The Columbus Chamber will bestow the 2014 Columbus Award for business and community leadership on Tanny Crane, president and CEO of the Crane Group, at the Chamber's annual meeting to be held on Feb. 5. Jack Hanna will deliver the event's keynote address.

Crane's father won the same recognition in 1977. She will be the 51st recipient of the Chamber award.

In announcing the award, Melissa Ingwersen,Columbus Chamber chairman and president of the KeyBank Central Ohio District,praised Crane's work. "We'd like to thank Tanny Crane for her extensive contributions as a passionate advocate for the education and well-being of the community, in particular, the youth of our city....Through her sustained, informed leadership, she makes an impact on areas that range from education to economic development."

The 2014 Columbus Chamber Annual Meeting will be held 7-9:15 a.m. on Feb. 5 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center's Battelle Grand ballroom. Tickets to the event are available for $100 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. Register at