Rome, NY (WIBX) - Five Mohawk Valley companies will be honored at Leading EDGE Awards Luncheon.

This year's honorees include the Air Force Research Lab in Rome, Delta Hardwoods, Northland Communications, Special Metals and Trenton Technologies.

The Leading EDGE Awards recognize companies that have made a significant impact on the region's economy.

Marolyn Wilson, co-owner of Holland Farms, will be presented with the second annual Christoper Destito Award for her dedication and committment to the area.

The luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 19th at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro.

For tickets, call Mohawk Valley EDGE at 338-0393.