Rowlett Chamber Community Awards Banquet Jan. 27

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(ROWLETT, TX — January 17, 2018) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce has announced that its 39th Annual Community Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The banquet is Rowlett’s premier business event as it highlights the most accomplished companies and individuals as well as the Chamber’s past year accomplishments.

Awards will be presented in a variety of categories including: Small Business of the Year, Corporate Business of the Year, Community Partner of the Year, the Biff Bettencourt Outstanding Service Award and the Chamber’s highest award, the Big “R” Pacesetter. Nominees have been voted on by the Chamber membership and will be announced at the banquet. Other awards will be presented for Firefighter, Police Officer, Public Works Employee, Teacher and Principal of the Year. A highlight of the awards is the Vernon Schrade Heritage Hall of Fame Award which is selected and presented by the Schrade family. Also being recognized will be the Ambassador of the Year and the Leadership Rowlett Alumni of the Year. Each award is sponsored by a Chamber member.

“At the chamber, we are fortunate to have so many amazing companies and individuals to honor each year,” said Carol Prano, the chamber’s vice president of Membership Services. “This night allows us the opportunity to celebrate Rowlett’s business successes and honor those who have significantly impacted the community.”

The Annual Awards Banquet will take place at the Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland located at 5101 George Bush Highway with a cocktail hour beginning at 6:00 pm followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. This year’s banquet will feature Cathi Hight, a consultant with Hight Performance Group, who has helped the Chamber restructure the Chamber’s membership program. Chamber members as well as non-members are welcome to attend. Ticket information is available at

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