(ROCKWALL, TX — January 25, 2018) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the outstanding contributions of local businesses, organizations and individuals to the community during its East Bound and Down Annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 23 at Southern Junction.
Congratulations to the following winners of each category:
Best Practices in Community Involvement: Southwest Kia
Best Practices in Customers Services: Shenaniganz
Emerging Business of the Year: Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
Corporate Partner of the Year: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe
Medium Size Business of the Year: Soulman’s Bar-B-Que
Small Business Partner of the Year: NTX Indoor Digital Billboards
Nonprofit of the Year: Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Texas
Young Professional of the Year: Shaun Kirkland
Spirit of Rockwall: Joey Wilhoite
Ambassador of the Year: Chuck Leblo
Director of the Year: Katy Miller
Lifetime Achievement: Rick Filip
Chamber Partner of the Year: Southwest Kia
Chamber Partnership Milestones
5 years: Blue Ribbon News, CertaPro Painters of Lake Ray Hubbard, Galyean Insurance Agency, Hanby Insurance, Key Element Media, Law Offices of Estrada & Estrada, Nichols Wealth Management
10 years: Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, Meals on Wheels Senior Services, Saint Matthias Catholic Church, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, The Flower Box, Toyota of Rockwall
15 years: Alliance Bank, American National Logistics
20 years: Rockwall Economic Development Corporation, Rockwall ISD, Soroptimist International of Rockwall
25 years: B.C. Golf Unlimited, City of Heath, Dr. Danette McNew, D.D.S., Filip Insurance Services, Whataburger
30 years: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe, Ranger Title Co., Southern Junction, Spectrum Enterprise
35 years: Dr. Stan Lowrance, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.
40 years: Ebby Halliday Realtors, JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, Oncor Electric Delivery, Rest Haven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Rockwall Flower & Design, Rockwall Ford
45 years: Rockwall Crossing Orthodontics
The Chamber also recognized its new Board of Directors Chairman for 2018, Richard Redig, during the event.
Photos by Blue Ribbon News.
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