"We can tell stories about the good Brock Yates and about the bad-boy Brock Yates," Pamela Yates said. The Saturday talk, sponsored in part by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 1 p.m. The talk also will be archived on the Center's You Tube channel.By Bull of 26 May, 1254, Innocent IV allowed her to retain some Franciscan fathers as her special confessors.She was even more devoted to the Franciscan Order than her royal brother.She not only broke off her engagement with a count, but moreover refused the hand of Conrad, son of the German Emperor Frederick II , although pressed to accept him by everyone, even by Pope Innocent IV, who however did not hesitate subsequently (1254) to praise her fixed determination to remain a virgin.As Isabel wished to found a convent of the Order of St.--Tony Fraboni, of Community Bank, NA, received the Max Neal Award for consistent dedication to the Chamber.--Bill Sitzman, longtime Chamber volunteer and patron, received the Ambassador of the Year Award.
When still a child at court, Isabel, or Elizabeth, showed an extraordinary devotion to exercises of piety, modesty, and other virtues.
--Dena Carrigan of the Chemung Canal Trust Company received the Community Spirit Award.
--Dan Bower of Hunt Engineers and the Watkins Brewery Vacation Rentals received the Leader in Business Award.
He joined the Watkins Glen Drivers Walk of Fame in September 2017, and his marker is located in front of the Center.
Photo in text: Brock Yates at the International Motor Racing Research Center in September 2000. 21, 2018 -- The annual Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce Winter Gala drew a large crowd Saturday night to the Harbor Hotel for an evening with a Roaring '20s and Great Gatsby theme.