JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of our Community Awards, which will be presented at our Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on Thur., June 8 at 5:30pm, at the Ball Farm Event Center.
This is the second year of the expanded awards presentation, and we are proud to announce the following categories and winners:
The Professional of the Year is an individual who invests time and energy over and above the norm to build relationships in our business community and the region. We are excited to present the 2023 Professional of the Year Award to Rayma Daugherty of United Cumberland Bank.
The Chamber’s Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of a highly motivated, emerging leader from the Chamber’s membership. We are excited to present the 2023 Young Professional Award to Raphael Baeta with Express Employment Professionals.
The Community Impact Award is given to an organization which has provided outstanding service to the community, demonstrated sound management practices and exceptional leadership. The organization must have operated for at least three years and be a member in good standing of the Chamber. We are excited to present the 2023 Community Impact Award to Postmark LaFollette.
The Veteran-Owned Business Achievement Award recognizes the success of a business and honors its contributions to the growth and diversity of the American economy. This award recognizes a veteran-owned business that has attained outstanding business achievement and exemplifies contributions made by veteran-owned businesses in the country. We are excited to present the 2023 Veteran Owned Business Award to Celia Smith of Express Employment Professionals.
The Educator of the Year Award is awarded to a local educator that gives above and beyond to create a Superior Learning Environment for their students. We are excited to present the 2023 Educator of the Year Award to Jessica Chapman of LaFollette Middle School.
Ambassador of the Year Award is awarded to a person who participates in the Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program that exemplifies volunteerism, attends chamber functions, such as Ribbon Cuttings, Chamber Coffees, Business of the Month, Ground Breakings, etc., volunteers for Chamber activities, is very active among the Ambassadors, and is willing to help with any activities that may come along. We are excited to present the 2023 Chamber Ambassador of the Year Award to Nancy Green of LaFollette Public Library.
The Legacy Award is a prestigious award that honors the highest standard of dedication to growth, development and enhancement of our community for those who visit, live and work here. The Legacy Award is designed to recognize a long-standing member and their long-term commitment to economic growth and community investment. Member nominees have been members of the Chamber of Commerce for over 30 years. We are excited to present the 2023 Legacy Award to Rice Oil.
The New Business of the Year Award is a member business less than two-years-old that has achieved outstanding success and/or made a notable impact on the community. We are excited to present the 2023 New Business of the Year Award to A1 Shipping and Printing.
The Business of the Year Award is given to businesses which have contributed to the economic vitality and demonstrated an unusual faith in the future business climate of the area and is the highest honor of all Chamber awards. We are excited to present the 2023 Business of the Year Award to LaFollette Utilities Board.
The Director’s Award will be announced and presented this evening to an individual who has proved to be invaluable to Chamber operations and events over the last year during the Annual Meeting and Dinner.
Tickets and table sponsorships are still available for the event.
For ticket or table information, please call 423-566-0329. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/31/2023-6AM-REPUBLISHED – 06/08/2023-6AM)