has served as Vandalia's Abraham Lincoln. A Lincoln presenter, Clymer successfully lobbied to have the national presenters group hold its convention in Vandalia.
Ashdown was honored for his leadership in the campaign for a new Family YMCA facility.
Coverage of the chamber banquet will be in Thursday's issue of The Leader-Union.