Friday, March 4, 2016

56th Annual Chamber Banquet Award Winners

The Winston County Economic Development District Partnership/Chamber of Commerce/Main St. held its 56th Annual Banquet at Lake Tiak O' Khata Tuesday, March 3, 2016.   A great time was had by all and the crowd was entertained by 'VOCE', a new ensemble group at ECCC under the direction of Vicki Blaylock. The Partnership also recognized Economic Development Director, Gerald Mills for his 12 years of service. Mills will be retiring later this year. More photos are available from the event by clicking here.  Congratulations to this years winners seen pictured below.

Man of the Year:
Jerry Hemphill























Woman of the Year:
Hazel Garrett




















Retail of the Year:
The Raspberry Beret



























Forestry Award:
Berlin Edwards




















Farmer of the Year:
E.L. Vowell - no photo available



Community Service Award:
Winston Strong




























Life Time Achievement Award:
Giles Ward




























Industry Community Spirit Award:
Dr. Richard "Dick" Baldwin





















Taylor Machine Works: largest number increase
























Winston Plywood: largest percentage increase