The Natchitoches business community gathered at the Natchitoches Events Center to honor outstanding local businesses as the annual Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Dinner. Outpatient Medical Center, Inc. was nominated in two categories: Medium Sized Business of the Year and Non-Profit Business of the Year. OMC, Inc. came in a close second to Ivan Smith Furniture in the Medium Sized Business category. However, OMC, Inc. was awarded Non-Profit of the Year. Josh Manuel, who presented the award stated OMC was recognized for serving the underserved in the community by providing quality patient care and education.