Annual Banquet



Held every fall, the Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet is a time to reflect on the past year and recognize outstanding Chamber volunteers including Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Ambassador of the Year. 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Citizen and Volunteer of the Year.
Nominations are due by Wednesday, September 21, 2016.
Winners will be honored at the Annual Banquet on Monday, November 14, 2016.


Click here to submit your nomination for 2016 Citizen of the Year


Click here to submit your nomination for 2016 Volunteer of the Year


Past Citizen of the Year Recipients:
1987 - Anne Wiatt 1993 - Reba Ragsdale 1999 - Lynn Stuart 2005 - Rusleen Maurice 2011 - David & Julia Gardner
1988 - Louis Newman 1994 - M.L. "Red" Cashion  2000 - Travis B. Bryan, Jr. 2006 - George Nelson 2012 - Tim Bryan
1989 - Bookman Peters 1995 - Ron Schmidt 2001 - Celia Goode Haddock  2007 - William Birdwell 2013 - Ben Hardeman
1990- Perry Adkisson 1996 - William S. Thornton 2002 - Sam Sharp 2008 - Tom & Caroline McDonald 2014 - Randy & Brenda Sims
1991 - Ronnie Hale 1997 - Mervin Peters 2003 - James W. Stegall  2009 - Jim Singleton & Stephanie Sale 2015 - Chuck & Tedi Ellison
1992 - Bill Erwin 1998 - Mrs. Mel Pruitt 2004 - Sister Gretchen Kuntz 2010 - J.J. Ramirez  

Past Volunteer of the Year Recipients:

1987 - Reba Ragsdale 1995 - Betty Ann Richter 2001 - Patty Groff 2007 - Jarrod Hix 2013 - Jim Marzurkiewicz
1988 - Cheryl Dean 1996 - Carol Wagner 2002 - Glen Brewer 2008 - John Seigler  2014 - Scott Simpson
1989 - Steve Aldrich 1997 - Mark Sykes 2003 - Dawn Smith Bowers 2009 - John Happ 2015 - Dave Ruesink
1990 - Lynn Stuart 1998 - Phyllis Davis 2004 - Pawan Mahimtura 2010 - Mike Connor  
1991 - Bill Erwin 1999 - Claudia Pollard 2005 - Eric Wylie 2011 - Tedi Ellison  
1992 - Sylvia McMullen 2000 - Patricia Gerling 2006 - J.C. "Cal" McNeill 2012 - Marty Cangelose  


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