Representatives John Evans and Flo Fabrizio joined 500 others from politics and the local business community for Thursday nights annual legislator dinner. The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership has sponsored the dinner for the past 21 years. Organizers hope it gives everyone a chance to talk about future plans for job creation in the region. William Hillbert, Sr., the president and CEO of the PHB Corporation in Fairview, was awarded the Louis J. Tullio Community Service Award. Each year, its given to someone who has performed outstanding service to improve the Erie community. Hilbert is active in a variety of charities and organizations. His son, John, accepted the award on his behalf. JET-TVs David Belmondo emceed the event.