Chamber of Commerce
2008 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
The Alexander County Chamber of
Commerce held the Annual Membership Banquet the evening of February 18,
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A number of
prestigious awards were presented including:
Citizen of the Year Award, Large Business of the Year Award, Small Business
of the Year Award, Farmer of the Year Award, Beautification Awards and
New Business Awards.
In addition retiring board members and past president of the Board were
recognized for their service to the Chamber of Commerce.
. 2008 LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
. 2008 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Payne FARMER OF THE YEAR AWARD:
DEAL APPLE ORCHARD
.2008 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD:
.A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
Alexander County Schools
Alexander County Economic Development Corp.
Alexander County Government
Cooper Southern Properties
EnergyUnited Water Corporation
GDS/Republic Services of NC, Inc.
Martin Starnes & Associates, CPA's, PA
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Piedmont Natural Gas
Schneider Mills, Inc.
Town of Taylorsville
.2007 NEW BUSINESSES:
A-1 Printing Plus
Liberty Reload Services
Schronce Power Sports
Tarlton Insurance AgencY
2008 BEAUTIFICATION AWARD:
.RETIRING BOARD MEMBERS:
Plaques were given to the following retiring board members for their service:
Gail Drum 2001-2007
Allison Taylor 2005-2007
David Icenhour 2005-2007
George Holleman 2005-2007
2007 President Wiley Ballard was presented a plaque
for his service to the Chamber.