‘Best of the Year’ to be honoredPublished 11:00pm Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chamber banquet and meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Troy Country Club.
Kathy Sauer, Chamber president, said the annual banquet is a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and to recognize the Chamber business members and show appreciation for them.
“We look forward to the banquet each year because it is an opportunity to come together as a business community in a time of celebration,” Sauer said. “We are extremely honored to have Dr. Marquita Davis, director of finance for the State of Alabama, as our featured speaker. She is an excellent speaker.
The businesses and industrial future for Alabama is promising and bright and we are looking forward to hearing from her the vision for our state.”
Another highlight of the banquet will be the presentation of awards for businesses, organizations and individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the business community during the past year.
Awards will be presented to the Business of the Year, Best Service Business of the Year, Non-Profit Organization, Industry of the Year, Outstanding Customer Service, Young Professional of the Year, Business Industry Most Committed to Community, Most Promising New Business, Chamber Board Member of the Year, Behind the Scenes, Most Dedicated Volunteer of the Year, Hospitality of the Year and the Agricultural Industry of the Year.
The Chamber’s annual report will be given as way of looking back on the year 2012.
“The Annual Chamber Banquet is also a time for us to celebrate our accomplishments,” Sauer said. “The Chamber was extremely busy during the past year and much was accomplished. We take pride in those accomplishments and are committed to another great year in 2013.”