(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 9, 2016) Voting is underway in the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Choice Awards. The community is encouraged to visit rockwallchamber.org/chamberchoice to vote for their favorite and most deserving local businesses and organizations in seven different categories.
VOTE HERE: rockwallchamber.org/chamberchoice
You may vote once per day through 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15. Winners will be announced Jan. 26 at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse.
Nominated for Best Practices in Community Involvement are Alliance Bank, Atmos Energy, Heath Salon and Spa, Honda Cars of Rockwall, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Toyota of Rockwall.
This award showcases a company that demonstrates a commitment to community involvement and philanthropy as a part of their core business values.
This award showcases a company whose customer service has resulted in an increase of client satisfaction, client retention, referrals and/or profits.
Nominated for Emerging Business Partner of the Year are Brian Llewellyn – State Farm, Embellished on the Square, School of Rock, Simply Kate, Jerry Welch – The Welch Team.
This award recognizes an emerging company that has demonstrated a capacity for creativity and innovation and experienced growth. This company has demonstrated a true entrepreneurial spirit and overall contribution to the community.
This honors an organization that has made a significant economic impact on our area and within the Chamber through leadership, marketing & strategic alliances, charitable (sponsorship) contributions. This award recognizes a company that has demonstrated business success and has displayed overall community development for the greater Rockwall Area.
This award recognizes a mid-size business which has maintained stability over its business life for the operations and successes. Has made outstanding contributions during the past year to employees and the community. Has an excellent reputation and been a strong advocate to the community and the Chamber, and is recognized for integrating excellence and commitment to quality into their business structure.
This company is recognized for integrating excellence and commitment to quality as a core value and point of reference into their business structure. The award recognizes participation in community and Chamber-oriented projects, a proven track record, growth and sustainability of a company and a commitment to quality.
This award recognizes a registered not-for-profit organization who is a member of the Chamber, which has been operational for at least three years and that has made an outstanding contribution to the social, cultural or economic well-being of the Rockwall Area while exhibiting stability, maintaining a good relationship with its volunteers and demonstrating best business practices.
There are other categories such as Spirit of Rockwall, Lifetime Achievement and Board of Director that will not be part of the voting process, but will be honored at the Awards Banquet.
By Dawn Redig, Blue Ribbon News.
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